Meet IAS officer who lived like a ‘monk’, cracked UPSC in third attempt with AIR...

She had quit all social media platforms and stopped using her mobile phone during UPSC preparation.

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One of the toughest exams to crack to become an Indian IAS officer is the UPSC exam. To pass the test, a person study religiously for several hours. Every year, thousands of candidates seek to take the exam to become IAS, IFS, and IPS. Only a few number of them succeed in the most competitive exam, which consists of three parts: preliminary exam, main exam, and interview. Today we will talk about IAS Pari Bishnoi who lived as a monk to crack UPSC. 

IAS Pari Bishnoi, a resident of Bikaner, Rajasthan, cracked the UPSC exam in 2019. Her father Maniram Bishnoi is an advocate and her mother Sushila Bishnoi is currently employed by GRP as a police officer. Gopiram Bishnoi, Pari's grandfather, held the position of village sarpanch in Kakra four times.

Pari Bishnoi completed her schooling from St. Mary's Convent School in Ajmer. After finishing her education, Pari Bishnoi relocated to Delhi to get her undergraduate degree at the Indraprastha College for Women of the University of Delhi. At MDS University in Ajmer, Pari Bishnoir earned her political science master's degree. The NET-JRF was also passed by her. In her third attempt, Pari Bishnoi was successful in passing the UPSC exam. She secured UPSC AIR 30.

When Pari Bishnoi was preparing for the UPSC exam to become an IAS officer, her mother once stated in an interview that her daughter deleted all of her social media accounts and stopped using her phone. She claimed that Pari Bishnoi led a life like a monk while getting ready for the UPSC exam.

Pari Bishnoi is serving as Sub Divisional Officer in Gangtok, Sikkim. Prior to this, she was Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Gas, Government of India.

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