The Union Public Service Commission, UPSC has released the Civil Services Exam, CSE 2019 results on The exam has been topped by Pradeep Singh this year. A 28-year-old girl from Bihar, Divya Shakti has cracked the exam in her second attempt securing 79th rank and would become an IAS officer soon.

She is a computer engineer from BITS and did her masters in economics in 2016. After this, she decided to appear for the UPSC CSE exam and chose geography as her optional for CSE Mains. In her first attempt, she could not qualify the Preliminary exam of UPSC. She did not lose hope and worked harder for the next year and cleared the exam with 79th rank.