June 1, Thursday : For the very first time, 14 candidates belonging to terror hit state, Jammu and Kashmir have successfully cleared the civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission this year.
Among these, Bilal Mohiuddin Bhat, who is from Haripora Unisoo village in North Kashmir’s Langate region has secured 10th position all over India and becomes the state topper.
The 31- year- old, Bhat is currently an Indian Forest Officer placed in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. After results, he told news agency PTI “Words can hardly describe my feelings. I feel on top of the world today”.
Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir , Omar Abdullah also congratulated to Bhat and other thirteen candidates.
Congratulations to all who passed the UPSC Exam esp Bilal Mohiuddin Bhat, resident of Srinagar for securing 10th position. Well done ??
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) May 31, 2017
As per Rising Kashmir report, among the other thirteen candidates who qualified the prestigious UPSE exam are Zafar Iqbal (rank 39), Syed Fakhrudin Hamid (rank 86), Bisma Qazi (rank 115), Suhail Qasim Mir (rank 125), Saqib Yousuf (rank 472), Inabat Khaliq (rank 604), Faisal Javaid (rank 610), and Amir Bashir (rank 1087).