qPerseverance is the key. For young Abhay Kumar, who worked his way from a rural background into the Indian Foreign Service, this was the magic mantra. Kumaras simple handbook tells his story as it is. This is also a commentary on the tremendous change in India, its values and culture and how education and competition can make way for anybody to break out of the mould.q -The Hindu Foreword This is a sincere, simple and readable account of Abhay Kas journey from the banks of the river Paimar to the portals of the Foreign Service Institute in New Delhi. This is a story many young Indians could relate to, those with rural and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds successfully transforming their personal lives and prospects by availing of the opportunities that Indiaas democratic system and its recent economic growth provide. In its own way, the book is a positive commentary on the process of change in Indian society, on the scope for self-advancement even to the point of becoming a part of the countryas elite through education and competition that now exists. The human content of the narrative will also touch many chords in the readers. The childhood memories of stories told by a grandmother, the venturing out from the family nest in rural India to an urban environment in search for better opportunities in life, and the presence of the father on the emotional landscape of an Indian boy. This is not a complicated book; it is an unpretentious and honest narrative of someone who wants to tell his tale and connect it to a rising India. a Kanwal Sibal Foreign Secretary of India (2003-2004) UPSC, IAS, IFS, IPS, Civil Services, PCS, Indian Administrative Services, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police ServiceHe had returned to Patna from New Delhi to prepare for Civil Services exam. ... I also found that students who wrote the CSE with Geography as their optional subject scored better as Geography brought relatively higher marks than otheranbsp;...
|Title||:||Becoming A Civil Servant by Abhay K. (IFS)|
|Publisher||:||Kalinjar Publications -|