I always wanted to work in a challenging state. That is why I chose Haryana. We all know the sex ratio of girl and boy child is quiet less and that is why I would like to contribute my efforts for the empowerment of women there. My mother is my role model. She wanted me to study political science. I chose it and got through in the examination. It was one of my main subjects, she said
Women empowerment is very important. I have seen how my mother has brought up me. It is because of her guidance and support that I could get top position in the test, she told PTI here at her home.
Tina is the eldest daughter of the family. Her younger sister Ria has passed Class XII this year. Her mother Himali said she provided all support to her daughter to prepare for the civil services exam. “It is not easy to prepare for this exam. It is very tough. Today’s result is all because of her hard efforts,” she said.
Her mother was also sporting a badge with the message My daughter, my hero on her dress. My daughter is really my hero. There is No Alternative (TINA) for her, she quipped.
It is a dream come true, an elated Athar said, adding, I will not leave any stone unturned to work for the betterment of people. I have opted for Jammu and Kashmir cadre also. I will be happy in case I get chance to work there. I think there is a lot of scope to fulfil aspirations of people of my state, he told PTI.
It is all because of my family, friends and Mukul Pathak sir (who runs a coaching class) that I could secure third rank in the exam, he said.
Jasmeet was also selected in 2014 civil services exam and had got Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise). He is undergoing training at National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics in Faridabad. This was his fourth attempt.
A total of 1,078 candidates, including 499 in General category, 314 belonging to Other Backward Class, 176 from Scheduled Caste and 89 from Scheduled Tribe, have been recommended for appointment to various central government services, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said. There are 172 other candidates in the waiting list.
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.