Ludhiana’s Akhil Pilani & Juhi Jalota ranked 22nd, 122nd in UPSC; Mom of a 4-year-old, Haryana’s Anu Kumari is 2nd in India


The Hush Post: Ludhiana’s Akhil Pilani has secured All-India 22nd position in the UPSC 2018 Civil Services exams and city girl Juhi Jalota  has secured 122nd position. The results to these exams were declared a few hours ago.

Son of IAS officer Y S Malik, Vikramaditya Singh Malik from Haryana has secured 48th position. Among the top 25, 17 are men and 8 women have qualified for the recommended positions.

Apart from it, the second topper of IAS this year happens to be a Haryana girl, in fact a mother of four-year-old. Anu Kumari is the women’s topper for Civil Services 2017 and belongs to Sonipat. Sachin Gupta has secured the third position. This was his

second attempt, last time round he was at the 575th position. He is at present undergoing training in Delhi.

Durishetty Anudeep from Hyderabad  has topped the exam. 

Megha Arora, daughter of Punjab DGP Suresh Arora got selected. She is ranked at 108. Haryana’s Shruti Arora, daughter of IAS officer Kesni Anand Arora also got through.

An editor in Punjabi Jagran newspaper Varinder Walia’s son Varjit Walia has bagged the 21st position.

Vaibhav Jain from Charkhi Dadri in Haryana has got the 263rd position.

Patiala’s Amandeep Talwar  secured the 349th postion.

Anu Kumari from Sonipat who got the second position, thanked her mother for taking care of her four-year-old child while she prepared for the UPSC exam. Her resolve, commitment and hard work was such that sometimes she used to sleep for less than six years to clear the exam.  She worked in a private firm earlier and left the job to prepare for the exam.

In  a talk with a news channel, she said that she considers Swami Vivekanand as her role model and feels that after marriage and after becoming a mother, the challenges become multi-fold for clearing exams of a level of Civil Services.

For youngsters who want to tread the path of civil services, she said that a firm resolve and strong feeling of making a mark  can help you reach your goal.  Her first preference being the IAS cadre, she wants to work for the safety and education of children and women in her home state and the country.

This year a total of 990 candidates have made it to the Civil Services, this year. Of these 180 will make it to IAS, 150 to IPS and 42 will be selected to the IFS cadres.

The candidates have been recommended for appointment to Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and others. Results have been declared for the civil services exam 2017, prelims which was held in October- November 2017 and mains in February- April 2018.

UPSC has declared the results on the official website
Meanwhile, the online registration for Civil Services 2018 exam has ended. The exam will be held on 3 June, 2018. The number of vacancies to be filled on the result of the examination is expected to be approximately 780 which include 32 vacancies reserved for persons with benchmark disability category.


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