Dr. Vikas Divyakirti
Dr. Vikas Diyakirti is one of the most renowned teachers. He is one of the most preferred, well-known, and famous UPSC trainers due to his simplicity and teaching methods. Not only is he a UPSC trainer but also an author, teacher and lecturer. He is also the founding director of Drishti IAS Coaching Classes, Located in Delhi. Students call him Abdul Kalam due to his sacrifices for his students and teaching. His unique ways have helped students in their careers many times, and that is the reason students held him in high regard. Vikas Divyakirti is not only an excellent Teacher and Author but also an excellent student who has cracked His UPSC exam in one go, which tells what a knowledgeable person he is. He is very passionate about his work and the Nation. Vikas sir has actively participated in various debates may they be on some reputed news channels or various colleges. He has been actively involved in various debates related to Indian politics and traditions.
Biography and Education
Dr. Vikas was born on Sunday 26th December 1976 in the state of Haryana. He belongs to a middle-Class Hindu Family and his caste is Haryanvi. As of now he is around 46 years old and is one of the most successful teachers in India. He belongs to a middle-class and educated family. His father and mother were professors at Delhi University and would teach Hindi Sahitya. As a professional, he is a teacher and most of his income comes from teaching. He is married to DR. Taruna Verma, and they have a son named Swastik Divyakirti. He has always been a man of culture and Land.
He was always a bright student and always knew in his head that he had to serve his nation. As a student, he always would be involved in his study. He completed his middle school and high school in Saraswathi Shishu Mandir in Haryana and after completing his high school studies, He decided to do a Bachelor of Art (BA) in History at Delhi University and his BA he decided to do his Master's in art (MA) in Hindi Literature and sociology from Delhi University. He was so studious that he holds a degree in LLB, M.Phil. and even holds a PHD. Though he holds so many qualifications he also received a PG degree in English to Hindi translation from Delhi University.
Though he has so many qualifications he appeared for UPSC in 1996 and cleared it in his first attempt and became an IAS officer and was assigned to the ministry of home affairs but he decided to leave his job and decide to teach the students for UPSC preparation and started his own coaching class, Drishti.
Vikas cleared the UPSC examination in 1996 after which he was assigned to the Ministry of Home Affairs. He worked in the ministry department for a time and then resigned from his job to educate the students at Delhi University. In 1999, he opened Drishti IAS guiding Classes in Delhi to give simplified coaching for UPSC applicants.
Vikas Sir Imposed a unique tutoring style to help the scholars prepare for the UPSC test that would help them in their peroration as well as life as dignified people. He started giving his lectures in Hindi which made it easier for the students to understand the syllabus. Then in 2017, he started his YouTube Channel "Drishti IAS" on which he started guiding students all over Bharat where he would post various content that is helpful for students like study material, various information points, lectures and exam strategies that help students with their preparation. As of 2022, it has more than 8.5 Million Subscribers.
Vikas sir is the director of the Drishti IAS Coaching Classes. Vikas Sir is also the editor of the current affairs yearly magazine called the' Drishti Current Affairs. Though he has so many achievements he did not stop there and authored a book dedicated to students of this nation named "Nibandh Drishti." With his vision for the country, he has always been a motivator for a student which they are always looking forward to. He always says if you are not satisfied with your job, you can always work on your dream.
More about Drishti Classes
Drishti UPSC Coaching Classes is one of the leading coaching classes in India, whose founding director is none other than Dr. Vikas Divyakirti who is one of the renounced teachers and motivational speakers in India. It is located in New Delhi and these classes were established on the 1st of November 1999 by Vikas Sir after he resigned from his job as IAS in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Vikas Sir had a vision in his life and wanted to fulfill it, And Drishti was its manifestation. He is very Simplistic and an honorable man with a great sense of accomplishment. In his early years of teaching, he would teach students in Hindi only. Drishti's visions are to create student-packed will skills to be a Civil Servant and a Person who has a sense of duty to the nation.
