New Delhi : Munish Sharma from Delhi has secured the second spot in the 2013 Civil Services examination. The exam was conducted by UPSC in December 2013 while the results were announced on June 12, 2014.
The MBA graduate has credited his mother for supporting him. "My mother is a teacher and, in fact, even I started teaching from ninth grade, and I believe all of that has helped me today," Sharma said.
Munish did his B. Sc in Biochemistry from Delhi University and an MBA from Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute. He prepared for the exam while he worked at KPMG.
This was Munish's second UPSC attempt. "Civil Service was my true calling. I just want to give my best to the country," he said.
Meanwhile, Gaurav Agrawal has become the first man in the last four years to top the UPSC. He holds Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science) degree from IIT-Kanpur and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Lucknow.
The top four ranks have been secured by men while only one woman has managed to make it in the top 5 slot this year.