UPSC civil services exam result declared: Here's what the toppers said
New Delhi, Apr 5: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the civil services final examination results on Friday. The UPSC said a total of 759 candidates (577 men and 182 women) have been recommended by the Commission for appointment to various services like IAS, IPS, IFS etc.
Kanishak Kataria secured the top rank in the UPSC final exam results announced on Friday evening. He was followed by Akshat Jain and Junaid Ahmad in the top-three. Srushti Jayant Deshmukh, who secured the fifth rank, was the topper among women.
"It's a very surprising moment. I never expected to get the 1st rank. I thank my parents, sister and my girlfriend for the help and moral support. People will expect me to be a good administrator and that is exactly my intention," rank 1 Kanishak Kataria told ANI.
Kataria belongs to SC category and qualified the examination with mathematics as his optional subject. He is a B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering).
Junaid Ahmad, All India Rank 3 in #UPSC final exam: I had a few books suggested by seniors, that helped in creating a base. But internet helps you a lot, everything is available online. Productive use of internet helped me. I expected to be in the list but never expected 3rd rank pic.twitter.com/CrooJgmK7F— ANI (@ANI) April 5, 2019
Topper among women, Srushti Jayant Deshmukh, said clearing the IAS exam was her childhood dream. Deshmukh, a B.E.(Chemical Engineering) from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, is the topper among the women candidates securing an overall fifth rank, the statement said.
"UPSC exam is a long journey where you are committed for 1-1.5 years. My parents, family, friends and teachers supported me, so the credit goes to them. I had decided that my first attempt is my last attempt and I was determined to clear it in one attempt," Deshmukh told ANI.
Akshat Jain, All India Rank 2 in #UPSC final exam: I want to give credit for this achievement to God, my family & my friends, for always supporting me. I had to study a lot, but it doesn't mean that I was working like a machine. I used to take breaks & go out with my friends pic.twitter.com/uJSRza7iB9— ANI (@ANI) April 5, 2019