Interview of UPSC 2019 Topper: Kanishka Kataria, Rank 1

Kanishka Kataria, who is an alumnus of IIT Bombay, has topped the civil services exam as the UPSC declared results on Friday, April 5, 2019. It’s is quite surprising that he frankly thanked his girlfriend along with his parents and sister while addressing the media.

“It’s a very surprising moment. I never expected to get the 1st rank. I thanks my parents, sister and my girlfriend for the help and moral support,” Mr Kataria said, quoted by ANI.

“People will expect me to be a good administrator and that’s exactly my intention,” he added.

Who is Kanishka Kataria?

Kanishka Kataria has done BTech from IIT Bombay and opted for mathematics as his optional subject.

He is from Rajasthan and is currently working as a data scientist. Previously, he has been a member of institute’s placement cell.

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