Big achievement! Meet the five UPSC top rank holders in civil service exam, from Kanishak Kataria to Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

Apr 06, 2019, 18:24 PM IST
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Kanishak Kataria, Akshat Jain, and Junaid Ahmad, the top rankers of this year's Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination, expressed gratitude to their respective families while confessing that they were taken aback by their achievements. The final ranks were announced based on the results of the written part of Civil Services Examination, 2018 held by the UPSC in September-October, 2018 and the interviews for Personality Test held in February-March, 2019.

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UPSC Topper: Kanishak Kataria

UPSC Topper: Kanishak Kataria

Kanishak Kataria, a B.Tech from IIT Bombay, has topped the civil services final examination 2018. Kataria belongs to SC category and qualified the examination with mathematics as his optional subject. He is a B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering). (Photo: ANI)

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UPSC Topper: Akshat Jain

UPSC Topper: Akshat Jain

The second rank holder Akshat Jain, an engineering graduate from IIT Guwahati, told PTI he was elated and one of the reasons why he appeared in the civil services examination was to serve the society. Hailing from Jaipur, Akshit's father is an IPS officer while mother is an Indian Revenue Service officer, who also motivated him to join the civil services. (Photo: ANI)

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UPSC Topper: Junaid Ahmed

UPSC Topper: Junaid Ahmed

Junaid Ahmed, one of the toppers of UPSC exam, said Friday that now he will be able to solve people's problems directly. Ahmed was staying in Jamia's Residential Coaching Academy in 2016 till last year when he got chosen for the Indian Revenue Service (IRS). He has emerged as the third topper in the UPSC exam. (Photo: ANI)

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UPSC Topper: Shreyans Kumat

UPSC Topper: Shreyans Kumat

Shreyans Kumat, who is the fourth rank holder, seen in a video saying that he is looking forward to work for the welfare of people and is ready to do any work assigned to him by the government with dedication. (Photo: Twitter)

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UPSC Topper: Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

UPSC Topper: Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

Srushti Jayant Deshmukh is the topper among women candidates securing an overall fifth rank. Deshmukh, a B.E.(Chemical Engineering) from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, is the topper among the women candidates securing an overall fifth rank. (Photo: ANI)

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