PGGCG-11 organized Lecture on Career in the Civil Services

The Post Graduate Department of Sociology organised a lecture on ‘Career in the Civil Services’ on 19th February, 2024.The event commenced by welcoming the guest speaker, Sh. Abhishek Vashishtha, an IPS officer(Punjab cadre), by Prof. (Dr.) Renu Trikha, Head of the Department of Sociology.

Sh. Abhishek Vashishtha is an esteemed officer. He successfully cleared the UPSC civil services examination in the year 2020 and was allocated the Indian Revenue Service, and in the year 2022, he once again emerged triumphant in the UPSC civil services examination and got Indian Police Service (IPS). He shared his experience of clearing the UPSC exam twice, the challenges he faced and most importantly the motivation that led him towards his goal.

He explained the details of the exam and the nuances of all the stages, preliminary, mains, and interview. He encouraged the students to stay focused on their goals and how they could pursue their studies without stress. A total of 127 students from B.A. and M.A. classes and the faculty members of the department of sociology attended the event. His talk was engaging and interactive; students enthusiastically asked questions, to which he meticulously replied.