Gitanjali Brandon UPSC Civil Services 2011-Rank 6th

Optionals: Sociology & Law

Having secured sixth rank Gitanjali Brandon a graduate of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, is clear as far as her career is concerned. She is interested in contributing to diplomatic profile of emerging nation like India. Always intent to becoming an IFS officer she says that “In the coming years, I have this strong desire to do something for my nation at the international forum which really commensurate with my emerging power profile” She is the daughter of Rohit R. Brandon, a senior IAS officer belonging to the Rajasthan cadre, and Anita, a social scientist.

The Brandon household was agog with excitement as the results arrived in the afternoon on the day of UPSC result announcement. “I did not expect this rank though I was hopeful of finding a place among the first 50!” Gitanjali, who worked as a capital markets lawyer after her graduation, said with elation.

Courtesy: Civil Services Chronicle

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