Shah Faesal is the IAS topper 2010: UPSC IAS Toppers Result 2010
Union Service Public Commission has been published its UPSC IAS Toppers Result 2010 List and this year Shah Faesal is the IAS topper, is the first Kashmiri to top the Civil Services examination. Checkout here below for UPSC IAS Toppers Result 2010 List and about DR. Shah Faesal (Kashmiri) IAS Topper 2010 in UPSC Civil Services (Main) IAS Exam 2009 held in October-November, 2009 and the interviews for Personality Test held in March-April, 2010.
Dr Faesal 26-year-old MBBS graduate, who topped the list of 875 successful candidates, said that he was not only the first Kashmiri to achieve the milestone but also the second Muslim in the history to achieve this feat.
Faesal’s hometown burst into spontaneous celebrations after the announcement of the results and his family members were seen distributing sweets.
Faesal said that he aimed not only at cracking Civil Services, the highest job in India, but also at overcoming the odds.
His family moved to Srinagar from Sogam village in Kupwara after brutal murder of his father in 2003. His father Ghulam Rasool was a schoolteacher and well-known personality in the village. He fell prey to militants’ bullets without any reason.
After father’s death, Faesal’s family left their native place never to return.
Faesal’s mother is also a schoolteacher and she said, “I am happy that he achieved his dream.”
Despite his science background, Faesal had chosen Urdu literature and public administration as his optional subjects for the civil service exam.
Faesal’s success will also inspire budding talents in the valley.