UPSC: Aishwarya was born in Rajasthan and got her higher education from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi. His father is Colonel Ajay Kumar, Commanding Officer of NCC Telangana Battalion, Karimnagar and his mother Suman is a housewife. Aishwarya’s mother’s dream was to step into the modeling world. She always wanted her daughter to visit the area and hence named her after the famous actress Aishwarya Rai. She has walked the ramp at Bombay Times Fashion Week, Lakme Fashion Week, Amazon Fashion Week. Also, has worked for designers like Manish Malhotra.
Aishwarya admits that modeling came as a coincidence for her as her journey started with the Delhi Times Fresh Face in a mall. She also competed in the Miss India competition when she was in her second year of college, after which she had a flood of modeling assignments.
Aishwarya was interested in studies since childhood and always brought good marks in school or college. She took a break of one or two years from modeling and tried for the civil services because it has always been her dream.
Aishwarya has decided that she will complete all her modeling assignments by May 2018 and after that she will devote all her time to preparing for the Civil Services Examination. He had also discontinued all social media platforms to focus his attention in studies.
Aishwarya adopted a very unique approach to preparing for the first stage of the exam. She says that she always had a simple method which she used during 2018-2019. Aishwarya started preparing for UPSC in the year 2018. His success mantra was 10 + 8 + 6 i.e. 10 hours of study, 8 hours of sleep and 6 hours of other activities. According to him, a good sleep is something that we all need so that we can keep our mind and body stable and fit at the same time.
In the second phase, Aishwarya spent her time revising at least three books, as well as reading two books for current affairs. He changed the way current affairs make notes. First she used to make notes from Insight Current Affairs, then go to The Hindu and The Indian Express app and collect information.
According to Aishwarya, from August to October, her main focus was on the optional paper and she did not read any new GS topic. Revisited the already read topic with current affairs only. Along with government schemes, he started revising one chapter each of politics, history, geography etc.
Aishwarya has never resorted to any coaching class whether it is school or UPSC preparations. She believes that coaching or not is a personal choice. Every person has his own ability and choice and the same method cannot be applied to everyone. She always believed in the formula of self study.
Aishwarya believes that to get success in UPSC, first of all you need to know yourself and your abilities. Also, people need to come out of conservative thinking. You should have complete focus and dedication towards your studies and if you have it all, then there is nothing that you cannot achieve.