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Juggling Work and UPSC Civils Dreams: Insights from Himanshu Tyagi, IFS Officer!

The coveted UPSC Civil Services exam, gateway to the Indian civil service, attracts countless aspirants each year. Yet, balancing the grueling three-stage process – Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test – with a full-time job can seem like a daunting task.
Himanshu Tyagi IFS Civils 2024 Tips

Enter Himanshu Tyagi, an IFS officer who cracked the UPSC in 2018 while holding a full-time position. His key message? Consistency is your compass. He cleared IITJEE, landed in IIT Roorkee. Later, he cleared GATE and joined IOCL. After 5 yrs in job, he cleared both UPSC CSE & IFS, but chose IFS.

"Don't aim for unrealistic bursts of study," Tyagi emphasizes. "Instead, commit to a manageable schedule and stick to it religiously for at least one or two years. This unwavering dedication builds confidence and momentum, crucial for tackling such challenging goals."

Tyagi's advice resonates with many working professionals harboring UPSC dreams. It's a call to action for strategic planning, realistic goals, and unwavering commitment. The journey may be demanding, but with consistency as your guiding principle, even the most formidable peak can be scaled.

UPSC Civils 2024 Golden Tips for Success by Himanshu Tyagi, IFS

He recently tweeted via his 'X' account on the tips for success in UPSC Civil Services. His tweet read - 

  • Golden tips from my UPSC prep and full-time job saga 
  • Wake up at 3:30 am and study for 4 hours. 
  • Study for 1/2 hr in the evening after office. 
  • Watch study videos while travelling to the workplace. 
  • Keep study material on mobile/PC, Study in every small break you get at your workplace. 
  • Study 10 hours on weekends.
  • You can't afford to waste time when you harbour difficult goals for you.
Published date : 19 Dec 2023 05:45PM

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