The Inspiring Journey Of Anudeep Durishetty, The Hyderabadi Who Topped UPSC 2017!


The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday, April 27, declared the results for the Civil Service Examinations (CSE) 2017 that was held in the month of June last year. While many aspirants came out with flying colors, an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, the Telangana man, Anudeep Durishetty topped the exam. In all, 990 candidates have been selected. The second position has gone to a science graduate from Delhi University Ms Anu Kumari, who later picked up a MBA degree from IMT, Nagpur.

Anudeep Durishetty, son of D Manohar, an assistant divisional engineer with Telangana Northern Power Distribution Company Ltd, and D Jyothy, a homemaker, Anudeep comes from Metpalli town in Jagitial district. It was the fifth and the final attempt for 28-year old and he topped it. Also this isn’t the first time that he has cracked the civil services exam. He had made the cut earlier too but kept up at it to improve his rank. As a member of the Indian Revenue Service, Anudeep Durishetty is currently posted as Commissioner, GST, Hyderabad. Anudeep is brilliant student right from his childhood. He bagged a seat in B Tech (Electronics & Instrumentation) at Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani in Rajasthan. His interest for civil services started while pursuing engineering. He prepared hard but could not succeed in getting through the interview conducted by the UPSC in his first attempt. He joined Google India as a software engineer in Hyderabad and continued to prepare for civils. In his second attempt he made it to

Anudeep qualified the examination with anthropology as his subject because it deals with the evolution of mankind and the society. He is a sports lover and also an artist. His album “Strokes and Shades” has some art collection which shows the artistic side of him. Anudeep wants to focus on education sector as he feels that it plays a major role in India’s development. During his training in Google, he visited Singapore and saw closely how they have a model for development. Their education sector is very robust and efficient. He felt we should also ensure that a child not only goes to school but also learns.. So let us hope this young and dynamic officer plays a major role in development. And we congratulate him on his success.


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