CSC: Achieving top slot in the Judicial Services Examination is no small feet; accept our heartiest congratulations on your splendid success.
Ans: Thank you so much would not have been possible without AMBITION.
CSC: Can you recall the exact moment when you realized the importance of Judicial Services?
Ans: While I was interning under Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal, Delhi HC I was immensely motivated by her work. I decided to invest my life in judicial services.
CSC:Finally, at what point of time did you make up your mind to make career in ‘Judicial Services’?
Ans: During the last year of my law college.
CSC:You must have read Toppers interviews in newspapers/magazines; what inspired you the most? Any particular success story which influenced your journey to this result?
Ans: The biggest success story that has ever inspired me is of M.S. Dhoni. He unparallel sacrifice & never ending Optimism has been a personal driving force.
CSC:Was JSE a planned decision or your parent’s wish? Did you keep in mind some time frame, for the examination preparation and number of attempts?
Ans: Yes it was a mutual decision of family members. I had kept two years time frame.
CSC:About Interview Boards, many candidates have set impressions. Do you consider such thoughts help or hinder one’s performance in Interview?
Ans: One must not have pre-conceived set of notions.
CSC:What was your first step when you were really serious about making a career in Judicial Services?
Ans: I took admission in AMBITION in July, 2018 and it was my first step towards my dream.
CSC: Were you confident of your success in this examination and how did you react to this news of your success?
Ans: I had blessings of my family & teachers and thus I was very confident. I saw the result exactly the moment. It was declared and it humbled me with sense of responsibility and humility.
CSC: In how many attempts have you achieved this success? How do you visualize your preparation/previous attempts?
Ans: This was my first attempt in Bihar. I failed after interview in UP. I have also failed in preliminary exam of MP.
CSC: While the changing economic environment offers immense lucrative career opportunities in various sectors, still what kept you motivated towards Judicial Services?
Ans: The fact that one will be able to touch upon many lives by being a judicial officer was the most critical factor.
CSC: What’s important and what’s not? Share your thoughts and opinions.
Ans: The most important thing required for judicial services is patience and hard work. Don’t let results deter you.
CSC: ‘Time Management’ - is a key factor while making preparations as well as in writing examination papers. Did you come across such a problem during this period? If yes, then how did you manage things?
Ans: I am a gold medalist in my law program and thus I was cautious about time management since inception. Writing a quality answer in the limited time frame is the key.
CSC: List some of the Magazines, News papers, Books etc. which you read for ‘General Studies’ preparation.
Ans: I heavily relied upon the Indian express, chronicles, PD.
CSC: How did you prepare yourself for Interview? When and which Board did you face? How did your interview go on, how much time it lasted and what were the questions asked during the Interview?
Ans: I took mocks. I faced Justice A.K. Upadhayay’s Board. It was positive from the moment I entered. It lasted for 15 minutes. Questions from Constitution Tort, Cr.P.C. were asked.
CSC:What is the importance of medium of examination for exams like JSE?
Ans: What matters in the end are the quality of substance and not the form (medium).
CSC:Does the educational, financial and demographic status of the family of an aspirant have any impact on the preparation?
Ans: No what really matters is candidate’s sincerity about his dreams.
CSC:According to a recent report published by reputed survey agency, Chronicle is the largest read Career & Competition magazine. What is your opinion?
Ans: It is the best magazine I have ever read. It is sine qua non for selection.
CSC: What is the secret of your success?
Ans: My perservance and my family’s & Alok Sir’s unfailing faith in me.
CSC:To whom would you like to give the credit for your success?
Ans: Almighty my family, Alok Sir Ambition, my friends and my college VIPs, GGSIPU, New Delhi.
CSC: Any suggestion/advice you would like to give to the future aspirants.
Ans: Keep giving your best & results will follow the suit.Thank you very much and wishing you all the best for your future endeavors.