Two state lads clear UPSC exam
IMPHAL, 4th Aug: At least two candidates from the state cleared the civil services examination-2019 conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), the results of which were declared onTuesday.
The successful candidates are Nongjai Md Ali Akram Shah of Khergao Nongjai Leikai under Kshetrigao assembly constituency and Parikshit Thoudam of Uripok Khoisnam Leikai under Uripok assembly constituency.
Nongjai Akram ranked 188 while Parikshit is at 373.
Nongjai Akram Shah (25) is son of late Nongjai Ali Ajar Shah and Mohatrama Safina Shah while Parikshit Thoudam (23) is son of Thoudam Somorendro.
Significantly, both the candidates studied at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Manipur and Herbert School, Ghari.
Nongjai Akram studied at Scholar English School, Keikhu till high school level and passed class XII from Herbert School, Ghari before completing B Tec computer engineering from NIT Manipur.
On the other hand, Parikshit Thoudam passed matriculation examination from Gosen English school and passed class XII from Herbert School and then completed graduate in computer engineering from NIT Manipur in 2015. Meanwhile chief minister N Biren Singh has expressed happiness over the success of two candidates from the state in the examination and three more candidates from other North East states. Richard Yanthan of Nagaland cracked the exam in 133rd rank while Dhiman Chakma from Tripura presently serving as IFS cleared the exam in 722nd rank. Janden Lingzarpa from Sikkim also cleared the exam by securing 794th rank.