Read this inspirational interview with Ms. Debanjali Ambuly, who has secured 212th rank in Civil Services Exam, 2014.
1. Since when did you dream of entering into this field? Was this a decision you made in school or while you were in college? What drove you to make this decision?
I made the decision of appearing in UPSC while in college, but started preparing for it only after starting to work at Coal India. I was driven to appear for the exam due to its huge potential to impact society, as I understood by seeing my father (a retired IAS officer) at work. Also, I wanted to use whatever little I know of law in this profession as law provides the foundation on which administration is based. Continue reading