Bhubaneswar: Irsheeta Kesharwani, a 23-year-old resident of Gadposh under Bamra block of Sambalpur district has topped the Odisha Judicial Services (OJS) Examination - 2019 conducted by Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC), the results of which were declared on Tuesday evening.
Sambedana Sandeep occupied the second position while the third place was secured by Krushna Mishra. As many as 47 candidates were selected for appointment to the posts of Civil Judges. Out of which, 30 women cracked the examination.
Speaking to OTV, OJS topper Irsheeta said, "I had worked really hard for OJS and feel proud of myself. I used to study 12 to 15 hours a day. I would credit my success to my parents who supported me in everything I wanted to peruse since my childhood," she added.
"Don't just study for the sake of studying, each and every student should have an aim," she said in her message to other students preparing for competitive examinations.
Irsheeta studied till Class VI at Gadposh and then moved to a private school in Kutra of Sundargarh district where she completed her Plus II. Later, she cracked Common Law Admission Test (CLAT0 and took admission in the five-year integrated law course from National Law University (NLU) in Ranchi. She completed her graduation in 2019 and soon after started preparing for OJS.
Irsheeta’s father Sanjay Kesharwani is a businessman and mother Manorama is a homemaker. She also has a younger sibling Aryan.
(Edited by Suryakant Jena)