UPSC Exam Results Declared: Shubham Kumar Tops, Jagrati Awasthi Comes Second

Meanwhile, Ankita Jain has stood third in the UPSC exam.

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<div class="paragraphs"><p>The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared results for the year 2020 on Friday, 24 September.</p></div>

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the results for the Civil Services exam for the year 2020 on Friday, 24 September, with Shubham Kumar topping the exam.

Jagrati Awasthi, meanwhile, has secured the second position. Ankita Jain has stood third, according to news agency PTI.

A total of 761 candidates cleared the exam this year, reported PTI, out of which 545 are men and 261 women.



Shubham Kumar, an IIT Bombay alumnus, hails from a village named Kumhari in Katihar district of Bihar.

He first appeared in civil service exam 2018 but could not clear it. He then tried again in 2019, secured the 290th rank and was selected for Indian defence accounts service. This was his third attempt.

Speaking to PTI, following his results, Kumar said:

"My dream was to get into the IAS as it gives a wider platform to work for the betterment of the people. It has been realised and I would like to work for the underprivileged people, especially in rural areas,"

Congratulating Kumar for his success in the exam, Bihar Chief Minister wished him the best for a bright future.

(With inputs from PTI.)

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