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Madrasa Graduate Shahid Raza Khan Cracks UPSC Exam

Shahid Raza Khan
Shahid Raza Khan

Maulana Shahid Raza Khan, an Islamic theology graduate from Al Jamiatul Ashrafia, and a M.Phil in West Asian Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has cleared the UPSC Civil Services Exam with a national rank of 751.

Shahid, who hails from Aminabad village in Bihar, completed his schooling from Sahapur High School in Gaya in 2007. He has an Alimiyyah Degree from Al Jamiatul Ashrafia, an Islamic seminary in Mubarakpur, Uttar Pradesh. Shahid is one of the few graduates of a madrasa, to receive a degree from a university and then clear the prestigious civil services exam.

The UPSC exams held in September-October, 2018 declared the results on Friday evening and a total of 759 candidates have been recommended for the appointment.

Out of the 759 successful candidates, 30 Muslims have cracked the examination with Uttar Pradesh’s Junaid Ahmad topping them with a national 3rd rank. Last year, 52 Muslim candidates were successful in the UPSC exam out of the 990 who qualified.

Here’s the list of all the Muslim candidates, who who have been recommended for appointment:

S.No. Name Ranks
1. JUNAID AHMAD 3
2. MOHD ABDUL SHAHID 57
3. GAUHAR HASAN 137
4. AMBUL SAMAIYA 140
5. SHAFQAT AMNA 186
6. REHANA BASHIR 187
7. SHAIKH MOHD ZAIB ZAKIR 225
8. SAYYED RIYAJ AHEMAD 261
9. BUSHARA BANO 277
10. MD JAWED HUSSAIN 280
11. MIRZA QADIR BAIG 336
12. BABAR ALI CHAGATTA 364
13. RENA JAMIL 380
14. MUHAMMAD SAJAD P 390
15. SHAHZAD ALAM 398
16. FARASH T 421
17. MUHAMMED ABDUL JALEEL 434
18. MOHAMMAD HASHIM 448
19. SHAHID AHMED 475
20. MD SARFARAZ ALAM 488
21. AYMAN JAMAL 499
22. ARSHI AADIL 520
23. ANSARI ZAID AHMED SAEED AHMED 522
24. ALI ABOOBACKER T T 533
25. FAISAL KHAN 546
26. BASHA MOHAMMED B 565
27. MD TAUSIF ULLAH 597
28. JITHIN RAHMAN 605
29. MOHAMMED MUSTAFA AEJAZ 613
30. MD SHAHID RAZA KHAN 751

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