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UPSC 2016 results: Topper Nandini KR wants to join IAS to serve people

Nandini is the 2nd woman from the southern state to top the UPSC exams after Vijayalakshmi Bidari

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

Nandini K R, who topped the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 2016 exams on Wednesday, says she wants to join the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) to serve the people of India, rather become a diplomat. "I want to join IAS and not IFS (Indian Foreign Service), as I want to be in India and serve the people. Though challenging, I will get an opportunity to learn and work for the people," Nandini told IANS from Haryana's Faridabad on phone. Excited to be a topper as a woman and from Karnataka, Nandini said her friends were joking since a week that she ...

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First Published: Thu, June 01 2017. 04:34 IST
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