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The Guiding Voice

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We drive conversations that matter, conversations that add value to your life and your career. Listed in the Global TOP 3%, through The Guiding Voice, we enable Successful leaders to share knowledge and wisdom with the world. We are on a mission to shape the lives and careers of millions across the … read more



In this episode #112, the hosts Naveen Samala & Sudhakar Nagandla interacted with Uma Kumari CR

Uma Kumari is fascinated in the domain of optics where she specialized in the areas of Fiber Optic Sensors and Photonics.


She has a Ph.D. in Design and Development of Fiber Optic Sensors for Ocean Observation Systems (a project funded by Naval Research Board, DRDO and Selective Excellence Initiative Program, SRM Institute of Science & Technology).


She is an academician, researcher and is passionate about learning and sharing knowledge with others. 

Uma’s Tips:

  • Uma’s passion for education and her journey of earning a PhD
  • What is the GATE exam all about?
  • Who all can apply for GATE?
  • Why GATE exam is used as a qualifier for international admissions and PSU jobs in India
  • GATE Exam Pattern
  • Which is better self-preparation or coaching?
  • How to prepare for the GATE Exam? Uma’s own experience
  • Witty answers to Rapid-fire questions
  • 1 piece of advice to those aspiring to make BIG in their careers and LIVES
  • Trivia about weak passwords

Enjoy the episode!

Connect with Uma on LinkedIn:

Useful sites for GATE preparation:

Ace Engineering Academy:

Made Easy:

Gate Academy:

IES Master:

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