Payal Ghosh

Payal is an FRM and an XLRI Jamshedpur alumnus interested in things as diverse as Waste Management and photography. She has over 16 years of work experience and is passionate about writing, teaching and sustainable living. Helping students and seeing them succeed makes gives her motivation to push herself further.


11 stories by Payal Ghosh

Salary of an IAS Officer

The salary that comes with the post of an IAS officer should not be the only reason you want...

Apr 23 · 6 min read >

No-Detention policy: Everything you Need to Know

In India, children in the age group of 6-14 years have the right to free and compulsory elementary education...

Apr 19 · 9 min read >

Understanding the OBC Creamy and non-creamy layer

India is a diverse country of various religions and the predominant religion Hinduism is divided into castes where the...

Apr 17 · 5 min read >

Civil Services Exam Preparation Tips for Beginners

We at UPSC Pathshala spoke to some toppers and collated some tips on UPSC Preparation for you. Follow these...

Apr 11 · 1 min read >

Eligibility for IAS: Educational Qualification, Age and Number of Attempts

If you are looking for the various eligibility criteria for appearing for the IAS exams, look no further. The...

Apr 11 · 3 min read >

How to Prepare for UPSC 2019 from Scratch

If you’re starting to prepare for the UPSC well in advance and you have absolutely no background information about...

Apr 6 · 3 min read >

What are the best Indian Polity notes for serious UPSC exam aspirants

When making Indian Polity notes what are the best approaches you need to take? Which are the best sources...

Apr 5 · 2 min read >

What does it take to clear IAS in the first attempt?

How do you have to prepare in order to clear IAS in the first attempt? What difference in your...

Mar 25 · 2 min read >

6 criteria to decide if a particular online IAS coaching is right for you

Before you enroll for a coaching class, you must know exactly how to evaluate their quality, and sincerity towards...

Mar 25 · 4 min read >