UPSC Topper Pratibha Verma Says Previous Question Papers Helped During Preparation
UPSC topper Pratibha Verma considers previous years' question papers to be of immense help during preparation for Civil Services exam. Ms Verma, who is from Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur, has secured third rank in the Civil Services exam 2019. She is the topper among the women candidates who have cleared the exam.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had declared the final result of the Civil Services exam 2019 on Tuesday in which 829 candidates have been selected for IAS, IPS, IFS and other central services.
Ms Verma did her B.Tech from IIT-Delhi and is an officer of Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax).
In her message for the Civil Services exam aspirants, Ms Verma said, "one should be very careful while selecting the optional subjects. The optional subject should be chosen on the basis of the course and subjects pursued during graduation."
Being a B.Tech degree holder, Ms Verma had chosen Physics as her optional subject in the Civil Services exam.