Bhubaneswar: Two students from Odisha have been ranked in Top-10 of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Examination, results of which were declared today.
Sanjita Mohapatra has ranked eighth in the Civil Services Examination in all India level. Besides, 21 others from the state have found their positions in various ranks.
|125||Nabal Kumar Jain|
|294||Ankit Shankar Mishra|
|441||Samir Kumar Jena|
|567||Manas Ranjan Sahu|
|715||Om Prasad Mohanty|
|819||Bibhuti Bhushan Nayak|
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Wishing them a great career, the governor said, he hopes that they will leave no stone unturned to bring smiles to the needy and to work towards nation building by fostering social harmony and economic growth.
“Congratulate all successful candidates from #Odisha who have cleared #UPSC examination. May they work with dedication to take welfare initiatives to grassroots bringing visible changes in peoples lives. Wish them a bright career,” the chief minister said in his twitter post.
Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan also congratulated all the candidates who have cleared the examination.
“Happy to learn that two of Odishas meritorious students, Abhishek Saraf and Sanjita Mohapatra have secured the 8th and 10th rank respectively,” Pradhan tweeted.
The Union Steel minister also said, “I am also told that Sanjita, a Rourkela girl, is a former employee of @sailrsp1. Truly a proud moment for all of us associated with the steel sector. I wish each one of them immense success in taking development to the grassroots and in building a better and stronger India.”
Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik said, “Congrats to Abhishek Saraf and Sanjita Mohapatra for making Odisha proud by securing 8th and 10th positions respectively. My best wishes to all of you to work sincerely for the cause of public welfare.”
A total of 829 candidates have been selected to various Civil Services through the UPSC Exam 2019. The UPSC has declared the final list of selected candidates based on the result of the written part of Civil Services Examination held in September, 2019 and the interviews or Personality Test held in February-August, 2020.
While 78 candidates have been selected under EWS quota, results of 11 candidates has been kept withheld.
UPSC conducts the Civil Services exam every year for selection of candidates to Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS)and other Central Services.
(With agency inputs)