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Meet IAS Radhika Jha, DU alumnus who once worked in Tata Group, cracked UPSC with AIR...

She is the 2002 batch officer of the Uttarakhand cadre. She is an alumnus of the prestigious Lady Shri Ram College in Delhi.

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UPSC civil services exam is considered one of the toughest exams in India. Lakhs of candidates appear for this high-profile exam, but only around few candidates make it to the final list and become IAS, IPS, and IFS. The exam is conducted in three stages -- prelims, mains and interviews. Candidates have to clear all three stages to get their dream jobs.

Many UPSC aspirants appeared for the exam after working in the private sector. Today, we will tell you about one such person who worked in Tata Group after her master's and then decided to appear for UPSC. She also cracked the exam with All India Rank (AIR) 15. Her name is IAS Radhika Jha.

She is the 2002 batch officer of the Uttarakhand cadre. She secured the 15th All India Rank (AIR) in the UPSC exam. She is currently the Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Investment Commissioner, Government of Uttarakhand. She lives in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand.

An alumnus of the prestigious Lady Shri Ram College in Delhi. She studied Psychology in her graduation. The IAS officer later completed her Master's degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Delhi University (DU) in 2000. Later, she worked at Tata Group as a TAS officer for 1.4 years.

Not only this, she took a sabbatical while working as a civil servant, and studied Public Policy from the London School of Economics on the Chevening Scholarship. She is not quite active on social media. She has 3,563 followers on her X (formerly Twitter) account.

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