Delhi based Jasmeet Singh Sandhu, an Indian Revenue Service officer, has secured third position in the Civil Services Examintion, 2o15 by his consistent hardwork. Jasmeet was selected in 2014 Civil Services Exam and had got Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) and is working as working as assistant commissioner. He is undergoing training at National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics in Faridabad.

Jasmeet Singh Sandhu in interview said that “it feels incredible. I still can’t believe that I have get 3rd rank in UPSC exam. I am very excited and waiting for a new learning experience. My success mantra is hardwork is the key to success. IAS was always my first option.”

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Family Background

Jasmeet Singh Sandhu belongs to a resident of Rabinder Nagar, Delhi. Jasmeet Singh Sandhu is the son of Hon’able Member of Advisory Board of FASAL KRANTI Magazine Dr. J.S Sandhu, DDG,(Crop Science) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Govt of India. Jasmeet’s mother Surinder Sandhu is a housewife. His younger brother, Tejhbir Sandhu has also been preparing for Civil Services Examinations.

He thanked his parents and teachers for his success. “It is all because of my family, friends and Mukul Pathak sir (who runs a coaching class) that I could secure third rank in the exam,” Jasmeet Singh Sandhu said.

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 Singh Sandhu opted 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 consistent hardwork.

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Attempts by Jasmeet Singh Sandhu

Bagging the third rank in the prestigious Civil Services Exam is another Delhite Jasmeet Singh Sandhu. This was Jasmeet’s fourth attempt as he was not able to clear it in his first two attempts, and got into the IRS on his third attempt and is working as an Assistant Commissioner in the Indian Revenue Services.

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,” said the proud mother.

Advice for Aspirants

  • Only study when your heart says and choose 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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  2. All the best for your future .. Sir i request you to please help for prepare civil service

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