Shri Karan Singh is a retired Civil servant. He has done post-graduation in Botany & Hindi from Meerut University. He also has an M.Phil. Degree in Social Sciences from Punjab University & PG Diploma in Public Administration from IIPA, New Delhi. He is very passionate about sharing his knowledge & experiences with youngsters to help them find a decent job commensurate with their potential.
The Editor had joined as a Group ‘A’ Officer in Indian Railways through Civil Services Examination 1983. After a distinguished career of 33 years in Railways, he has retired recently as HR head of one of the Zonal Railways with about 60000 employees in the pay scale of Additional Secretary to Central Government. Before that, he had served the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for over seven years as HR head. He introduced many new initiatives in DMRC including the very popular monthly knowledge sessions whereat he, alongside others, delivered lectures on many Managerial & burning current topics of common importance.
As HR head in DMRC, he interviewed over 8,000 candidates over a period of seven years for officer’s positions & is thus in a unique position to share his vast knowledge and experience to guide the youngsters on GK and current affairs. In this venture, he is assisted once in a while by his younger son, who is a busy lawyer in Supreme Court.
The Editor of this site helped his three children in their competitive Examination preparations. The eldest one, a daughter, had joined the State Bank of India in 2006 as a Probationary Officer (PO) & is currently posted as a Branch Manager in a State Capital. The elder son joined the National Defence Academy (NDA) Pune after preparing for it under the guidance of his father. Having been commissioned in Signals Corp of Indian Army in 2007, he is currently serving as a Major. The youngest one, joined the prestigious National law school (NALSAR), Hyderabad with an all India rank of five. At the end of five years at NALSAR, he passed out with three Gold medals including the one for best all round male student of his batch. He completed his post-graduation in law from Oxford University in UK on prestigious Felix scholarship in 2012. Currently, he is assisting one of the top lawyers in Supreme Court of India.
The editor also shared his knowledge & experience gained in helping his children with the wards of his friends & relations which helped them secure admissions in prestigious Colleges & also crack Government jobs Competition.