Meet IAS Taskeen Khan who left her modelling career to crack UPSC, Read her success story

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The UPSC civil services examination is considered to be one of the toughest examinations in the country. Today, we are sharing with you the success story and biography of IAS officer Taskeen Khan who left her profession as a model to qualify UPSC.

Taskeen Khan IAS Marksheet

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Name Taskeen Khan

Taskeen was a brilliant mind and multi-talented girl from childhood. She had won Miss Dehradun and Miss Uttarakhand and was also a successful model. The gorgeous and supremely intelligent girl enjoys a huge fan following on social media. Taskeen was also a basketball champion, and a national-level debater, apart from being a professional model and actor. She qualified for admission to NIT after school but was unable to join the prestigious institute due to her parents’ inability to afford the fees.

She had dreamt of representing the country in the Miss India pageant. However, she had to fulfill her passion for becoming an IAS officer. Apart from modeling, she started her UPSC preparation. However, it wasn’t a journey of roses. She had to face failures three times. However, she did not give up. Her hard work paid off and she finally cracked the UPSC exam on her fourth attempt in 2020.

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When asked about her inspiration, Taskeen revealed that she was inspired by an Instagram follower who was also an IAS aspirant. She bagged Jamia’s free entrance exam coaching and moved to Delhi for her preparation.

Taskin Khan has studied 10th and 12th in science stream. She had more than 90% marks in high school and intermediate. Apart from being a professional model and actress, Taskin was a basketball champion and national level debater. After schooling, she qualified the entrance exam for admission in NIT. But the parents did not have money to pay the fees.

Taskin Khan has done graduation. Her journey of starting UPSC preparation is also quite interesting. She got the idea of ​​attempting for UPSC from an Instagram follower who was an IAS aspirant. After this she went to Haj House in Mumbai to prepare for UPSC.

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Taskin Khan got admission in the free coaching of Jamia Millia Islamia in the year 2020. After this she came to Delhi. Amidst the weak financial condition of the family coupled with her father’s very low pension, she managed to pass the prestigious examination.

Taskin’s father Aftab Khan, mother Shaheen Khan and younger sister Aliza Khan live in Meerut. Sister is studying master’s. Her first desire was to become an IAS and the second option was Indian Foreign Service.

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