Choosing the right profession

Acharya Prashant
7 min readOct 31, 2020

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Question: I want to be an IAS officer, and there is a huge burden of expectations and that is just draining away my life. Please guide me.

Acharya Prashant (AP): Do you really want to be an IAS officer or is it out of expectations of others?