Karnataka strikes it rich in civil services exam

Karnataka strikes it rich in civil services exam

Candidates from the State have struck it rich in the UPSC examination, this year. Of the 75 candidates from the State who appeared for interview, 45 of them have cracked the exams, said Gudde Gowda, General Secretary, Krashik Sarvodaya Foundation, Delhi.

Two candidates from Dharwad and one from Hubli have cleared the exam.

Gurudatta Hegde topped the list in the State by securing 25th rank. However, it was Dyamappa Ramappa Airani, who scripted a fairytale. Son of a shepherd, Dyamappa was placed at 833 slot in the all India ranking list.

His father Ramappa passed away years ago and mother Mallavva is into farming.
Mallavva wanted her son to excel in academics and after doing that, Dyamappa wanted to go higher up the ladder. Not satisfied with the ranking, he said he would continue his efforts to get into IAS or IPS and prepare for examinations again.

Laxman Nimbaragi from Hubli has secured 104th rank.

Success in first attempt

Dr Bhagirathi Goankar, a gynecologist from Karwar, has cleared the civil services exam in her first attempt and has secured a creditable 450th rank. Dr Goankar completed her MBBS education from KLES Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and MD from Kolkata.

Speaking to Deccan Herald over phone from New Delhi, Dr Goankar said, she was elated to clear the UPSC examination and was feeling proud to be a civil services officer.

IFS officer cracks it

Divya Prabhu, wife of Uttara Kannada ZP CEO Ramprasath Manohar, has secured 82nd rank. Divya had qualified for Indian Forest Office in 2010. A native of Madurai, Divya has had an excellent academic record.

She had secured gold medal in BSc Agricultural Sciences. A mother of 11-month-old is mighty amused with her feat.

Techie bags 459th rank

Vinay Kumar, a software engineer from Shimoga, has cracked the civil services exam in his second attempt. Son of Manjula A G and K B Gangadharappa, an officer in Panchayat Raj Engineering Department, 25-year-old Vinay did his BE (Computer Science) at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore. He took up the civil services exam after a brief stint at an IT company in Bangalore.

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