Ankita was very affirmative of her selection but the second rank was not even in her distant dreams.
Ankita was a student of prestigious St. Stephens College(Delhi University) and she graduated in economics from the same college. She was raised in Kolkata where she also completed her education. UPSC results were declared on Monday and guess who was surprised!
It was Ankita and her family. seeing her name on second was indeed a good surprise to her. Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) civil services examinations 2021, brought a great day for Ankita and her family.
Ankita hails from Bengal and currently getting trained at the Faridabad IRS center. Before Ankita pursued her passion she served the corporate.
Later she left the corporate job for something bigger.
“I was clear about my goal and therefore chose not to enroll for a postgraduate degree. I worked for a year and then jumped into UPSC preparation. I qualified for the exam in 2019 and got into the IRS but my goal was to join the Indian Administrative Services. So I reappeared in the exam in 2021. This was my third attempt,” Agarwal shared to a newspaper. Source(Indian express).
Talking about her preparation Ankita shared that she is not a bibliophile but she did share her secret “I prepared through self-study as well as coaching. I believe both play equally important roles in a candidate’s life. Apart from basic books, I kept myself updated with current affairs and read newspapers and monthly magazines.”
Ankita is a firm believer in hard work and persistence. Her parents together execute a commercial activity and her brother is pursuing his academic goals.
“My family is elated with the success and I am planning to meet them soon,” joyed Ankita expressed.
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Twitter supports all three toppers:
Twitter has proclaimed the future is female. Ankita started her preparation in 2018
UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2021 Final Result.
Congratulations to all selected….
Rank 1 – Shruti Sharma
Rank 2 – Ankita Agarwal
Rank 3 – Gamini Singla
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