“Dedication and Hard work never go in vein”, said the Haryana born topper, who followed his heart and cleared the toughest competitive exam in the country, UPSC, by securing 3rd position. Sachin Gupta initiated his journey of entering the UPSC family in 2016, where he sealed All India Rank of 575. Unsatisfied with his ranking in the first attempt, Gupta chose to give another shot and came out with flying colours.
On the 28th of April, 2018, Sachin Gupta created a proud moment for all his friends and family by securing the 3rd place in the All India ranking of Civil Service Examination 2017. With this, the 31-year-old also brought success to his coaching institute, Unique Shiksha, who has backed hundreds of aspirants in shaping their IAS dreams, ever since its inception. Born in Sirsa of Haryana, Sachin started his career with Maruti Industries after completing his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology in Patiala (Punjab). Although, the corporate job was treating him well, yet Sachin was having continuous urge of serving the nation. So, with a mission he started preparing for the Civil Services and to pursue the same he left his well-paid job. Convincing his family and friends was a cakewalk, as everyone was aware of Sachin’s abilities.
After an unsatisfied stint in the first attempt, Sachin Gupta approached Unique Shiksha and the institute left no stone unturned to make his dream a reality. With personal mentor to guide him throughout the preparation process, the institute offered all the essential assistance for Mr. Gupta to clear the coveted exam. When asked about the role of the institute in his success, he said, “It has played a crucial role in my success in the Civil Services Examination. Unique Shiksha’s Personal Mentorship programme has helped a lot in getting a clear understanding of the subjects.” He also added, “Listening to the Personal Mentor and following his guidance has always helped me and made me more confident. One requires test, practice, and speed to clear UPSC exam, and under the guidance of Unique Shiksha, I’ve developed these skills immensely.”
The third position holder, who rose and shadowed his dream, bestowed himself for 18 hours a day for his studies during his preparation for the UPSC. His devotion and hard work paid off when he secured a top berth in the UPSC Examination to join the Indian Bureaucratic Brigade. According to him, “One should never leave hopes and always think that this attempt will be his last attempt. Always do your preparations thinking this, only then you can achieve the success you wish for”.
Along with Sachin Gupta, Unique Shiksha has produced another five toppers in the top 20 and has proved to be the best in its class. With toppers like Siddarth Jain (11th), Ashima Mittal (12th), Neha Jain (14th) and Abhilasha Abhinav (18th), the institute outshone others and demonstrated its prowess in the field of UPSC coaching. The incredible success story of Unique Shiksha over the years has also been widely appreciated by industry experts and, thus has been recognised as the Best Institute for UPSC Coaching at the Indian Education Awards for three consecutive years, 2016, 17, and 18.
So, if you wish to see your name in the list of UPSC toppers, it is important that you start working from day one. With sheer hard work and dedication, you can reach the crescendo of success and walk towards fulfilling your UPSC aspirations. Along with that, if you have a guiding light like Unique Shiksha, your path to success becomes much easier and you’re definitely going to get ahead of others.