Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results for Civil Service Examination 2014. This year, first four ranks have been grabbed by the girls. Ira Singhal, a physically handicapped IRS officer from Delhi, has topped the exam.
Ira, who topped the exam in the general category has been followed by Renu Raj, a doctor from Kerala. The third rank has been obtained by Nidhi Gupta, also an Indian Revenue Service officer from Delhi.
Vandana Rao, who is also from Delhi, has got fourth rank while Suharsha Bhagat, an IRS (Income Tax cadre) officer has got fifth position in the examination.
There are a total number of 1,236 candidates, including 590 in General category, 354 belonging to Other Backward Class, 194 from Scheduled Caste and 98 from Scheduled Tribe who have been recommended for appointment to various central government services.
According to a report in PTI, IRA Singhal said, “I am really very happy. I can’t believe this. I just prepared for the examination. I want to be an IAS officer. I want to do something for the benefit of physically-handicapped people,”
In a telephonic interview with Renu who has secured second rank said, “I am extremely happy. I have been preparing for the exam for the last one year.” She works in a hospital in Kollam in Kerala and hails from Kottayam.
Third rank holder Nidhi said it is a proud moment for her to get selected in the examination. “It is really a proud moment. I put in lot of hard work and finally it paid,” she said. She is presently an Assistant Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise.