From Working Woman to UPSC Topper

Srishti Dabas

Srishti Dabas secured the 6th All-India Rank in the prestigious UPSC Civil Services Examination 2023.

Rank 6

Raised by a single mother, Srishti faced hurdles but persevered with determination.

Initial Challenges

B.A. Honors in Political Science from IP College, Delhi University, and Post-Graduation from IGNOU

Education Background

Currently Manager in HR department, Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai. Also have worked with Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment as State Coordinator.

Work Experience

Consistent daily study, self-confidence, choose Political Science & International Relations as optional subject.

Preparation Strategy

She works during the day and studies at night and on weekends. She dedicates 7-8 hours to UPSC preparation, utilizing her time management skills effectively.

Work-Life Balance

Whenever she feels low, she engages herself in Kathak dance forms. This is her way of overcoming low motivation and low energy.

Rejuvenation through Kathak

Aim high, have self-belief, be determined, and don't lose hope after initial setbacks.

Advice for Future Aspirants