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UPSC civil service exams: NLU Delhi’s Saumya Sharma, Aditya Vikram Yadav, Nalsar’s Vikramaditya Malik make top 100

Lawyers do well at UPSC
Lawyers do well at UPSC

NLU Delhi 2017 alumnus Saumya Sharma has made it to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) merit list’s toppers with a rank 9 in her first attempt at the exam, as first reported in her interview by blog Insights on India.

Sharma cleared it in her first attempt after beginning preparations on 19 February 2017, four months before the exam, according to the blog.

Nalsar Hyderabad 2011 alumnus Vikramaditya Malik is at rank 48 in this year’s merit list, reported the Tribune.

Malik, who graduated from Nalsar with five gold medals and eventually graduated from Oxford University’s LLM in 2013, is currently practicing law in Delhi.

This year was his fourth attempt at the civil services exam and his chosen subject was law. He is the son of Haryana IAS officer Yudhvir Singh Malik, his sister Surabhi Malik is a 2012 Punjab-cadre IAS officer and his mother Suchita Malik is an author.

NLU Delhi 2016 alumnus Aditya Vikram Yadav made it to rank 72 in the merit list.

There are probably other lawyers in the ranks of the merit list this year.

If you know anyone (or are someone) who cleared the merit list (as published by India TV News), please drop a comment with details under this story.

Update: Nalsar alumni from 2014 Utsav Parashar (rank 367) and Himani Sharma (rank 477), P Promoth from 2015 (rank 791), NLU Jodhpur alumni Jayantika Singh from 2013 (rank 286) and Preetesh Raman Singh (rank 205) from 2014, NUJS alumni Deepro Guha from 2013 (rank 395) and Aanchal Dalal (rank 136) from 2014, and NLU Delhi alumni Ritiraj (rank 583), Kavya Tangirala (rank 381) and Karan Chaudhary (rank 821) have also made it past the merit list.

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