[VIDEO]TOPPER’S STRATEGY- RANK 455 MAYANK GURJAR UPSC CSE 2019 TOPPER – An Inspiring Story- Cracks UPSC Exam in First Attempt – IASbaba’s ILP, TLP Connect and IMP Student!

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An inspiring story and learn how to crack this exam in 1st attempt from UPSC Topper 2019, MAYANK GURJAR Rank 455 UPSC CSE 2019 (Chemistry Optional). He shares his preparation strategy with Mohan Sir (IASbaba Founder).


He was part of all the 3 flagship program’s of IASbaba –ILP, TLP Connect and IMP.

He comes from a humble background and his upbringing makes him emotionally and mentally strong. And here is a story that can inspire thousands and millions of students.

Among Free Initiatives, his favourite programs are IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs, 60 Day Plan and TLP -Mains Answer Writing.

Kudos and Salute to his consistent efforts, determination and hard work which has helped him clear UPSC Exam in the very 1st Attempt. 

In the conversation, apart from his Preparation Strategy, many important topics have been touched upon like – How he improved his scores in Ethics and Essay how one should not get emotional when choosing an Optional, Importance of Reading Newspaper, How important is devising one’s own strategy, and many more..

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Hear the Success Story of MAYANK GURJAR Rank 455 UPSC CSE 2019 –

0:00 – Introduction – Cracks Exam in 1st Attempt, Part of all the 3 Flagship Programs of IASbaba- ILP, TLP, IMP

00:48 – Hardwork – Way to Success !!

01:39 – His Upbringing makes him Emotionally Strong Personality

02:12 – Motivation to take up the UPSC Exam? Story which can inspire thousands and millions of students

6:50 – When did you start your UPSC Preparation? How did you manage the college syllabus (final year) and UPSC Preparation?

9:12 – Do you Believe in XYZ’ Optionals have an edge over other Optionals? How to Choose an Optional ? What should be the criteria?

12:12 – Don’t become Emotional when choosing an Optional

12:30 – How to Choose an Optional? Interest vs Scoring Trends

13:00 – Preparation Strategy – Prelims, Mains, Interview

13:22 – PRELIMS Strategy

13:54 – Importance of Reading Hindu Newspaper

14:25 – Importance of IASbaba’s ILP – Choose it for 2 Reasons 1. Quality 2. Economical (Affordability)

15:45 – Stick to minimum resource

16.24 – Importance of Prelims Test Series (IASbaba)

17:25 –  MAINS Strategy

18:29 –  Joined IASbaba’s TLP Connect Program for Mains – Importance of Answer Writing

19:30 – Improved my Ethics score from 71 to 114 in Mains Tests

21:52 – Improved my Essay Score & the D-Day of the Exam -ROLE OF A MENTOR

23:28 – Importance of IASbaba’s Value Added Notes (VAN) in Mains Exam

24:47 – My Story – On the Day of MAINS Exam!

25:55 – INTERVIEW Strategy- How I worked on my weakness?

27:05 – Role of IAsbaba’s Interview Mentorship Program (IMP) & One-One Mentorship

28:58 – Emphasis on the Major Role of IASbaba in Mayank’s Journey

29:10 – 1. Economical – Affordability

29:52 – 2. IASbaba’s Prelims Test Series is different from other Test Series – Good Hit Ratio!

30:28 – 3. Personal Mentorship & Trust

31:50 – 3 Pillars to clear this Exam – Consistency, Revision, Trust!

32:33 – Current Affairs Strategy – Multiple Sources?

34:51 – Notes Making

35:40 – There is no single Path to Success! You are Unique – Be Yourself.. Devise your Own Strategy!

36:48 – Importance of Revision

37:45 – How did you Improve your Score in Ethics and Essay?

41:44 – Final Words/Advice to fellow aspirants who are preparing for the UPSC Exam


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