Dr. Shena Aggarwal had topped the esteemed UPSC civil services exam 2011. It was her dream from her school days to crack UPSC exam. In her school days and even in college she was not very grave about it but had a wish to be an IAS officer. Then she became stern about her this dream when she was in the last year of her college while doing an internship in the rural India.
She is the topper of UPSC IAS Civil services examination 2011. She has completed MBBS from AIIMS College Delhi. Earlier Shena Aggarwal is from Yamunanagar, Haryana.
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Dr.Shena Aggarwal has been a topper from her school days. Whatever she does, she does it to the level of excellence. She scored 95% in 10th standard from Sant Nischal Singh Public School. Later she secured 92% in 12th std from Dyanchand Public School Nabha. In 2004 she secured first in the Class-12 CBSE examination. She was also a topper of the CBSE Pre Medical Test conducted in 2004. Then she joined in AIIMS for MBBS.
After completing MBBS, she wrote UPSC Civil Services Examination. During her UPSC IAS Exam Preparation, she mainly depends on self-study but also took guidance from experts. She read newspapers and magazines for current affairs. The optional subject was Medical Science and Psychology.
She made her first attempt in the year 2009. In her second attempt, she got 305th rank in UPSC Civil Service Exam 2010. She joined Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) – IRS (IT) and was undergoing training in Nagpur. In spite of her IRS training, she dedicated 5 − 6 hours a day in preparing for the 2011 examination. In her third attempt, she secured the first rank in UPSC Civil Services Exam 2012.
Even after being having so many recognitions she was never a geek but took part in various sports and cultural events across her academic career from school to college and training institutes. Honorable Former President Late APJ Abdul Kalam is the role model of Dr.Shena Aggarwal.