‘Dark Horse’ is one of the most popular novels of this decade written in Hindi. Such live and vivid portray of the life of candidates preparing for Civil Services Examination in Hindi medium were not focused in any other book till date. Candidate preparing for the country’s highest honored examination is not only an aspirant but also has multi-faced life-style and struggles in his lap. This is the story of the same struggle. This novel depicts the uncommon doldrums of getting out of villages/ towns and dealing with urban life specifically in the backdrop of Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi. In addition to the immense popularity among readers, this novel has also received the ‘Sahitya Akadami Youth Award’ of 2015. This is an edited and refined version of this book.