Inspiring Story Of Tapasya Parihar IAS

Inspiring Story Of Tapasya Parihar IAS Daughter Of A Farmer

Updated on July 5, 2024

Have you heard the inspiring success story of Tapasya Parihar IAS who bagged the 23rd All India rank in the Civil services examination 2017? Tapasya Parihar is the daughter of a farmer from Narsinghpur district in Madhya Pradesh, India. She is an inspiration to many girls. Let’s find more about her and how she achieved this success.

Who Is Tapasya Parihar?

  • Born on 22 November 1992
  • She is from Jowa village, Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Her father Vishwas Parihar is a farmer and uncle Vinayak Parihar is a social worker.
  • Her grandmother Devkunwar Parihar was the President of Narasimhapur Panchayat.
  • She did her schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Narsinghpur.
  • Did law from India Law Society’s law college, Pune.
  • After LLB, she started preparing for the UPSC exam in Delhi.
  • In her first attempt, she could not qualify even for the preliminary test of the civil services exam. But, she didn’t lose faith and was fearless of failures.
  • She tried it for the second time. She worked hard and used to study 8 to 10 hours daily with a fixed schedule of time.
  • In 2017, she cracked the exam with 23rd rank in all India.

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Tapasya Parihar IAS shares her success mantra to ABP News (Hindi)

She attended ABP News’ toppers summit where she shared her success mantra and also answered the questions of future aspirants.

“I have not been an extraordinary student but always believed in hard work. I always tried to thoroughly command the subject I studied. This was the reason behind my success.” Tapasya Parihar

Tapasya Parihar IAS – Interview in English with IASBaba ILP

Tapasya Parihar shares her preparation strategy (GS & Optional) and UPSC Journey with IASbaba ILP, one of the largest Online Program.

She gives all the credit of her success to her parents. She tells her family had always been supportive.

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Tapasya Parihar – AIR 23 UPSC CSE 2017

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Workshop on Career in Civil Services at Bhopal

Tapasya Parihar, AIR 23, CSE 2017

In this workshop, Tapasya Parihar sharing her IAS journey. She gives some important tips and tricks and also holds an interactive session for the audience to address their doubts related to this exam.

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The success story of Tapasya Parihar proved that the full support of parents and hard work is important for career success. If you are a student, an aspirant to UPSC or any such competitive exam, this story teaches you that failure is not the end of the story. Failures are part of life. Never quit. Believe in you. Boost self-confidence. Be fearless of failures, learn from failures and move forward. Success will follow you.

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