SEARCH

Cities » Hyderabad

Updated: June 13, 2014 01:08 IST

‘Work on your weaknesses’

Yunus Y. Lasania
Comment   ·   print   ·   T  T  

It was a totally unexpected moment for 29-year-old Gaurav Agarwal, the IPS-trainee who bagged the first rank in the UPSC exams, the results of which were declared on Thursday evening. In the city for the last one year to undergo training at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Gaurav had secured the 244 rank last year.

“I wanted to become an IAS officer as the role is more diverse and has more opportunities,” said an elated Gaurav, who spent about eight hours prepar-ing for the exams daily. A graduate from IIT-Kanpur and IIM-Lucknow, Gaurav said he had concentrated on “answer writing”, which he considered his weakness.

And what is Gaurav’s advice to other civil services aspirants? “Work on weaknesses. I did that and it has paid-off very well,” said the topper, who had worked as an investm-ent banker in Hong Kong for more than three years.

More In: Hyderabad
Please Wait while comments are loading...
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Hyderabad today

RELIGION Sri Ramana Kendram Talk on the life and teachings of Sri Ramana Maharishi, Ramana Kendram, Batakammakunta, near Tilaknagar crossroads, Shivam Road, 9 a.m.»

Vijayawada

Visakhapatnam

Hyderabad Connect Newsfeed

Instagram

O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in Hyderabad

Entrance to IT special economic zone at Rushikonda in Visakhapatnam. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam

Vizag IT firms term budget disappointing

There is nothing much to cheer for IT industry here in the Union General Budget after hopes were raised on development of the city as a... »