Civil services topper scored
The final marks of successful candidates of the civil services examination
were made public for the first time by the Union Public Services Commission
website on Thursday.
The move came following a direction by the Central Inforamtion Commission (CIC)
to make the results public on the UPSC website
The list for this year shows that the topper, Haritha V Kumar, a woman
engineer from Kerala, scored 53% marks (1193 out of 2250).
Earlier, the marks were sent to the candidates individually.
For the third straight year, a woman has topped the UPSC exams. Kumar, who
cracked it on her fourth attempt, did her BTech from Kerala University. V Sriram,
who did his MBBS from Kerala University, ranked second. The third ranker was
Stuti Charan, who has done a BSc from Jodhpur University.
The preliminary examination was conducted on May 20 last year for which
5,36,506 candidates applied and 2,71,422 candidates appeared.
Courtesy : Hindustan times