Interview with Ira Singhal and Nidhi Gupta (UPSC Toppers 2014, NSIT alumni)

Interview with Ira Singhal and Nidhi Gupta (UPSC Toppers 2014, NSIT alumni)

1. How did you decide for yourself, that civil service is ‘the’ career for you? What were the initial apprehensions and reactions from people, after having taken the decision? Nidhi:When I was in college, there was this tiny thought in my mind to join civil services, but I took placements because I wanted financial stability and a backup option. While working at Adobe, I discovered that a sedentary cubicle job wasn’t my calling. That was…

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The Civil Code Of Honor

The Civil Code Of Honor

By Ira Saxena, Batch of 2016 In the heart of Central Delhi, scores of students flock everyday to the murky by-lanes of Rajendra Nagar, a residential area, to sit in auditoriums swamped with two hundred other students. They conscientiously note down every word that the teacher breathes, absorb everything that they hear while making mental notes simultaneously, and then, without even exchanging a glance or two with the person sitting on the next seat, they…

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