UPSC topper thanks his girlfriend for his success; Twitterati reacts

NEW DELHI: This is probably the first time that a UPSC topper has thanked or gives acknowledgement to their girlfriend/boyfriend for their terrific achievement.

Kanishka Kataria was announced as the topper of this year’s prestigious Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination on Friday.

In the sweetest gesture, this B.Tech graduate from IIT Bombay thanked his parents, sister, and girlfriend for his success, according to ANI.

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“It’s a very surprising moment. I never expected to get the 1st rank. I thank my parents, sister & my girlfriend for the help & moral support. People will expect me to be a good administrator & that’s exactly my intention,” Kataria told news agency ANI.

The post regarding the cute moment on Twitter went viral on social media with twitterati praising the young topper for saying such a thing on camera.

Kataria belongs to SC category and qualified the examination with mathematics as his optional subject.

A total number of 759 candidates were recommended for appointment in Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service, and Central Services.

The final ranks were announced based on the results of the written part of Civil Services Examination, 2018 held by the UPSC in September-October, 2018 and the interviews for Personality Test held in February-March, 2019.