Success Story of Pranjal Patil, India’s first visually challenged woman IAS Officer

Pranjal Patil

“We should never be defeated, and never give up,’’

Many of you already heard of the success story of Pranjal Patil, India’s first visually challenged woman IAS Officer.

However, her road to fame was never easy. Let us read a inspiring story of Pranjal Patil and her journey.

Normally, success story of success in UPSC Civil Services Examination are quit inspiring. Here this is a success story of Pranjal Patil who became the first visually impaired IAS officer of the country. Hope, this success story of visually challenged woman who became the first visually impaired IAS officer of the country that will inspire you.

Pranjal Patil, India’s first visually challenged woman IAS Officer

In 2016, she became the IRS officer in the first attempt & IAS officer, securing 124th rank in the second rank attempt. Many success stories not only show the path but also fill the passion with determination to achieve the goal.

One such story is that of Pranjal Patil, the first visually impaired woman IAS officer of the country. She was born in Ullhasnagar, Maharashtra. In 2016, she secured 773rd rank in the Civil Services Examination of UPSC in the first attempt.

She could not secure the job of Railway Accountants Service, due to being blind. Nevertheless, he did not give up.

In 2017, she created history by achieving 124th rank. For this success, she started preparation from 2015. Her eyesight was weak from birth.

The big storm in her life came at the age of six when she became completely blind. She lost her eyesight at the age of 6-years.

Pranjal completed schooling from Kamla Mehta Dadar School for the Blind in Mumbai and Political Science from St. Xavier’s College.

She also also completed Integrated MPhil and PhD after doing post-graduation in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University.

The challenge of being visually impaired in the journey of success of Pranjal Patil never came in the way. She made a path through all the evil people with his strong intentions.

Pranjal was declared unfit for the post of Railway Accounts Service due to being visually impaired after passing the Civil Services Examination in 2016.

For her that was quite shocking. After fighting against that, she was offered a job in the Postal and Telecommunication Department. Whose level was lower than the IRS. They turned it down.

Recovering from all this she soon tried once again afresh and the result was that she became the first visually impaired IAS officer of the country.

She topped UPSC without any coaching. She says that she not only qualify the UPSC Civil Services Examination but also got a better rank without any coaching for its preparation.

She felt that coaching would put unnecessary pressure. She prepared for the exam with the help of special software. With the help of that software, she read books.

Pranjal also gave mock tests and participated in discussion. According to IAS Pranjal, he and a friend had read an article on Indian Administrative Service for the first time in graduation.

From then she saw the dream of becoming an IAS in graduation. However, she started systemic preparation in 2015 after getting admission in MPhil at JNU. We hope you are going to enjoy the success story.

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