Photo: Pamela Satpathy (51st Rank)
Other Candidates from Odisha who sailed through, are – Muhammed Abdaal Akhtar (35), Lingaraj Panda (38), Kranti Kumar Pati (50), Pamela Satpathy (51), Pravat Mallick (68), Smruti Ranjan Mohanty (87), Sandip Kumar Mallick (102), Arunanshu Giri (132), Abhishek Tripathy (151), Soumya Mishra (177), Padmini Sahu (199), Sushant Kumar Mishra (237), Ashish Kumar Panda (276), Satarupa Mishra (303), Nanda Dulal Das (493), Rahul Jain (515), Amrit Rituraj (650), Apurba Mishra (654), Anshuman Mishra (672), Sucharita Das (711), Dhiman Barai (768), Hruday Kumar Das (1079), Sunil Das (1161) and Raj Kumar Das (1172), Pareswar Das (1220) and Rakesh Das (1231).
Pamela Satpathy, who is seen in the picture above, cracked the exam in her fourth attempt. She is an Engineer by profession and working at ITER. Her husband is a Doctor by profession.
The first top four positions in ICS 2014 have gone to women candidates. While Ira Singhal has secured the top position, Renu Raj, Nidhi Gupta and Vandana Rao have secured the second, third and fourth positions respectively.