Srinagar, May 23: Waseem Ahmad Bhat, a resident of south Kashmir's Anantnag district, has secured 7th rank in the Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Examination 2022, results of which were declared today. A total of 16 candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have qualified the prestigious exam.
Other than Waseem Ahmad Bhat, Prasanjit Kaur, Nitin Singh, Naved Ahsan Bhat, Manan Ahmad Bhat, Irfan Chaudhary and Nirvanahu Hans have qualified the exam.
The selectees have secured rank 7, 11, 32, 82, 231, 476 and 811 respectively among a total of 1022 selected candidates, reported news agency GNS.
Waseem Ahmad Bhat said that his hard work and dedication towards the UPSC has turned extremely fruitful. "I am very happy with my performance," he told news agency KNO over the phone from New Delhi.
The 24-year-old also said that this feat is dedicated to all those who supported him unconditionally.
He has done B.Tech in civil engineer from the National Institute of Technology Srinagar.
In 2021, Bhat had secured 225 overall rank in the UPSC Civil Services exam.