|Rank in CSE 2016||41|
|Total Attempts in CSE||4|
|Home Town City/State||Guwahati, Assam|
|Class 10 percentage of marks||86%|
|Class 12 Percentage of marks||92%|
|Graduation: College and marks, Passing out year||BA (Honours) Economics, Hansraj Collage, 61%|
|Post graduation: College and marks, passing out year||CHRIST University, MA Economics, 78%|
|Any other course||No|
|Hobbies & Extra curricular achievements||Singing|
IAS Score: Tell us something about yourself, your family, when and why did you enter this field of competitive exam?
Bipasha Kalita: My family is based in Assam. Father is retd. Civil servant, younger sister is IPS 2016. Mother is a social worker. Husband is in corporate sector.
IAS Score: What were the basic mantras of your success?
IAS Score: What were your strategies for the lengthy syllabus of General Studies for both Prelims and Mains?
IAS Score: Did you integrate your Prelims or Mains preparation or was it separate in the changing scenario?
Bipasha Kalita: Integrated
IAS Score: What is your advice on notes-making for other aspirants?
IAS Score: What was your style (paragraph or point format) of writing in the exam? How was it distinct from the general writing style? How did you develop this writing style?
IAS Score: Which sources you referred to prepare for Contemporary Issues.
Bipasha Kalita: Newspaper: The Indian Express and The Hindu
IAS Score: What is your advice to the candidates who is still in the process of preparing for this examination? Do you think online classes/videos can help students especially of rural areas/ Tier II cities?
IAS Score: Your experience in IAS preparation journey with GS Score.
Bipasha Kalita: GS Score gives relevant material which is helpful for the students.