(News) Anna varsity alumna Charusree Thiagarajan (AIR-6) is IAS topper 2014 in Tamil Nadu
few weeks ago at the personality test in New Delhi, Charusree Thiagarajan (24)
had to make a choice between environment conservation and infrastructure
development. Refusing to make a choice, she took a stand, sensibly striking a
right balance between conservation and development. It worked.
On Saturday, Ms.Charusree emerged the topper among thousands
of IAS aspirants who prepared for the civil services exam from Chennai, securing
the sixth rank at the all-India level. After innovating on wireless technology
at Qualcomm, she took a decision to join the Indian Forest Service. Now, her
career is set to take yet another turn, towards the Indian Administrative
Service as the Union Public Service Commission on Saturday recommended a list of
1,236 successful candidates for appointment to IAS, IFS, IPS and Central
With a score at the personality test crucial for a good
ranking in the highly competitive examination, sensible answers by such
candidates have offered them the opportunity to join the IAS. Having secured the
highest rank among candidates from the State, Ms.Charusree is expected to join
the Tamil Nadu cadre of IAS after completion of training.
Ms.Charusree decided to shift to Chennai for graduation after
schooling in Coimbatore. “I joined the College of Engineering Guindy, Anna
University because Chennai has the facilities to prepare for the civil services.
I graduated in 2012, joined Qualcomm, but continued to prepare for the civil
services,” said Ms.Charusree.
Courtesy: The Hindu