Success Story: Another man cracked UPSC from Jammu

Aman Zutshi

Jammu: Namneet Singh from RS Pura’s Tanda area has qualified the much coveted UPSC exam by getting 191 rank in the paper. However, there are 16 aspirants from J&K Union Territory, 13 from Jammu and three from Kashmir, who have cracked the Civil Services Examination 2022, the results of which was announced recently by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Speaking to the media, Mr Namneet Singh, sitting in his house said, “I completed my class 10 education at Asia HSS and further I went to Unique Public School in Chatha for 12th”.

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“I have done B.Tech from Chandigarh and completed graduation in 2018 after which I started my UPSC preparation”, he said.

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“Today, everything is available on net and if one has proper guidance then one don’t need to spend 5-6 lakhs on coaching”, he added.

“One should start studying basics from NCERT why to go Delhi & spend lakhs for coaching, a person can do preparation in one’s home” he limned.

“These days everything is available on youtube curate it and start your preparation of civils”, he shared.

“His maternal-grandmother has alot of contribution in his education he has done self-study. His teachers at school had only complaint against him that he is reserved, but he was good in studies”, Namneet’s mother said.

“When he went to Chandigarh he became more active made up his mind for civil services” she stressed.

“I was very nervous I went to city he told me that results will be declared today and he apprised  me on call that he has passed it”, she explained.

“I was so glad I consider myself so fortunate and the luckiest mother for my son people will be inspired to see my son”, she said happily.

“My first priority was graduation that I had in my mind. I was in 3rd year of my graduation when I made up mind for IAS. During my graduation I was inspired seeing my senior felicitated in my college”, he eluciated.

“I completed my graduation and returned to Jammu prior to that I was preparing for PO but when exams took place I got infected with dengue” he shared.

“I couldn’t attend the Bank PO exam as I was diagnosed with dengue but it was blessing in disguise which cleared my way for IAS”, he remarked.

“In 2020, I devoted myself fully for UPSC. My maternal grandmother Gurcharan Kour helped me alot in studies”, he said.

“There is no doubt the process is very tiring and in the beginning of the preparation and UPSC attempts one can have setbacks” he advised.

“But one shouldn’t lose momentum and clear your mind. Don’t go after resources cause everyone in the market wants to empty your pockets”, he advised further.

“The preparation of UPSC demands hold on basic things and an aspirant can study from free sources”, he said.