About Atul Prakash 2017 UPSC Topper, Atul Prakash UPSC topper, The journey of Atul Prakash, UPSC Preparation Strategy, UPSC topper Atul Prakash
Atul Prakash: AIR 4 UPSC CSE 2017
UPSC exam is conducted every year to recruit 90 positions in The Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Foreign Services (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) & the Central Services. The results of UPSC CSE 2017 is declared.
Sachin Gupta belongs to Haryana, secured the third rank & made his parents proud.
The fourth rank is secured by Atul Prakash.
About Atul Prakash
Name: Atul Prakash
Father’s Name: Ashok Kumar Rai
Educational Qualification: Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
No. of Attempts: 2
Rank: AIR 4
Year: CSE 2017
The journey of Atul Prakash
Atul Prakash was born & raised up in Bihar. He is a brilliant boy since his school days. His father is currently working as a chief engineer in ECR’s construction wing, Mahendru, Patna. As his father’s job is transferrable so he did his schooling from different railway schools.
Atul always wanted to join civil services to do something for the betterment of our country. After completing his schooling he started preparing for IIT. He gave the examination & got selected in IIT. Then he completed his engineering for IIT Delhi.
His younger sister is also an engineer. She has completed her B.Tech. & currently working in ITC, Bangalore. His father always supports his decision for the civil services. His father said that his son always dreamed of becoming a people-oriented civil servant.
This was Atul’s second attempt for UPSC civil services examination. In his first attempt, he was able to clear the prelims as well as mains examination & got recruited in Indian Railway services (IRS). He is currently working in IRS when he gave the examination. He joined the IRS in February 2018.
As he always wanted to become an IAS officer that is why decided to give another attempt to improve his rank & achieve his dreams. In 2018 he again gave the examination & got rank 4th & become a national topper by securing 4th rank.
He did not join any coaching classes for his preparation. He prepared on his own & also attempted many mock tests & test series. In the end, his hard work paid off.
Advice for Future Aspirants
His advice for future aspirants is that the success mantra of the success is consistency, hard work & patience. So always remain consistent with your hard work & always be patient.
You must be hard working & consistent to clear the examination. This is not an easy exam so you have to work a lot for it.
Other than this you should read all the basic books like NCERTs.
Also, focus on current affairs & general knowledge.
So this was his journey & some tips for the future candidates.
List of 2017 Toppers
- Anudeep Durishetty: AIR 1, CSE 2017
- Anu Kumari: AIR 2, CSE 2017
- Sachin Gupta: AIR 3, CSE 2017
- Atul Prakash: AIR 4, CSE 2017
- Pratham Kaushik: AIR 5, CSE 2017
- Koya Shree Harsha: AIR 6, CSE 2017
- Ayush Sinha: AIR 7, CSE 2017
- Soumya Sharma: AIR 9, CSE 2017
- Abhishek Surana: AIR 10, CSE 2017
- Ashima Jain: AIR 12, CSE 2017
- Neha Jain: AIR 14, CSE 2017
- Shikha Surendran: AIR 16, CSE 2017
- Sangh Priy: AIR 92, CSE 2017
- Mudit Jain: AIR 173, CSE 2017
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