Rukmini Riar UPSC 2011 2nd Rank

Optionals: Sociology & Political Science

The second rank was secured by Rukmani Riar, a Master of Arts (Social Entrepreneourship) from the Tata institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. Being trained in social entrepreneurship she intends to assist the livelihood and earning capacity of the Indian agro based community. Daughter of Additional District Prosecutor she says that “I had been learning the ‘art’ of Governance since so many years, and to implement the same practically can have only one option and that is UPSC.”

Further she says that who does not get nervous, “I was also feeling tensed up while at the interview, but except that I was always in my calm colors”

Courtesy: Civil Services Chronicle