Pratibha Verma from Uttar Pradesh — the All India women topper who has secured AIR third rank within the UPSC 2019 examination — is still in a state of disbelief that she has topped amongst women in nation’s hardest examination.
“This is amazing and left me speechless. I just could not believe when I checked UPSC result this afternoon,” said Pratibha. She had joined the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) however took depart to organize for the examination.
A local of Sultanpur, Pratibha said she is tremendous excited. “In the past women have even topped the exam. Tina Dabi stood first rank in year 2016. Happy with what I have achieved. I was confident that I would do well. But never imagined that I would secure AIR 3rd rank. This was very unexpected,” she said.
The calls began pouring in because the news unfold, she said. A colleague in IRS services was the primary one to tell her in regards to the end result. “And then I checked it on the website,” said Pratibha who had physics as her non-obligatory topic.
Praibha graduated from IIT Delhi in 2014 and labored with a private firm for 2 years to achieve some work expertise. “I always wanted to become civil servants. I started preparing for UPSC,” she said.
“Last year I got 489th rank. I quickly realised the mistakes I made there. I worked hard on my weakness. Started writing well rounded answers. And also the past experiences helped,” she said.
On UPSC services, she said there are a string of women bureaucrats who’ve performed exceptionally effectively as bureaucrat. “Their work inspired me to join the services as there is a direct connect with people,” she said.
Her father, Subansh Verma retired just a few months in the past as English instructor in a authorities intermediate faculty and mom, Usha Verma is a head instructor with a authorities college in Sultanpur.
“My elder sister Priyanka is a doctor. And I have two brothers, one working with private sector company and younger brother is studying,” she said.
When requested in regards to the celebrations, Pratibha said due to pandemic there is no such thing as a massive celebrations. Only video calls with dad and mom, siblings and shut members of the family and associates.