Srushti Deshmukh: UPSC 2019 topper among the women candidates
Bhopal : Bhopal's Srushti Jayant Deshmukh (23) topped the UPSC civil services final examinations 2018 among the women candidates. The results were announced on Friday.
All over India she received 5th rank among candidates who were declared successful in the examination, as per results.
She will be a first civil servant in the family, Shruti had completed bachelor of engineering (Chemicals) from a private engineering college in Bhopal in 2018.
"It is consistency in studies and faith in oneself that helps one achieve one’s goals", she said on Friday evening while jubilant over her selection in the most prestigious civil services of the country.
She cleared the examination in her first attempt.
Talking about her success mantra she said, "I kept away from social media. I used internet only for studies. I didn’t attend any coaching. I prepared for the examinations from online test series and study materials."
"Right from childhood I desired to become an administrative officer. I kept myself updated with the help of newspapers and magazines", she said.
Her father Jayant Deshmukh said, "While she was preparing for the IAS I asked her to join engineering course just for the sake of a job security. She has not been an extraordinary student but she is hardworking and always took interest in extracurricular activities like scouts and guides, debates and cultural activities."
(Shruti and his family's quotes have been taken from Hindustan Times report)