Indeed a proud moment for Jaipur, three out of 10 topped in UPSC exams is from Jaipur. Kanishak Kataria from the city has topped the UPSC 2018.
The result was declared by Union Public Service Commission on Friday evening. Kanishak is B.tech from IIT Bombay and has ranked first in UPSC. He is currently working as a data scientist. Akshat Jain(23), son of senior IPS officer DC Jain has secured the second rank in Rajasthan. Akshat is an engineering graduate from IIT Guwahati and currently working as joint Director in CBI, New Delhi.
List of UPSC toppers:
Srishti Jayant Deshmukh
Karnati Varun Reddy
Tanmaya Vashishtha Sharma
Shubham Gupta(25), already IA and AS secured the sixth rank and became an IAS officer. It was his fourth attempt to crack the IAS. He also belongs to Jaipur.
Khushboo Lather, daughter of a Senior IPS officer and DGP, Law, and Order, ML Lathar, secured 98th rank in UPSC 2018.
The UPSC stated that, the Commission has recommended a total of 759 candidates (577 men and 182 women) for appointment to various services like IAS, IPS, and IFS.