2 GMCH Chandigarh MBBS Medicos Score Big in UPSC Exam
Chandigarh: Two students from the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32 passed the civil services exam with flying colours. The results of the UPSC exam were released on Friday, 26th September 2021.
According to a HT report, Dr. Akshita Gupta, 22, who completed her MBBS internship last year from GMCH secured an AIR of 69. Dr. Rajesh Kumar Mohan, also an MBBS graduate, got an AIR rank of 102.
Dr. Gupta cleared the exam in her first attempt whereas it took 5 persistent attempts for Dr. Mohan to clear the exam.
"Initially, I used to study three to four hours a day, but when the examinations came closer, I increased the hours to eight," Dr Gupta, who's ambition it is to become an IAS officer., told Hindustan times.
Her father, Pawan Gupta, is the principal of Government Sarthak Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 12-A, Panchkula, and mother Meena Gupta is a mathematics lecturer at Government Senior Secondary School in Ramgarh. Her brother, Shashij Gupta, is an IIT Bombay alumnus and works as a software engineer.
Dr. Mohan, on the other hand, wishes to join the Indian Police Services, and has been working as an assistant medical officer in Ordnance Cable Factory in Chandigarh for the past three years. "Applicants must practice writing their answers for the main exam and should meet with a lot of people to crack the interviews," he says.
His father, Raj Kanwar Singh, works as an undersecretary with the Haryana government, and mother Kamlesh Devi is a homemaker.
His younger brother, Kulbir Singh Mohan, is a Captain with the Indian Army.
Hailing from Bharan village in Rohtak, Dr Mohan also has a penchant for Haryanvi folk singing.
Apart from them, Mehak Mittal of Dera Bassi in Mohali district bagged AIR 140. Earlier this year, in June, Mittal had stood fourth in the Punjab Civil Services exams.