Srinagar: At least seven candidates from Jammu and Kashmir, two of them from the Valley, have made it to the final selections of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exams conducted in 2017.
The two successful candidates from the Valley are Fazl-ul-Haseeb, son of Farooq Ahmad Peer, a native of Sopore but currently residing in Hyderpora, Srinagar, and Inabat Khaliq, daughter of Dr Abdul Khaliq.
Inabat Khaliq secured the 370th rank in the merit list. She had qualified the UPSC exam of 2016 as well but had secured a lower rank.
Fazl-ul-Haseeb completed his graduation in the year 2014.
“After completing my graduation, I went to Delhi for coaching for the UPSC exams,” Haseeb told Kashmir Reader.
The five candidates from Jammu province who qualified the UPSC exams are Atal Choudhary from Samba, Amir Bashir from Mendhar, Mohd Farooq from Raisi Udhampur, Abhishek Sharma (69th rank), and Vivek.
In last year’s UPSC exams, Vivek had secured 1038th rank and this year he secured 966th rank.
UPSC on Fridayevening released the final result on its official website. Hyderabad candidate Anudeep Durishetty topped the list.