This best way to prepare for a competitive exam is to avoid the mistakes committed by individuals before you and what better way to prepare for the esteemed UPSC exam than reading the biographies of officers who have successfully cleared the exam. You can design your schedule and preparation strategy according to the strategy of individuals who have cleared the exam before you.

Pooja Yadav IPS are one such individual. She is one of the most known IPS officers in the country. This article will cover IPS Pooja Yadav’s biography, posting, preparation strategy and goals in her career. Continue reading this article to know more about her life journey.

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IPS Pooja Yadav Wiki

IPS Pooja Yadav belongs to the 2018 batch. She was born and brought up in Haryana, and that’s from where she completed her schooling. She completed her M.Tech in Biotechnology and Food Technology. After completing her M.Tech Pooja Yadav worked in Canada and Germany for a couple of years.

While working she observed that she was contributing to the development of other countries rather than contributing to India developments. Hence she decided to appear in the UPSC exams to become a civil servant. She cleared the UPSC exam in her second attempt. Her age is 33 years and her current posting is as Additional Superintendent of Police in Tharad district. 

IPS Pooja Yadav Career Goals

Pooja believes that Tharad is a critical posting since it shares its borders with both Pakistan and Rajasthan. There is a lot that she can learn while serving as an ASP in Tharad. She would like to deal strongly with cases related to prohibition, SC-ST atrocities, and she would like to minutely access all the personal issues as well. 

She and her team have conducted multiple raids. They have confiscated more than INR 1.5 Crore worth of illegal liquor, illegal Cannabis and they have also shut down a prostitution house at Tharad. She aims to make Tharad a crime-free district. 

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IPS Pooja Yadav Tips to UPSC Aspirants

Pooja believes that preparing for the UPSC exams can be a long and tiring process, or a ‘vicious cycle’ as she calls it. You might feel down at times but there is no need to worry. You need to give time to your hobbies along with your preparation, this will allow you to keep your mind fresh and you won’t feel that tired and agitated and your output will be much better.

She also motivates female aspirants preparing for the UPSC exams. Society at times can demotivate you but you should never lose focus. Once you clear the exam then there is no gender bias and each individual is treated the same. 

Obstacles Faced by IPS Pooja Yadav

IPS Pooja Yadav rank and mark sheet is not proof of the struggles she faced. She comes from an extremely humble background, and her family supported her emotionally and financially whenever possible. There were times when she had to work while preparing for UPSC exams and while completing her M.Tech. She would work as a receptionist at times or would take tuition to support herself. But all these struggles helped her achieve what most people dream of. 

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IPS Pooja Yadav Marriage and Other Facts

IPS Pooja Yadav married IAS Vikalp Bhardwaj on 18th February 2021. Both of them had met at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. Pooja’s husband Vikalp belongs to the 2016 batch and was a part of the Kerala Cadre. But due to his marriage, he requested a transfer to Gujarat cadre. 

Pooja Yadav is also a social media star with a huge following on Instagram. She is also a motivational speaker who keeps inspiring people of her district to attain greater heights in their professions. 

IPS Pooja Yadav Marriage and Other Facts

IPS Pooja Yadav married IAS Vikalp Bhardwaj on 18th February 2021. Both of them had met at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. Pooja’s husband Vikalp belongs to the 2016 batch and was a part of the Kerala Cadre. But due to his marriage, he requested a transfer to Gujarat cadre. 

Pooja Yadav is also a social media star with a huge following on Instagram. She believes that there is no better platform than social media to interact with the citizens and express your views to them, which might help in bringing change. She is also a motivational speaker who keeps inspiring people of her district to attain greater heights in their professions. She is the first woman officer on the SDPO staff. 

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Conclusion

Pooja Yadav’s journey is an inspiration to not only women but every individual who wishes to clear the UPSC civil service examination. She wishes to motivate each individual in her district to explore more, which might make society a better place to live. Pooja’s journey might have cleared any doubts you had regarding UPSC preparation and the peace of mind you will have while pursuing this job. You can read more such stories at UPSC Pathshala.

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