Daughter of Loksabha speaker Om Birla clears UPSC on first attempt, here’s full detail

Clearing UPSC exam needs some serious piece of hard work, grit and determination. Students who get started on the path towards achieving their goals always give their heart to pull off something special.

Everyone dreams to clear the Civil Services Exam, but very few are fortunate to crack the exam. Today, we are talking about Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla’s daughter Anjali Birla who has cracked India’s toughest exam UPSC in just her first attempt.

The 23-year-old Anjali has achieved something incredible in her life which others can only dream of. Anjali, who studied political science (honours) from Ramjas College in New Delhi, was one among the 89 candidates who were recommended by the UPSC this year.

“I am very happy to get selected in this exam. I wanted to join the civil services to do something for the society as I always saw my father’s commitment towards the people of the country,” she told PTI on Tuesday.

Anjali said her elder sister Akansha, a chartered accountant, helped her immensely with the examination.

“The credit for my success especially goes to my elder sister. She helped me a lot in preparing for the main examination,” she said.

The result of the 2019 civil services examination was declared on August 4, 2020, recommending 829 candidates in order of merit for appointment to IAS, IFS, IPS and other Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ central services against 927 vacancies.

Based on the result of the Civil Services examination, 89 candidates, including Anjali, were recommended for several government services.

The civil services examination is scheduled annually by the UPSC in three different stages namely preliminary, main and interview in order to select officers for Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service among others. The article was sourced from Times of India.

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