Ramkrishna secured an AIR 404 in UPSC 2021 (5th attempt). A student of CD’s Mentorship programs he was mentored by Sajal sir and Sukanya ma’am.
His UPSC-CSE journey started in 2017. After failing 4 attempts, finally he tasted success. In the first attempt, he wasn’t able to clear Prelims. In 2018, he cleared prelims and sat for mains. In 2020, though he reached interview, his name was not in the final merit list.
In 2021, He cleared UPSC with AIR 404 because of Smash Mains Program of Sajal Sir.
In his interview, Ramkrishna elaborated the ways how he got massive help from CD Mentorship programs.
- The collective support of Sajal Sir & Sukanya Ma’am made him improve his answer drastically. Discussions were extremely important because it increased writing speed and develop content ideas.
- After every test, Sajal Sir called every student personally. And get connected over the phone to provide personalized attention. And this evaluation brought many micro-level success-oriented suggestions which are crucial for all GS papers.
- After checking answer copies, Sukanya ma’am, suggested tips that improved his Marks in Ethics (GS-4)
- Those Model Answers shared in Smash Programs, are extremely needful to understand UPSC’s demand.
- Resource consolidation on Mains’ Preparation.
Ramkrishna believes UPSC Mains is the stage that matters in your success. It is your performance in the Mains exam hall that will decide your name on the list. Other than this “..you need clarity of vision”, says Ramkrishna, to keep yourself determined to your goal.
It is yet another validation of CivilsDaily’s vision and approach to personalized mentorship.
In a candid conversation with us, Ramkrishna shared his journey, hardships, lessons learned, and his secret of what kept him going.
About Ramkrishna Saran
Ramkrishna hails from Rajasthan and is an engineering graduate. Ramkrishna took multiple attempts to crack UPSC and secure an AIR 404 in UPSC 2021. This was his 5th attempt. Ramkrishna’s optional was Agriculture.
Ramkrishna has really made us proud and we wish her all the very best. She is going to be a great administrator and an inspiration to millions.
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