The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Tuesday declared results for the civil services examination 2015 and a 22-year-old Delhi girl has topped the exam in her very first attempt.
Tina Dabi, a Delhi Girl and a pass-out from Lady Shri Ram College, has scored the first rank in the highly-prestigious examination and has chosen to serve the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in Haryana cadre.
Tina said: “I am very happy, I cannot express this feeling in words. I would say the key to my success has been patience, focus and discipline, with support from my family.”
Railway officer Athar Aamir Ul Shafi Khan from Jammu and Kashmir has got second rank
Third rank has also been held by a Delhi resident — Jasmeet Singh Sandhu, an Indian Revenue Service officer.
The civil services examination is conducted by the UPSC annually in three stages — preliminary, mains and interview — to select candidates for the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated “Congrats to all those who cleared the Civil Services Exam. My good wishes as they commence a new & exciting phase of their lives,” Mr. Modi wrote on Twitter.
To those who couldn’t clear- the disappointment is understandable but you must look ahead & work hard for your future endeavours. Good luck.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 10, 2016