Tina Dabi, the IAS topper 2015, is the first-ever Scheduled Caste (ST) woman to secure the 1st rank in the IAS exam.

Her father Jaswant Dabi is the General Manager of BSNL

her mother Himani Dabi is a former Indian engineering service (IES) officer.

She secured 100% marks in History as well as in Political Science in her 12th standard ICSE exams. 

She completed her graduation (Bachelor of Arts in Political Science) from the ‘Lady Shri Ram College for Women,’ New Delhi. In 2016, she passed the IAS exam in her first attempt, with 52.49% marks.

– With a deep interest in Political Science and History, she also takes place among the Political Science toppers from the 1st-year at the Delhi University.

Ms Dabi is currently serving as the Joint Secretary in the Finance Department of Rajasthan

Dr Gawande is the Director of the Department of Archaeology and Museum, Rajasthan.