UPSC Toppers 2015 from Chandigarh
With the UPSC declaring the final list of candidates making to the elite
category of services on Tuesday, the city has lost a bit in performance in terms
Gazal Bharadwaj who took coaching in the city has ranked 40, the highest
position in the tricity, but she belongs to Roorkee. She stayed in the city for
Nazuk, daughter of former Chandigarh home secretary Anil
Kumar, has got rank 58. Torul Raveesh has ranked 49. In 2015, five people had
figured in top 100 with Abhijeet Kaplish bagging the 15th rank. In 2014, there
were three people in the top 100 with 39th rank going to the city.
Jagpal Singh Dhanoa, 31, son of a farmer, secured 184th rank.
Dhanoa was not only a student but also teacher at an IAS coaching centre. He did
his mechanical engineering from Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College,
Fatehgarh Sahib. “While taking coaching for political science, I came across a
person who was starting a new coaching centre, so I started teaching there,”
said Dhanoa. He added, “I am likely to get IPS. If I have one more chance, I
will sit next time also.” It was Dhanoa’s fourth attempt.
Lakshay Sharma, 25, a resident of SAS Nagar secured 222 rank.
“It was my long-cherished dream that came true,” said Lakshay. He cleared IRS in
2015 and is presently under training in Faridabad. “I always wanted to serve in
a government job and what is better than joining the civil services,” said the
2012 batch engineering graduate from Chandigarh College of Engineering Sector
26. “Hardwork and dedication pays,” added Sharma. His father is an industrialist
and mother is the vice-principal of St Solider School in Phase 7.
A resident of Phase 10 Hardeep Singh secured 331st rank. A
graduate from PEC University of Technology, Singh cleared the civil services in
his first attempt. “It was sheer hardwork and determination that paid,” said
Hardeep, who credits his teachers and parents for his success. “My parents
motivated me to attempt for civil services and I started preparing from my first
year of college,” Hardeep added, whose father is working with Central
Warehousing while mother is a housewife.
||All India Rank
|Sandeep Singh Gill
|Jagpal Singh Dhanoa
|Dr Bhupesh Satija
Courtesy: Hindustan Times