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UPSC Topper rank 3 is helping others with guidance

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Update: Also see this post on IPS┬áVarun Kumar’s Sexual Harassment┬ácase.

UPSC IAS exam Rank 3 Dr. RV Varun Kumar is helping candidates in an online forum where he is very popular due to his supportive nature. He has even given his mail id and phone nos for others (do not disturb his though). See excerpts of the discussion and images below or follow the link above:

Rank 3

I am Dr.RV.Varun Kumar. I’ve secured rank 3. Thanks for this community for keeping my morale upbeat before the results were declared. Love you guys. You did a great job and the comedy was enjoyable. I have bought a new sim card to help out candidates. My mobile number is 09962905270. Pl call me after two days (spare me for some press interviews). I want to share what I did during the preparation. Already i’ve requested the media to publish it. Lets see if they do it in tomorrow’s newspaper. I say something and they write some non sense. I read some articles in internet now. Anyway will try my best to be of some use to anybody out there who needs help. You can also mail me at zloty_zho(at)

3rd attempt for me. Rank 3 in CSE 2010. Rank 67 in Central Police Force Exam 2009 (didn’t join). 96% in 12th std. Worst student in college (failed in 4 out of 7 papers in my final yr BDS).

1st option – IPS.

id two internships. One at Seoni district in Madhya Pradesh and another with Tamil Nadu State Human RIghts Commission. Guys for how many years are you going to continue to go to ravindran or attend mock interviews? Please do some internships. NOt with NGOs or with IT companies. Start the revolution of internship with ISRO, DRDO, Cabinet Secretariat, Planning COmmission. YES, they’ll say – nothing of that sort exists. They said it to me. Never stopped trying. GO FOR IT. Atleast one of you will succeed in doing it. It will help in your interview and the rest of your career. Get down to the streets to perform better in interview.

Documentaries. Search for them. I’ll tell you how. I saw “the Devil Came on Horseback” a few days before MAins GS. Please download it and see it. Then read GS question paper. Pl tell me if it is useful or not. There was a question on Sudan. I’m sure i could have written more content than many others.

Pl. I never answer to this question. You’re gonna kill your brain when you follow the book someone else follows. Ideally, no matter what book you read, pl see to that THE AUTHOR READS IT TO YOU AND YOU DON’T PUT EFFORT TO READ IT. By that I mean to say that reading should not be a burden. You should be comfortable with the font, the language, the style of writing. Doesn’t matter if you read basu or lakshmikant until you’re thorough with the powers of the speaker.

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May 19th, 2011 at 10:33 pm