Topper of IAS-2014 exam – Ira Singhal

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Ira singhal has topped the merit list of Civil Services Exams 2014. UPSC declared the results today

Born to Rajendra Singhal and Anita Singhal, Ira is the only child of her parents. 4.5 feet tall Ira is physically handicapped but it did not diminish her determination to join India’s most prestigious government service.

She cleared UPSC Civil Services Exam in 2010 and was allotted IRSbut her short height became an obstacle in her joining the IRS service. The matter reached CAT which gave ruling in her favor last year.
Ira Singhal is currently working as assistant commissioner, Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), government of India .
She worked as Customer Development Manager in Cadbury India limited from june 2008-january 2010,

Educational Background of Ira Singhal

Ira belongs to Delhi and completed her 10th from Lorento convent and 12th from famous Army Public School, Dhaula kuan. Ira did her B.E (Computer engineering) from Netaji Subhas Institute Of Technology and completed her masters of business administration (M.B.A) in marketing and finance from faculty of management studies-University of delhi.
Ira topped the exam in general category despite being physically handicapped.
“I wanted to be an IAS officer. I want to do something for the benefit of physically-handicapped people,” she said.
She has keen interest in football and she is a strong votary of women empowerment.
She also has good control over Spanish Language. Ira has a good knowledge over Competitive analysis and Strategic Planning.
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