Tenzin Chonzom clears UPSC civil services exam

ITANAGAR, 31 May: Tenzin Chonzom from Tawang district has cleared the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services examination.

Tenzin Chonzom cracked the prestigious exam by securing the 584th rank. She is the daughter of the state’s Hydropower Department Secretary Sang Phuntsok.

Congratulating her, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that Chonzom has made the state proud.

“So heartening that daughter of Arunachal Tenzin Chonzom of Tawang district has cleared Civil Services Examinations 2021. Daughter of Secretary, Hydropower, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh, Tenzin has made us so very proud,” Khandu tweeted.

Seven aspirants from the state had qualified in the prelims, and only Chonzom could clear the mains.

The results of the examination were announced on Monday with 685 candidates declared successful.

“May you all have an illustrious career and serve the nation with the best of your abilities. Those who could not qualify should not get disheartened. Look ahead & do well for sky is the limit,” the chief minister said in another tweet. (PTI)