This time the IAS aspirants from the state of Bihar failed to meet the expectation and reputation in the Civil services exam in 2011-12. Unlike the top position clinched by a female candidate Shena Aggarwal in all India ranking, the top spot among Biharis has been lifted away by a female candidate Neha Prakash from Patna. The topper among Biharis, Neha Prakash has secured 22nd position in all India raking. Ujjwal Kumar is another Bihari candidate among top 25, who is from Munger and managed the 24th position in 2011-12 exams. Ashish Bharti and Prabhakar Kumar Ranjan are other candidates from Patna and got 337th and 339th rank, respectively.
|Neha Prakash Patna|
Neha Prakash, UPSC 2011-12 topper from Bihar, she has secured 22nd Position in all India ranking
Neha, who did his schooling from Notre Dame Academy in Patna, got her engineering degree from BIT Mesra and management from IIM Lucknow. Her optional subjects were Sociology and Management. An alumnus of IIM-Lucknow, Neha Prakash said her diehard attitude and support of her parents helped her qualify the examination with flying colours. The 29-year-old Neha, who made it big in the first attempt itself, is presently based in Delhi working with a multinational bank.
Vikram Vardhan son of Kumar Amle stood at 111th position and Kundan Kumar from Jamalpur got 124th rank. Ankit Kumar Agrawal from Patna secured 126th rank in the All India UPSC 2011-12 exams. He is an ex student of International School and alumnus of Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology, Delhi, Ankit had worked with Yahoo Inc. in Bangalore for two years. His optional papers were Sociology and Public Administration. Avinash Kumar Singh from Mahuar village of Kaimur district got the 136th rank in the exam. Sunil Kumar Gautam, from Sasaram, stood 211th position. Vikas kumar, an IIT-Delhi alumni and resident of Purnia (Bihar) had cracked UPSC 2011-12 with the All India rank 429.
Ashish Kumar Verma, 26, who is suffering from cerebral palsy, secured 726th rank. Though he is suffering from such a disease Ashish qualified with Hindi as one of the optional papers. He did his MA in Hindi from Patna University. Imtiyaz Aalam son of Kafil Ansari of Bastwara village of Darbhanga district was also ranked 649th in this prestigious exam. Dr Kumar Aditya from Nathnagar (Bhagalpur) got 489th rank while Ankit Anand stood 520th in the ranking.
Amit Kumar, son of Rampravesh Kushwaha of Lachnauta village under Laukaria Panchayat of Raxaul sub-division of East Champaran disctrict secured 584th rank. Rajkishor of Laluchak from Bhagalpur district got 824th position. Pallav Jha, who got 93rd rank, lives in Delhi. He too is originally from Katihar in Bihar though his parents are at present living in Deoghar.