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IAS exam 2011Topper (3rd Rank) Prince Dhawan in an interview to Kunal Jha says that internet was a very crucial part of his exam preparation. He also talks about his hobbies, icons and what kept him motivated towards civil Services exam. The result of IAS exam 2011 was declared on 4 May 2012.
Jagranjosh.com: Please tell us something about you, your childhood and your education?
Prince Dhawan: I am Prince Dhawan. I did my 11th and 12th from Indore. Afterwards I did B Tech and M Tech as a dual degree from IIT Delhi in electrical engineering. I have always believed in bringing efficiency to whatever I do and I am enjoying it. My childhood has been spent in almost 7 to 8 cities across India since my father was in the revenue services. My schooling has been in different schools. I have enjoyed exposure to diverse crowds and I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
Jagranjosh.com: Why did you choose civil services as a career? When it happened?
Prince Dhawan: I have always felt there are many opportunities in life to serve the society in different ways and civil services was one of the many ways to do that. I always had an open mind. I was toying with the idea around graduation time.
Jagranjosh.com: What kept you motivated towards the Civil Services in the course of rigorous preparation for the exam?
Prince Dhawan: Civil Services is not just a exam, itís a journey and I enjoyed this journey a lot.
Jagranjosh.com: Please tell us about your icons, hobbies and interests.
Prince Dhawan: My icons have been both my parents. My hobbies are teaching, debating and mentoring junior students at IIT Delhi.
Jagranjosh.com: How many attempts did it take for you to taste success?
Prince Dhawan: This was my first attempt.
Jagranjosh.com: Did you take the help of internet while preparing for the examination? How helpful did you find it?
Prince Dhawan: Given the fact, UPSC has become very dynamic and it requires a lot of awareness about your surroundings; Internet was a very crucial part of my preparation.
Jagranjosh.com: What do you think about jagranjosh.com?
Prince Dhawan: At times, I did visit jagranjosh.com and it was regularly updated.Rank - 3rd,
IAS exam 2011Topper (3rd Rank) Prince Dhawan in an interview to Kunal Jha says that in
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