UPSC IAS Success Stories: Every year lakhs of candidates appear for Civil Services Exam to clear UPSC, which is considered to be the toughest exam. Very few candidates are able to clear this exam and there are few candidates who fulfill their dream of becoming an IAS officer despite facing many hurdles. Today we are talking about the journey of IAS officer Nirish Rajput, whose life is full of struggles.
IAS Nirish Rajput is a resident of Madhya Pradesh. He belongs to a family whose economic condition was not so good. Lack of money hampered his education.
Nirish’s father worked as a tailor to meet household expenses. However, the money he earned was not enough for the entire family, so Nirish was forced to borrow money for his livelihood. Nirish knew that only an educated person is respected by the society and only education can improve the economic condition of a household. In such condition, he never let poverty come in the way of his education.
He did his primary education from a government school in the village and later moved to Gwalior. where he studied BSc and MSc degrees. However, he also worked part time to pay his college fees. In those days he was working as a newspaper seller. After some time he decided to start preparing for UPSC exam. However, this journey was not easy for him. In such a situation, he thought that he would prepare for UPSC along with work.
After which he was working as a faculty in a friend’s coaching center, but due to some reasons, his friend fired him from the coaching center after two years. At that time Nirish seemed to be devastated, but he did not lose heart and decided to change his destiny and came to Delhi.