More students make it to IAS

J&K students in top 25 rankings

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Sandeep Vikas Pooja

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU/ SRINAGAR, May 5: More students from Jammu and Kashmir have made it to the Civil Services, the results of which were declared recently by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC).
A student from Kashmir, Syed Abid Rashid, resident of Habib Colony of Baghat area here has made the entire State proud as he figured in top 25 position holders in the overall rank. Abid who secured 23rd rank in IAS-2011 had made it to the IAS list last year as well, but as he was awarded the Jammu and Kashmir cadre of the Indian Police Service (IPS), he decided to give a try this year as well.
Son of a retired Forest Department official Abdul Rashid Shah and retired headmistress Jehan Ara Naqashbandi, Abid is right now undergoing training at National Police Academy (NPA) Hyderabad. Since he is one of the top rankers in IAS-2011, it is quite possible that he would get a prominent place of posting as an administrative officer.
Meanwhile, a graduate from Government MAM College Vikas Kundal, son of Raj Kumari and AN Kundal, resident of village Kharian, Miran Sahib, has qualified the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) exams, the result of which was declared by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recently.
Studied at Army School Maralia, Vikas Kundal topped in the matric examination and has done his post graduation from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University. He has also qualified the JRF-NET.
Meanwhile, another student namely Sandeep Kumar, son of Sub Inspector Vidya Lal and Late Shakuntla Devi, resident of village Kulid Pandit Gam, Kishtwar, also made the State proud by qualifying the Indian administrative services (IAS) examination.
In the year 2009, Sandeep Kumar was selected in KAS and in the same year also qualified the India Foreign Services (IFS) exam and presently is under training at Dehradun.
Sandeep Kumar has completed MSc Botany from Jammu University and was selected as Teacher, Accountant and Assistant Professor.
Pooja Hali, daughter of Surinder Hali and Indu Hali, resident of Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar, presently putting up at Haridwar, has made the J&K State proud by clearing the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) examination by securing 169th rank, for the second consecutive year. Last year Pooja Hali bagged 200th rank.
In addition to Abid, Inam-ul-Haq Mengnoo, an orthopedician from South Kashmir’s Shopian district has bagged 280th position in the Civil Service Examination while as two Sopore youth have also made it to the elite list of IAS qualifiers.
Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Bashir Ahmad Bhat, has secured 434th rank while Qazi Muhammad Salman Ibrahim figured at 459th ranking.  It is for the first time that Sopore youth have made it to the IAS.
Dr Manazir Jeelani Samoon, a resident of Gurez in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district has cracked civil services examination by finishing at 451st position. Manazir is younger son of Dr Samoon Jeelani and Hajja Jeelani. His father is Head of the Department at Clinical Hematology at SKIMS Soura while as his mother is a government teacher.
A total of 910 candidates including 715 male and 195 female were selected for appointments to various central services like the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.


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