The IPS, i.e., Indian Police Service is a service under the All India Services. A year after India became an independent nation, the IPS replaced the Indian Imperial Police in the year 1948.

Being an IPS officer is one thing that every UPSC aspirant aspires to become. But how many truly get the chance to be one? Well, every year a maximum of around 10,00,000 aspirants appear for the exam but there are only a few that are lucky enough & have worked hard enough to get to this position.

IPS Ravi Mohan Saini is one such individual who worked hard to get through this exam & successfully cleared it to be selected in the Indian Police Services. To know more about him, have a look at the piece of information given below that will also inspire you in life to do more than what you’re really doing.

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Ravi Mohan Saini IPS – Wiki & Biography

IPS Ravi Saini is an IPS officer who completed his schooling in Visakhapatnam. He holds a degree in MBBS from Mahatma Gandhi Medical College of Jaipur & has scripted a remarkable success in Civil Services Examination and qualified for the Indian Police Services Examination in 2014, with an All-India UPSC rank of 461.

In an interview, he said, “I was doing my internship after MBBS when I cleared UPSC. My father was in the navy and I joined the police force after being inspired by him.”

He became an IPS officer in the year 2014 & possesses wide experience of working under the government of India.

After completing his graduation, he shifted his attention towards UPSC and started preparing for it. He cleared the exam while he was interning after his MBBS.

He is the son of the retired honorary lieutenant Mohanlal Saini, who was a naval officer. His mother, Mrs. Sushila Devi, is a housewife & his elder brother, Sashi, is a software engineer. His sister, Shama, is a teacher in Alwar.

He is now all set to get married to an Indian girl.

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Ravi Saini’s Strategy to Prepare for Civil Services Examinations

In one of his interviews, Ravi recalled that his success in the Civil Services examinations is one that of perseverance. When he was studying for his MBBS exams, his friends suggested he try his luck in the UPSC examinations.

He appeared in the exams for the first time in 2012 and was successful to clear the Preliminary as well as the Main exams but still couldn’t get through.

On being asked, how did he prepare for his exams; he answered that it was all his hard work & dedication for this exam that helped him get through it. He was inspired by his father who was in the Indian Navy at that time. He didn’t get any tuition for clearing the exams; it was all that he prepared on his own & cleared the exam on the third attempt.

He appeared for the exam second time in the year 2013 & was lucky enough to get selected for the Indian Post and Telecom, accounts, and finance services. But in the year 2014, he qualified for the Indian Police Services with an All-India Rank of 461.

In an interview, he said that “I did it without going to a coaching class.”

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KBC Junior Winner

In the year 2000, there was a new format introduced for the show; KBC Junior which successfully came as a show in the year 2001. The top prize winner for the show was the son of an Indian Navy Officer, Ravi Mohan Saini, who answered 15 questions correctly while using one of his lifelines in the first question itself and won an amount of 1 crore on the show.

But it was not only KBC that made him famous & special; he later appeared for the MBBS examination & scored first division. He was a topper throughout his academic career. Along with this, he also appeared for the UPSC examination & cleared the Civil Services Examinations through self-study.

Ravi Saini Life

He was in class 10 when he appeared for the KBC junior in 2001. In an interview, he said that “I was the winner of 1 crore but I only got an amount of Rs, 69 lakhs, after a deduction of taxes, that too four years later.”

Later, all of this money was used by them to buy a car & a piece of land in Alwar. Also, some money was used by his parents for his education.

Also in an interview, he stated that “The desire to meet Amitabh Bachchan prompted me to try my luck that night.” “I used helplines sparingly and my brother was a great help on the “phone a friend” option.”

More about this IPS aka Junior KBC Winner

In many of his interviews, he expressed his respect and the kind of motivation he received from his father which inspired him to become all that he is today.

  • Current Posting

According to some data, it has been found out that Dr. Ravi Mohan Saini IPS (2014) has been appointed as the SP of Gujarat’s Porbandar.

His role as an SP is to implement lockdown in Porbandar because of the Covid-19 pandemic & to maintain law and order in the city.

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Ravi’s journey made us realize the simple fact that you can clear any exam in life, all you have to do is work hard for it & you’ll see your dream coming true in front of you.

From a very young age, he has set examples in his life by achieving success at many steps in life. His failure to clear the exam didn’t even disappoint him but motivated him to practice more for it through which he cleared the exam successfully in the year 2014.

Every failure teaches you something in life and to grow from it is completely your choice.  Along with this, Ravi’s journey made us realize the importance of being humble – even after winning a price of Rs. 1 crore in the KBC Junior & becoming famous overnight, he didn’t stop working hard for his life & worked hard enough to achieve all his dreams.

One can take a lot of lessons from him. So, read all about him & get motivated enough to prepare for your next journey of life. Hopefully, you find this information useful and if you have any doubts, feel free to share it with us in the comments section below.

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