Tina Dabi's sister Ria Dabi ranks 15th in UPSC, elder sister 'delighted'
IAS officer Tina Dabi's younger sister Ria Dabi has ranked 15th in the UPSC Civil Services 2020 exam, the final result of which was announced on Friday. Tina Dabi was the topper of UPSC Civil Services 2015; the result was announced in 2016. Tina Dabi's success in the UPSC was much celebrated as she was the first Dalit to top the Civil Services examination. "I am delighted to share that my younger sister Ria Dabi has got rank 15 in UPSC 2020 exam," the IAS officer posted on social media.
Like elder sister Tina, Ria too went to Lady Shri Ram College of Delhi University. While Tina Dabi is posted in Rajasthan at present, Ria is a resident of Delhi.
Apart from being the first Dalit topper of the UPSC, Tina Dabi remained in news for his marriage with Athar Amir Khan, who was also a UPSC topper. Their marriage was hailed as a symbol of communal harmony and many politicians were present at one of the wedding receptions of the celebrated couple. In November 2020, Tina Dabi and Athar filed for mutual divorce in a family court in Jaipur. In August this year, the duo got divorced.
The Union Public Service Commission announced the final result of the Civil Services exam 2020 on Friday. Shubham Kumar, B.Tech in civil engineering from IIT Bombay has topped the list while Jagriti Awasthi, a B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from MANIT, Bhopal is the topper among the women candidates securing overall 2nd rank.
The top 25 candidates comprise 13 men and 12 women.
Education qualifications of the top 25 successful candidates range from graduation in Engineering, Humanities, Commerce and Medical Science from premier institutions such as IIT, BITS, NSUT, DTU, JIPMER, Delhi University, Mumbai University etc.