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Mayank who topped RJS – 2018 stayed away from social media

November 22, 2019, 8:10 pm

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Rajasthan high court. Image credit: Post staff

Jaipur: Mayank Pratap Singh who topped the Rajasthan Judicial Service (RJS) 2018 is an example of how staying away from distractions can help you achieve your dreams. The youngest candidate to become a judge in the first attempt, Mayank didn’t attend coaching and stayed from social media including Facebook. In fact, he doesn’t have a Facebook, he told media persons.

Mayank was is in the final year of five-year Law Degree when appeared in RJS – 2018 exam. He not only cleared the exam in the first attempt, but also topped it.

He told media persons he was sure of getting selected, but he didn’t expect that he would top the exam. “My family is very happy and feeling proud,” he said.

He added that the minimum age for appearing in the exam was 23-year. But it was declared to 21 years in 2018 only.

“I had very little time to prepare for the exam. Once the age limit was decreased, I had a shot at becoming a judge, so I started preparing. I was a bit worried because I thought I had very little time. I couldn’t attend any coaching, but thankfully I got selected. I used to pay attention to my college syllabus and this helped me a lot,” Mayank said.

He added that he used to study up to eight hours a day, but he increased the study time to 12 hours before the exam so that he could complete the syllabus.

“I don’t have a Facebook account. I stay away from distractions and try to remain focused,” he said.

His father, Rajkumar Singh, is a principal in a government school.

First published: November 22, 2019