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:
|2.||MOHD ABDUL SHAHID||57|
|7.||SHAIKH MOHD ZAIB ZAKIR||225|
|8.||SAYYED RIYAJ AHEMAD||261|
|10.||MD JAWED HUSSAIN||280|
|11.||MIRZA QADIR BAIG||336|
|12.||BABAR ALI CHAGATTA||364|
|14.||MUHAMMAD SAJAD P||390|
|17.||MUHAMMED ABDUL JALEEL||434|
|20.||MD SARFARAZ ALAM||488|
|23.||ANSARI ZAID AHMED SAEED AHMED||522|
|24.||ALI ABOOBACKER T T||533|
|26.||BASHA MOHAMMED B||565|
|27.||MD TAUSIF ULLAH||597|
|29.||MOHAMMED MUSTAFA AEJAZ||613|
|30.||MD SHAHID RAZA KHAN||751|