Updated: September 27, 2021 10:10:47 am
Among the 761 people who cleared the UPSC civil services exam 2020 on Friday was 30-year-old Pooja Kadam from Latur in Maharashtra, who achieved success with just 15 per cent eyesight. Kadam, from Taka village in Ausa tehsil here, secured AIR 577 in the exams, this being her second attempt.
She graduated from Fergusson College in Pune and did her post-graduation in Political Science from Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi. Kadam is the youngest of four sisters and her father is a teacher in a village school.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated all the successful candidates of the UPSC Civil Service exam 2020. “Those who have cleared the exam will go on to have key administrative roles during an important period of our nation’s journey.” he tweeted.
Congratulations to those who successfully cleared the UPSC Civil Services examination. An exciting and satisfying career in public service awaits.
Those who have cleared the exam will go on to have key administrative roles during an important period of our nation’s journey.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 24, 2021
The Union Public Service Commission on Friday declared results of the examination, conducted annually to select IAS, IFS and IPS officers, among other civil servants.
A total of 761 candidates cleared the coveted civil services examination 2020, with engineering graduates Shubham Kumar, an IIT Bombay graduate, and Jagrati Awasthi, who completed B.Tech (electrical engineering) from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, bagging the first and second ranks respectively.
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