NEW DELHI: He may have lost the top rank of the Union Public Service Commission examination in 2015 to Tina Dabi but clearly he won her heart. Twenty-two year old Dabi will soon tie the knot with Athar Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan who secured second rank in the UPSC exam.

Speaking from the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy for Administration in Mussoorie where she is undergoing training, Dabi+ said the couple was yet to set a wedding date, but the engagement would happen “very soon”.

Love blossomed in a very sarkari set-up when the two met at the department of personnel and training (DoPT) office in North Block for a felicitation function on May 11. “We met in the morning and by evening Aamir was at my door. Uske liye pehli nazar mein pyaar ho gaya (For him, it was love at first sight)”, she said. It was August by the time his charm swayed her.”But I thank Aamir every day for his perseverance. He is a wonderful person.”