16 from J&K crack UPSC Civil Services Exam


Srinagar, Aug 4: Among the 829 who qualified for Civil Services Exam 2019 on Tuesday, 16 candidates are from Jammu and Kashmir.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced the results earlier today. Abhishek Augustsya from Jammu secured 38th rank followed by Sunny Gupta at 148. Another Jammu resident, Dev Ahuti secured 177th rank, with Parth Gupta at 240 and Asrar Ahmad Kitchloo at 248. Besides, Namgyal Angmo bagged 323rd rank closely followed by Asif Yousuf Tantray at 328.
Among others who cracked the examination, include Nadia Beigh (240) from Kupwara, AftabRasool (412) from TrehgamKupwara, Sabzar Ahmad Ganie (628) from a remote village of GheeboomKokernag and Majid Iqbal Khan (638) from Anantnag.
Other rank holders from J-K are Stanzin Wangyal (716), Rayees Hussain (747), Mohammed Nawas Sharaf Uddin Sharafuddin (778), and Syed Junaid Adil (822).
All 829 selected candidates will be appointed to Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), and Central Services, Group 'A' and Group 'B'.
Pradeep Singh topped the examination followed by Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma.
The candidature of 66 recommended candidates is "provisional" while the result of 11 candidates has been "withheld", stated the press note issued by the Press Information Bureau (PIB).
The result of the Civil Services Examination, 2019 is subject to changes, if any, that may be necessitated by the orders that may be passed by the Courts in matters pending before them, it added. Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today congratulated the candidates from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir for cracking the Civil Services Examination.
In a congratulatory message, the Lt Governor conveyed his warm felicitation to all the successful candidates for the commendable accomplishment and expressed hope that they would discharge their duties with utmost dedication, commitment, rectitude and sincerity to uphold the highest traditions of the Civil Services.
He said that this accomplishment is the true recognition of their sincere efforts and hard work and wished them high success in their future endeavours.
"Their achievement would certainly motivate and inspire many more youths from J&K to take the country's prestigious Civil Services Examination in years to come", he added. He also conveyed his warm greetings to the family members and parents of all the successful candidates.

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