Top ten highlights of the UPSC Results

The final results of the Civil Services Examination, 2018 have been declared. The following are the top 10 highlights of the result.

1. The Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2018 was conducted on 3rd June last year. A total of 10,65,552 candidates applied for this examination, out of which 4,93,972 candidates actually appeared.

2. A total of 10,468 candidates qualified for an appearance in the written main examination held in September to October last year.

3. A total of 1994 candidates qualified for the Personality Test conducted between February to March this year.

4. A total of 759 candidates have been recommended by the Commission for appointment to various Services. In this list, 577 are men and 182 are women.

5. Kanishka Kataria topped the Civil Services Examination, 2018. He belongs to SC Category. He qualified the examination with Mathematics as his optional subject. He has graduated with B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering degree from IIT, Mumbai.

6. Srushti Jayant Deshmukh is the topper among the women candidates securing an overall Fifth rank. She has graduated with B.E. in Chemical Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal.

7. The top 25 candidates comprise 15 men and 10 women.

8. Educational qualification-wise the top 25 candidates belong to subjects like Engineering, Sciences, Economics, Law, Mathematics, History, Political Science, Public administration and Commerce graduating from premier Institutions of the country such as IIT, NIT, NLU, BITS Pilani, DU, Mumbai University, Anna University, Pune University, etc.

9. Optional subjects of the top 25 candidates in the examination ranged from Anthropology, Chemistry, Commerce and Accountancy, Geography, Law, Maths, History, Political Science and International Relations, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, and English Literature.

10. A number of 36 differently abled candidates also selected for this prestigious job. Among them 11 candidates are orthopedically handicapped,  12 persons are visually challenged, 11 persons are hearing impaired and two candidates have multiple Disabilities.

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