UPSC 2019 results were declared on Tuesday, August 4 morning, and Mr. Pradeep Singh, son of a petrol pump worker, topped the all India ranking. He was followed by Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma.
The list has been released on the basis of the written examination and personality test of the Civil services examination 2019.
A total of 829 candidates have been recommended for appointment to Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service; and Central Services, Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’.
Son of a petrol pump worker, 23-year-old Pradeep from Indore made headlines last year when he cracked UPSC-2018. He got selected as an assistant commissioner (income tax) last year.
Last year, Pradeep missed the IAS post by 1 mark. He prepared harder and managed to score the highest mark this time. Pradeep’s brother Sandeep Singh, said that the financial condition of his family improved when Pradeep became assistant commissioner (income tax). “Now, our father Manoj Singh does not work at the petrol pump,” Sandeep added.