“I did not expect that I would get first rank. It is like a dream come true. It is a pleasant surprise for me. I always wanted to be an IAS officer. I would like to work for the deprived sections of society,” Pradeep Singh, 29, was quoted by PTI as saying from his residence in Sonepat.
Singh, who had acquired 260th rank within the 2018 exam, made it to the highest in his fourth try. Soon after the outcomes, he stated his foremost emphasis could be on bettering schooling and farm sectors. “I am happy that I will now get the chance to work for my state,” stated Singh.
Second-rank holder Kishore, presently posted as assistant director within the ministry of rural growth, stated schooling and atmosphere could be his areas of focus.
Pratibha Verma, who hails from Sultanpur in UP, stated, “I was inspired by the way IAS officers act as the first responder at the time of any crisis. They are always on the frontline at the time of difficult situations. That is why I decided to prepare again for the exam (after getting selected in the IRS).”
“I would like to work for women empowerment and children-related issues, especially in my home state Uttar Pradesh,” she stated.
A graduate from IIT-Delhi, Pratibha labored in a non-public agency for 2 years earlier than beginning preparations for civil services in 2016. Her father, who taught English in a authorities intermeduate school, retired just a few months in the past whereas mom is a instructor in a authorities college in Sultanpur.
In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated: “Congratulations to all the bright youngsters who have successfully cleared the Civil Services Examination, 2019. An exciting and satisfying career of public service awaits you. My best wishes.” For those that didn’t get the specified outcome within the examination, he stated: “I would like to tell them — life is full of several opportunities. Each and every one of you is hard-working and diligent. Best wishes for all your future endeavours.”
Congratulating topper Singh, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar hoped his success will encourage the youth of the state. “My heartiest congratulations to Haryana’s son Pradeep for getting first rank … I hope that other youths of the state will also take inspiration from you to achieve higher goals.” he tweeted.
Vishakha Yadav, daughter of an ASI of Delhi Police, secured the sixth spot. “ASI Rajkumar works in the Personnel Section of DCP Office, Dwarka Distt. and the Delhi Police family celebrates this joyous occasion. You have made us all proud Vishakha!,” tweeted DCP Dwarka.
“It has been a daunting journey. It was my second attempt. I could not pass the prelims in 2018 … “I hope many people will be inspired by my success,” Nadia Beigh stated.
Of the full certified candidates, 304 are from General class, 78 from economically weaker part (EWS), 251 from Other Backward Classes (OBC), 129 from Scheduled Castes (SC) and 67 from Scheduled Tribes (ST) class.
A complete of 182 different candidates have been put within the reserve listing, UPSC stated. The choice has been made in opposition to 927 vacancies reported by the federal government. “The result of 11 candidates has been kept withheld,” it stated.