Jasmeet Singh Sandhu IAS UPSC Topper, AIR-3, 2015

The Delhi-based Jasmeet Singh Sandhu UPSC Topper, an Indian Revenue Service officer is one among the UPSC toppers who has ranked three in the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2015.  

Jasmeet Singh Sandhu UPSC Topper says,

“It is all because of my family, friends and Mukul Pathak sir that I could secure the third rank in the exam.”

This was Jasmeet’s fourth attempt and he was selected in 2014 civil services exam and was selected for Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise).  Alike the second rank holder Athar, even Jasmeet was undergoing training at National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics in Faridabad.


Educational Background

Jasmeet Singh Sandhu completed his schooling from Sacred Heart Convent School, Ludhiana. Jasmeet Singh Sandhu is a graduate from IIT-Roorkee. He started his preparations for Civil Services in 2010 but could not clear Civil Services in the first 2 attempts and got into IRS in his 3rd attempt.

 Optional Paper

Jasmeet chose Psychology as his optional paper for the Mains Examination.  He took coaching only for a month and prepared for Civil Services Exams on his own. He attributes his success to his unswerving effort.

Preparation Strategy

Jasmeet Singh Sandhu started preparing for Civil Services in 2010 but could not clear Civil Services Exam in the first two attempts and got into IRS in his 3rd attempt. He didn’t have any fixed routine for study but when he studied he grasped all properly. Jasmeet Singh Sandhu only took coaching for a month. “He prepared for the UPSC Exam on his own.

Jasmeet Singh Sandhu UPSC Topper Advise for Aspirants

  • Only study when your heart says and choose the topic you know that you are good at. Just follow this.
  • There is no fixed thing as if you do this you will crack IAS; be patient and don’t quit.

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