26-year-old Karnal lad Deepak Bansal has secured 113th rank in the UPSC exam, results for which were declared on Tuesday.
After clearing the civil services exam, Deepak Bansal, an avid mountaineer, now wants to scale the Mount Everest.
Bansal a resident of Furlak village near Gharaunda has made it to the civil services in the third attempt. On the last two occasions, he had appeared till interview.
Bansal now hopes to get selected in IAS, his dream job.
“With the support of one of my friends, I was able to come over my challenge in communication and faced the interview with confidence. I owe my success to my grandparents, parents and friends for emotional support. My elder sister Charu Gupta, a gynecologist settled in Nashik after marriage, is my role model who always motivated me to crack the civil services,” he told HT over phone on Sunday.
Bansal has received education from various institutes in Karnal, Panipat and New Delhi before joining IIT, Delhi due to transfers of his father, who has retired from Haryana irrigation department.
After graduating from IIT in 2010, he worked for three years with NTPC and quit from the post of assistant manager to concentrate for the UPSC test.
Bansal said that he was very fond of trekking and had a desire to conquer the highest peak in the world.
“I feel the professionals with innovative ideas should join the service to counter the challenges faced by the society. I want to work on finding solutions for those residing in slums in utmost poverty,” he said.