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By Ravi Mathur
[ Special Secretary | Government of India ]

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Ravi Mathur
Special Secretary | Government of India
[ 31 years & 4 months Experience ]

LifePage Career Talk on Intelligence Services


Full Talk: https://lifepage.app.link/20171110-0004
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATrYdgoCCU0

By Ravi Mathur
[Special Secretary in Government of India]

What is Intelligence Services?

Ravi Mathur: "Intelligence services are carried out by government agencies that are responsible for the collection, analysis, and exploitation of information in support of law enforcement, national security, military, and foreign policy objectives. Means of information gathering are both overt and covert and may include espionage, communication interception, cryptanalysis, cooperation with other institutions, and evaluation of public sources."

How I got into Intelligence Services?

Ravi Mathur: "I graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University with a Bachelors and Masters degree in History. After clearing my civil services exam in 1978, I joined the Government of India as an Indian Revenue Service officer. I was recruited as a Special Secretary to the Cabinet Secretariat between 1987-93 and 1999-2014 during which time I served in the Intelligence Services."

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(Intelligence Service, Ravi Mathur, Government of India, Civil Services, Security, Foreign Policy)

[This Career Talk covers]

  What Is:
     1) Intelligence Services  
     2) International Relations  
     3) History  
     4) Political Sciences  
     5) Science and Technology  
     6) Knowledge of Additional Languages  
     7) Economics  
     8) Integrity  
     9) Interpersonal  
     10) Maturity and Good Judgement  
     11) Withstand Pressure  
     12) Communication  
     13) Intellectual Flexibility  
     14) Intellectual Exposure  
     15) Exposure to Family  
     16) Interaction with Diverse Departments  
     17) Access to Sensitive Information  
     18) Wide Scope of Work  
     19) Difficult Operational Environment  
     20) Low Appreciation, High Scrutiny  
     21) Need for Constant Motivation  
     22) Painstaking and Dull Job  
  A Day Of:
     23) Intelligence Services  

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