Yaksh Chaudhary (UPSC/IAS) age, date of birth, biography, Wikipedia, optional, marksheet, 10th & 12th percentage, attempt, education, Salary, booklist, & more

Yaksh Chaudhary (UPSC/IAS) age, date of birth, biography, Wikipedia, optional, marksheet, 10th & 12th percentage, attempt, education, Salary, booklist, & more

Yaksh Chaudhary

He lived in Amroha, Uttarpradesh, his father was a farmer and his mother was a homemaker and he has a younger brother, he told us that his family supports him a lot throughout the UPSC examination. They support him emotionally and financially, they never pressurize him for anything.

Age- 28

Date of birth- 30.09.1994

Height- 5.5ft

When did he think to give UPSC examination?

When he is doing his graduation that time he is involved in a lot of social activities even, he was a secretary of a youth empowerment club, he also work with some IAS officers as a head of the youth empowerment club so He became interested in social work answer he thinks civil service can give him this opportunity to work for people. After completing his graduation he jumps into the civil service examination.

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What are Yaksh Chaudhary 10th and 12th percentages and educational background?

He completed his 10th class even, he found himself a second rank holder in the UP district with 95% marks. In the 12th class, he got 81% marks after that he completed his graduation in civil engineering B.tech with 8.6 CPIA marks. He completed his initial schooling at ss academy Amroha, and his 9th to 12th completed in an English medium school Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya. He completed his graduation from IIT Guwahati.

Does medium play a role in the UPSC examination?

He told us that it does not matter whether you choose Hindi or English. Sometimes Hindi medium students do feel uncomfortable because some questions do comes in English but they can practice it. There are so many examples who get good marks after taking Hindi medium in the UPSC examination.

How many attempts did he take to clear the UPSC examination?

he took three attempts, in the year 2018 he took his first attempt on the UPSC examination, but he could not able to clear in the prelims examination. In 2019 again he gives UPSC examination he cleared the mains and prelims both but did not able to clear the Interview section. In 2020 he give it another try and this time he was able to clear the examination with AIR 6 rank all over India.

What is his timetable for the UPSC preparation?

In this interview, he told us that in his first attempt he use to read 8 to 10 hours daily, but in his second and third attempts, he only read 6 to 7 hrs.

What is more difficult for him prelims, Mains, or Interview?

He told us that he feels the Interview is very difficult for him to tackle. He tries to tackle this part of the examination but he feels he could not do it because in his last attempt he only gets 154 marks.

Did he quit social media for the UPSC examination?

No, he did not quit social media throughout his UPSC preparation. He told us that the Internet helps him a lot, He uses youtube for his preparation, if he did not find an answer to a certain question then he uses google. He uses Facebook because he likes some of the newspaper-related pages that’s why he uses Facebook and he uses whats app.


Did he take coaching for the UPSC preparation?

Yes, he comes to Delhi for Coaching and joined a coaching Institute. He took coaching for more than one year then went back to Amroha and depended on self-study. For a mock interview, he joined an unacademy coaching.

What is his optional subject?

Sociology is his option subject for the UPSC preparation. He chose this subject because, when he check the syllabus of sociology, the syllabus has consisted and it is very practical that’s why he chose this subject.

which newspaper did he read for the UPSC examination?

He read the Hindu newspaper. He started reading newspapers in his college days even, he told us that newspaper reading help him in the UPSC examination and he think that without newspaper reading he could not clear this examination.

Yaksh Chaudhary UPSC marksheet

Essay (paper I)133
General Studies 1 (papaer II)113
General Studies 2 (papaer III)093
General Studies 3 (papaer IV)099
General Studies 4 (papaer V)104
Optional 1 (Sociology ) (paper VI)141
Optional 2 (Sociology ) (paper VII)152
Written Total835
Personality test180
Final total1015

Yaksh Chaudhary UPSC booklist

Yaksh Chaudhary booklist for GS1

History-  Freedom Struggle– A brief history of modern India By spectrum, Bipin Chandra old ncert book Post-Independence India– Nitin Sangwan book, World History– vision ias notes,

Art & Culture– Indian art and culture by Nitin Singhania,  Medieval India– by Satish Chandra. Basically, he uses theme-based preparation

Geography- Ncert books of class 11th, Rajan tali mam videos on youtube, certificate Physical & human geography By GC Leong.

Social issue- He makes his own notes on the diversity of India, regionalism, secularism

Yaksh Chaudhary booklist for GS2

Constitution and Polity– Shriram ias notes, Indian polity by Laxmikanth, political theory class 11 ncetr book, Indian constitution at work ncert book.

Governance– 2nd arc report, current affairs, static notes, current affairs

International Relationship– Ministry of external affairs website, vision main 365, newspaper

Yaksh Chaudhary booklist for GS3

Environment– Environment by Shankar IAS

Economy– He totally depends on Mrunal sir handwritten notes, He thought this is the best study material for the economy subject.

Internal Security– Internal security & disaster management by- Ashok Kumar and Vipul, vision mains 365.

Disaster Management– 2nd arc third report-crisis management, NDMA guideline, current affairs

Science & Technology– Current affairs, newspaper

Yaksh Chaudhary booklist for GS4

Ethics– 2nd arc fourth report- Ethics in governance, Citizen-Centric administration, Lexicon for ethics, integrity & aptitude by chronicle

Yaksh Chaudhary IAS salary

Basic pay97700
DA on TA712
Gross salary133,769
NPS detection8921
Total deduction8951
Net cross salary124848

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