Teaching in this coaching is not only objective but also practicalized which helps students a lot while interviewing. Teaching techniques in Drishti are so unique that students understand complex topics easily. Every month in Drishti test series is held related to the Current Affairs from Drishti Current Affairs Today (DCAT) magazine issued by Sir Vikas.
The first year of Drishti classes was not much of a success. But slowly he made a big process and now hundreds of students go to his coaching classes. Vikas sir would only teach in Hindi but gradually he started teaching in English which made it more successful than before. Now, this coaching class gives many IAS, IPS and other civil servants. Which has made Dr. Vikas Divyakirti and his coaching Class Drishti IAS Coaching much more famous and wanted by Indian UPSC aspirants.
His Suggestions to Students
As a teacher, he has some tips and suggestions for students and IAS aspirants for the IAS test preparations. According to Dr. Vikas Divyakirti, Prelims is only a qualifying test. thus, the Student needs to concentrate on the Main test. In addition, he says they need to skip their effort for preparation in the Prelims as there is no valuable time they need to prepare for the Main test. Again, because it is only a qualifying test most of the students crack easily. Hence, he suggests students need to set a proper target score, leading to you being a suitable candidate or a target member for the monitors. So, he suggests not to waste their energy on the Prelims, as there is very less time to make sure of all the syllabus they need to study is done.
Further, Vikas sir says student need to make a proper schedule and distributes equal timing for various topics. Vikas sir suggests everyone should read the success stories of other IAS officers. It will help you with the exam preparation by being motivated. Also, writing a good answer in the IAS test matters the most, according to Dr Vikas Divyakirti, One must relate to the previous year's question papers for better understanding. Your answers should be to the point and authentic so that you can impress your interviewers.
Vikas Sir has counselled numerous numbers of students who did not concentrate fully yet had the option to get a decent All India Rank in the UPSC Civil Service Examinations, in his counselling, he categorized the students given their applicable response according to the capacities they had. Sir says that once the monitor reads your answer, they should understand that the entire answer sheet was created to track down this specific eligible candidate. The applicable response ought to contain both the negative and positive corridors of the focus being talked about. Your contribution in the Answer ought to be over forthright or rather say direct, and you should put in every one of the significant pieces of your answer.
Fought For Hindi Medium Students
Dr. Vikas Divyakirti had opposed the decision by the committee to have model solutions for the CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) accessible solely in English. Common UPSC aspirants settling on the test in their common dialects have, for a really long time, claimed a language problem in the assessment cycle, notwithstanding deficient interpretations of inquiries.
An engineer Nishant Kumar preparing for UPSC refers Dr Divyakirti as a very intelligent man, Nishant said that Vikas sir has consistently approached his understudies and is his big strength for the issues he faced for being a Hindi Medium. "Vikas Sir, battled for Hindi-medium undergraduates against the CSAT (design). At the point when I watch his recordings or video, I feel propelled and wish to learn more about the various subject," said Nishant in an interview.
Divyakirti thought that applicants will stay worried about their readiness until the outcomes reflect their equality with the English Medium Applicants or Aspirants. "Social and linguistic diversity in culture and language plays a very important role in shaping the future of this country. The UPSC should analyze these worries of students and devise a game plan for these students and consideration of their talent in the organization. Any other way, it will stay the like colonial times where the working framework is according to aristocrats and prosperous or Rich individuals will control the bureaucracy of the nation. That is the main reason he protested with the students for their equal rights.
Views of Some Students
Abhinav Singh, a BTech understudy, watches Dr. Vikas Divyakirti's recordings routinely in spite of not being an aspirant for UPSC. He says "I suggest everybody must watch his general talks, Sir tells many important points, he talks about how to write answers and also prepare for Interviews adding to it he says that his sessions are so informative for not only UPSC students but for all youth of the country or to any field. He is the individual to go to get fair thoughts on any point, he composes Divyakiti, the main editor and manager of a month-to-month magazine on current news. This magazine is available in Hindi as well as English which helps students a lot.
Facts to Be Known