Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the final result of Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2022 on 23 May. This year too women candidates dominated the top positions, with Ishita Kishore securing AIR 1 followed by Garima Lohia, Uma Harthi N and Smriti. Mishra. A total of 933 eligible candidates have been recommended for appointment to various government services this year. There are total 6 girls and 4 boys in the Top Ten UPSC 2022 Final Result List.
Amidst many inspiring stories, the story of 25-year-old Avinash Kumar’s dedication and hard work will definitely leave you impressed. The son of a retired government school teacher from Bihar’s Araria district cracked the prestigious exam by securing 17th rank in his third attempt. Amazingly, in his first two attempts – Kumar could not even clear the preliminary exam.
“During my school days, I had to face floods while going to Shri Rani Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Forbesganj, from where I had passed class X with 10 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). You can move forward with your goal only when you have lived through painful circumstances,” Kumar was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times.
After scoring excellent marks in matriculation, he passed class 12 from Chinmaya Vidyalaya Bokaro School by scoring more than 93 percentile. Kumar then pursued his desired engineering course from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and passed the exam with good marks. He was also awarded a gold medal for his outstanding performance.
Kumar then worked briefly in the Electricity Department in West Bengal as an engineer till 2020. country,” he said.
Speaking on how important self-study is for an aspirant, Kumar stressed that self-study should be given first priority if a student wants to crack UPSC.
His mother, Pratima Devi – a homemaker said that Kumar did not lose hope even after failing the exam twice in a row. He humbly said that “this time he has made us proud.” His father Ajay Kumar Singh, who is now doing farming in his village, claimed that “my son has been honest with his work” and we are proud of the result.