30 Muslim candidates make it to Civil Services

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New Delhi, May 5: The tally of Muslim candidates who have cleared this year’s All India Civil Services examinations has fallen short by one from the figures of last year. The results were declared on Friday by the UPSC.
Four of the candidates Syed Abid Rasheed Shah (rank 23), Nooh P B (rank 43), Muhammed Shariq Badr (rank 48) and Amna Tasneem (rank 73) are in the top 100 positions.
The other 26 are: Syed Sehrish Asgar (118), Inayat Khan (176), Adeela Abdullah (230), Shanawas C (235), Yumkhaibam Sabir (244), Mohd Aijaz (268), Inamulhaq Mengnoo (280), B Fouzia Taranum (307), Mirza Azhar Beig (313), Toufel Tahir (345), Mohammad Imran (408), Mohammad Arshi (419), Bashir Ahmad Bhat (434), Manazir Jeelani Samoon (451), Qazi Muhammad Salman Ibrahim (459), Patil Salmantaj Jafertaj (466), Naieem Mustafa Mansury (520), Waseem Akram (568), Irina Masoom (604), Muhammad Imteyaz Alam (649), Afsar Ali (667), Shama Parveen (685), Zeeshan Qamer (706), Muhammad Rehan Raza (760), Ilyas K P A (764) and Zahid Parvez (776).
Out of the total 30 Muslim successful candidates 7 are from Jamia Millia Islamia, 4 are from Zakat Foundation of India and 1 student is from Hajj Committee of India. All these institutions are providing special training to the Muslim students for UPSC exams.
Giving details of the Jamia's results, Simi Malhotra, Media Coordinator, Jamia Millia said, "Jamia Millia Islamia is pleased to announce that seven students who have been given training at the Centre for Coaching and Career Planning, Jamia Millia Islamia have secured places in the Civil Services (Main) Examinations, 2011."
She also said that Najeeb Jung, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia had led the team of the panel that conducted the mock interviews for these candidates.
As against the last year when 31 Muslims were in the list of a total of 920 successful candidates, this year's list having 910 successful candidates has 30 Muslims. In 2010 among 875 selected candidates 21 were Muslims whereas in 2009, out of the total 791 selected candidates, 31 were Muslims.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 5 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 5 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 6 May 2012 00:00:00 IST




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