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Haritha V Kumar UPSC civil services 2012 topper: Brief profile Last Updated : 03 May 2013 08:37:13 PM IST Haritha V Kumar UPSC civil services topper
Kerala’s Haritha V Kumar has secured the first position in UPSC civil services Examination 2012, for which the merit list was announced on Friday.
Haritha V Kumar, who belongs to Thycaud in Thiruvananthapuram, is currently posted as an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) official in Faridabad. This was her fourth attempt in the civil services.
Daughter of Vijaya Kumar and Chitra, Haritha completed her schooling from Neyyatinkara Higher Secondary School.
After a gap of 20 years, Haritha V Kumar brought the glory of gatting first rank to Kerala.
Interestingly, three candidates from Kerala are among the top four of UPSC merit list. Sriram V (Ernakulam) and Alby John Varghese (Moovattupuzha) are other toppers of UPSC civil services exam 2012 from Kerela.
Click here to download the full merit list of UPSC Civil Services exam 2012.
Haritha V Kumar initially did not believe it was true as she thought her friends had played a prank.
"Initially, I could not believe it was true. I thought I was being fooled by my friends who called me over phone to congratulate," Haritha told a Malayalam TV channel from Faridabad.
"I thank my teachers, well-wishers and friends for my success," said Haritha, who hails from Kerala's capital of Thiruvanathapuram.
"This victory is the result of her hard work, dedication and determination. We thank God and all those who have helped her," Haritha's parents said.
An engineering graduate, Haritha chose economics and Malayalam as her main subjects for the civil service.
Post Your Comment (26 posted): Written by Amna Rasha about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 5 hours, 24 minutes, 5 seconds ago
Written by Sandeep Kumar B about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 3 hours, 48 minutes, 49 seconds ago
സിവിൽ സർവീസ് എക്സാമിനു 1st റാങ്ക് നേടി കേരളത്തിൻറെ അഭിമാന താരമായി മാറിയ ഹരിത ചേച്ചിക്ക് ഒരു ബിഗ് സല്യൂട്ട്
Written by Sandeep Kumar B about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 3 hours, 39 minutes, 49 seconds ago
big saluteeeeeeeee cheachi... my hearti congratulations
Written by Lijeesh.T.k about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 2 hours, 42 minutes, 42 seconds ago
Congrats Haritha sis
Written by Somaprabha about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 2 hours, 17 minutes, 42 seconds ago
hatsoff to you sis..am also a civil service aspirant..congratulations dear...
Written by Kripasindhu Hait about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 2 hours, 14 minutes, 6 seconds ago
It is really nice. Maintain your rank as it is in serving the nation through your entire life.Let God will be with you as source of inspiration and guide. Success is your birth right!
Written by Gopal Shree Uday about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 2 hours, 6 minutes, 47 seconds ago
I hope Harithas engineering background will be very useful to any Govt. for Harita revolution to develop a eco friendly environment and sustainable future of the country. I hope she will address women related issues and will work for their welfare and safety...... . My heartiest congratulations to Haritha............... Gopal Shree Uday , Safdarjung enclave, New Delhi
Written by Rahul Sathyan about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 2 hours, 1 minute, 30 seconds ago
my heartly congratulations god bless you
Written by VIJAYAN NAIR about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 1 hour, 52 minutes, 14 seconds ago
Congrats to Haritha for bringing glory to our state. May this be the first step for many other laurels. Kudos to other two toppers who proved the literacy of Kerala. Well done children keep it up.
Written by Shanthi about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 1 hour, 50 minutes, 36 seconds ago
Congratualtions Haritha .. Your hardwork has given you all the success .. all the best for your future...
Written by Shivanshu about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 1 hour, 35 minutes, 19 seconds ago
Heartiest congratulations! I too am an Electronics Engineer..U have brought pride to our profession!
Written by Aswin about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 1 hour, 13 minutes, 46 seconds ago
Congrats Haritha Akka
Written by Prakash Singh about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 32 minutes, 1 second ago
god bless you Haritha..................
Written by Jayasankar Prasad A about 2 years, 2 months, 2 days, 10 minutes, 11 seconds ago
DOUBLE DHAMAKA......KERALA UNIVERSITY ENRICHED ON THE EVENTFUL PLATINUM JUBILEE YEAR 2012 CELEBRATIONS WITH THE MOST COVETED ACHIEVEMENT BY ITS ALUMNI!: Congratulations to the topper Smt.Haritha V.Kumar who is a B.Tech (Government Engineering College,Barton Hill) from the University of Kerala in 2007.Second rank holder Dr.V.Sriram has earned MBBS from the University of Kerala.Congrats to him too:)
Written by Bhaman about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 15 hours, 40 minutes, 1 second ago
Written by Yaduveer S. Yadav about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 13 hours, 48 minutes, 6 seconds ago
Haritha Ias topper banne ki hardik badhai.
Written by Sabiha Parween about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 13 hours, 29 minutes, 48 seconds ago
Many Many Congratulations Haritha for being the proud of Girls........!
Written by Nilesh about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 12 hours, 58 minutes, 24 seconds ago
very much congratulate dear ma\'m really its amazing to crack the toughest exam wish you all the best for your further career and future.....
Written by Pramod about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 12 hours, 27 minutes, 45 seconds ago
Written by Mahadevaiah S P about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 11 hours, 39 minutes, 30 seconds ago
Congratulations madam on behalf of all aspirants
Written by Dinesh Singh about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 11 hours, 8 minutes ago
Written by Dinesh Singh about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 10 hours, 37 minutes, 1 second ago
Written by Bratee Hansda about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 9 hours, 27 minutes, 28 seconds ago
Many many congratulations to Haritha , from Rahee, Bratee, Kamala and Aswinikumar, Purulia, WB
Written by Dr Anurag Manna about 2 years, 2 months, 1 day, 9 hours, 18 minutes, 50 seconds ago
Be a workcentric administrator,pleasure shall emerge as a byproduct
Written by Ravindra Tripathi about 1 year, 2 months, 17 days, 15 hours, 55 minutes, 20 seconds ago
Written by Akhila James about 1 year, 1 month, 27 days, 14 hours, 35 minutes, 25 seconds ago
congratulation Haritha chech