Sangrur doctor’s son ranks 104th rank in UPSC civil services
Naveen Rattu, who is posted as BDPO in Ludhiana; Raghav Jain of Ludhiana ranked 127Updated: Aug 04, 2020 18:57 IST
24-year-old Adithya Bansal ranked 104 in the civil service examinations, the results of which were declared on Tuesday.
He wants to serve society but in a different way from his parents, who are doctors.
“I had decided to pursue civil services when I was in Class-12. I did not have fixed hours for studying but continuously focused on my goal and cleared the exam in my third attempt,” said Bansal.
After studying science till Class 12, Bansal changed his stream to humanities.
“My mother, Pratibha Bansal, helped me a lot. I will probably get a posting in the Indian Police Services (IPS),” he added.
Dr Ravinder Bansal, Adithya’s father, who runs a private hospital in Sangrur, said he never forced his son to study medicine and asked him to follow his dreams.
Raghav Jain, a resident of Civil Lines, Ludhiana, ranked 127 in the civil services exam.
Jain, an alumnus of Sri Aurobindo College of Commerce and Management, cleared the exam in his third attempt.
He attributed his success to her parents: “I was able to clear the Preliminary Exam in 2017 and then in 2018. I was disappointed when I failed to clear both prelims and mains. But my parents motivated me to prepare again and I decided to give it my best and took the exam last year. I decided to work on my weak areas and with consistent practice I was able to crack the exam this time,” he said.
“I belong to a business family and always wanted to do something different. I went to Delhi in 2016 and took coaching for six months. I believe patience, planning, hard work and smart work helped me to attain this rank,” said an elated Jain.
His father Pawan Kumar is a businessman and mother Renu Gupta is a housewife.
“I never stopped using social networking sites but made productive use of these sites”, he said.
Raghav, an alumnus of Kundan Vidya Mandir School, scored 93.4% in Class-12. He wants to work for the education sector.
Punjab block development and panchayat officer clears UPSC
Punjab block development and panchayat officer Naveen Rattu cleared the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) civil services exam 2019, the results of which were declared on Tuesday. He secured the 776th rank.
Hailing from Mehatpur town of Jalandhar district, Naveen Rattu, 27, completed his graduation in computer science engineering in the year 2016 from Chandigarh University, Gharaun. He is presently posted in Ludhiana. Rattu said he cleared the civil services examination in the fourth attempt. He had previously been called for an interview in 2018 and cleared the mains in 2019.
Rattu said he would study for eight to nine hours to prepare for the exam and would read poetry, cook or listen to music to relax.
“I cleared the Punjab civil services examination in 2019 and was appointed the BDPO in February 2020”, said Rattu.
Rattu had to face many challenges as his father, Krishan Lal Rattu, a joint director in the public relations department, Punjab, had suffered from paralysis in the year 2017, due to which he had take care of the household. “I will re-appear to improve my rank,” said Rattu.