Gamini Singla, a 23-year-old IAS officer, is an alumna of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) Chandigarh. She achieved the remarkable feat of securing the third All India Rank (AIR 3) in the UPSC exam of 2021.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination is widely regarded as one of the toughest exams in India, and rightfully so. Cracking the UPSC exam is no easy task. Every year, thousands of aspiring candidates from all over the country participate in the UPSC exam with the dream of becoming an IAS officer, but only a select few hundred manage to achieve their goal. In this article, we will discuss the journey of IAS officer Gamini Singla.
Gamini Singla, a 23-year-old IAS officer, is a proud alumna of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) Chandigarh. She accomplished a remarkable feat by securing the third position in the UPSC exam of 2021, obtaining the All India Rank (AIR 3).
IAS officer Gamini Singla comes from Anandpur Sahib, Punjab, and she completed her B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering (CSE) in 2019. Her parents, Dr. Alok Singla and Dr. Neerja Singla, serve as medical officers, while her brother is an IIT graduate. According to Gamini Singla, her family has been a great source of support in her pursuit of becoming an IAS officer.
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“In an interview with HT, Gamini Singla expressed, ‘My family, particularly my father, has provided immense emotional and academic support throughout my journey.'”
Interestingly, IAS officer Gamini Singla received a lucrative job offer as a Finance Analyst from JP Morgan. However, she made the remarkable decision to decline the offer in order to dedicate herself fully to preparing for the UPSC exam and pursue her dream of becoming an IAS officer.
IAS officer Gamini Singla embarked on her UPSC exam preparation journey after completing her B.Tech. However, she faced an initial setback when she failed to clear the Prelims in her first attempt. Undeterred by this setback, she remained determined to pursue her dream of becoming an IAS officer. Her perseverance paid off as she successfully cleared the UPSC exam in her second attempt, proving that failure was merely a stepping stone on her path to success.