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Know Shena Aggarwal & Rukmani Riar - UPSC 2012 Toppers

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You would ask .. who is Shena Aggarwal

Remember the popular saying "Lakhon main ek?" Well, that exactly how Shena Aggarwal & Rukmani Riar must be feeling today. Shena Aggarwal is UPSC 2012 topper followed by Rukmani Riar.

So what's the big deal about Shena Aggarwal's achievement? Well it is a big deal. Check out some of the statistics of UPSC 2012 exams

In June 2011, The Civil Services (Preliminary) examnination was conducted.  And check out some statistics

  • total 4,72,290 candidates applied for the examination

  • 2,43,003 candidates actually appeared (49% dropped out)

  • After the examination - For the main written examination held in October-November, 2011 a total of 11984 candidates were declared qualified.

  • 2417 candidates were selected for the Personality Test conducted in March-April, 2012

  • Out of these numbers only 910 candidates (715 male and 195 female) have been recommended for appointment to the IAS, IFS, IPS and other Central Services.

We have a total of 1001 positions open for these posts.

Now imagine this. Out of 4.72 lakhs of people, Shena Aggarwal became the topper. Shena Aggarwal's UPSC Roll No. 233541.

Shena Aggarwal UPSC 2012 Topper Profile,Biodata,Rank Details:

Shena Aggarwal Profile

  • Shena is from Yamunanagar, Haryana
  • Daughter of Dr. C K Gupta and Pinky Aggarwal
  • Scored 95% in 10th standard from Sant Nischal Singh Public School, Yamunanagar
  • Scored 92% in 12th std from Dyanchand Public School Nabha
  • She was the All India topper of CBSE PMT Exam 2004
  • Shena got 305th rank in 2010 Civil Service Exam

Above you can see Shena Aggarwal's photo image.

Rukmani Riar Profile

  • She lives in Mumbai
  • She has done Master of Arts (Social Entrepreneurship) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

  • She topped the UPSC in her first attempt.
  • Her father is Hoshiarpur-based advocate Baljinder Pal Singh Riar

  • Her mother is a housewife Tadbir Riar

Rukmani Riar UPSC 2012 topper celebrating with her family. (Photo Courtesy - Hindustan Times)

Congratulations to Shena Aggarwal & Rukmani Riar for their excellent achievement.