New Delhi: 30-year-old Pooja Kadam from Maharashtra’s Latur district is among 761 people who cleared the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020 on Friday. Kadam, a resident of Taka village in Ausa tehsil, secured 577th rank in the examination with just 15 per cent eyesight. This was his second attempt. He graduated from Ferguson College, Pune and did his post graduation in Political Science from Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi. Also Read – DC vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Hints Vivo IPL 2021 Match 36: Captain, Vice-Captain – Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals, Match 11 Playing for Today’s T20 Match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium 3:30 Saturday 25th September
The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 was held on October 4 last year. A UPSC statement said that 10,40,060 candidates had applied for the exam, out of which 4,82,770 appeared for the exam. A total of 10,564 candidates qualified for the written (main) examination held in January, 2021 and out of them 2,053 qualified for the personality test (interview), out of which 761 were finally selected. Also Read – LIVE DC vs RR Live Cricket Score IPL 2021 Live Match Updates: Pant’s Delhi Capitals seal playoff berth against Rajasthan Royals
Engineering students Shubham Kumar, an IIT Bombay graduate, and Jagriti Awasthi, who completed B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, secured first and second ranks respectively. Also read- REET 2021: CM Gehlot made a big announcement before Rajasthan eligibility test for teachers. read the description
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated all those who have passed the UPSC Civil Services Examination and said that an exciting and satisfying career in public service awaits them as they will be covered during a crucial period of their visit to Digihunt. Important administrative roles will be available.
He also had a word of encouragement for those who fell short. “To those young friends who did not clear UPSC exam, I would like to say – you are a very talented person. Still waiting for more effort. At the same time, Digihunt is full of diverse opportunities just waiting to be explored. Best wishes in whatever you decide to do”, tweeted the Prime Minister.