Friday, May 24, 2024
spot_img

A beacon of hope: IAS officer offers help to CSE aspirants

Date:

Share post:

spot_img
spot_img

From Our Special Correspondent

NEW DELHI, April 29: Even as academicians, experts and politicians lament Meghalaya’s poor performance in the Civil Services (Mains) 2023, the results of which were declared last week, the Director of School Education and Literacy Swapnil Tembe offers a ray of hope with his expertise and insightful perspectives.
Tembe, a 2015 batch IAS officer, has live-streamed his lectures on how to prepare for civil services exams which, he says, the “mother of all examinations”.
He has also uploaded a 10-episode series on the preparations for UPSC and other exams on YouTube, accessible free of cost.
He is confident that the NCERT books will be a game-changer for the UPSC aspirants at a later stage. The Meghalaya government adopted the NCERT books from Classes 1 to 10 last year with an aim to bring the students of the state on a par with the students in rest of India.
Earlier, academicians and experts of the state called for a study to find out the factors responsible for the failure.
They believed things will change with professional coaching platforms, implementation of National Education Policy, 2020 and other interventions.
But Tembe told The Shillong Times that coaching is not a must to succeed in UPSC exams but what one basically needs is to regularly read newspapers, prepare notes and work hard.
Eighteen candidates from the Northeast, including nine from ethnic violence-hit Manipur, cracked the examination this year. The other successful candidates were from Assam (5) and Nagaland (4).
Tembe has been instrumental in reviving many old and defunct schools in remote areas. He also popularised chess in the state.

spot_img
spot_img

Related articles

KHADC not to allow anyone to settle within jurisdiction of Iewduh market.

  Shillong, May 24: The KHADC on Friday decided to disallow anyone to settle within the jurisdiction of Iewduh...

KHADC recognises 24 traditional medicines practitioners

Shillong, May 24: The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) on Friday recognised another 24 traditional medicine practitioners...

Cutting-edge defence tech can enhance nation’s self-reliance: DRDO chief

Guwahati, May 24: Secretary of the department of defence (research and development) and chairman of Defence Research and...

Living in ‘unsuitable housing’, Indian students face increased hostility and discrimination in Canada

Shillong, May 24: A fresh Canadian government report says that students from India were more likely to live...