Out of 11.3 lakh candidates, only 1099 able to crack Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2016

New Delhi: Cracking Civil Services Examination (CSE) is the toughest task for candidates. Out of more than 11.3 lakh candidates applied for CSE 2016, finally only 1,099 have been recommended by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for appointment to various Services. Hence, out of each 1033 candidates, only one has been able to crack the Civil Services Examination.

The final results of Civil Services Examination (CSE), 2016 have been declared today (31 May 2017). The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2016 was conducted on 7 August 2016.  A total 11,35,943 candidates applied for this examination, out of which 4,59,659 candidates actually appeared. 15,452 candidates qualified for appearance in the Written (Main) Examination held in December 2016. Of these, 2,961 candidates qualified for the Personality Test conducted in March-May, 2016.

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In a press release UPSC informed that a total of 1099 candidates (846 men and 253 women) including 44 Physically Handicapped candidates (22 Orthopedically Handicapped; 07 Visually Challenged and 15 Hearing Impaired) have been recommended by the Commission for appointment to various Services.

A female candidate Ms. Nandini K.R. (Roll No. 134810) has topped the Civil Services Examination, 2016. She belongs to OBC category. She qualified the examination with Kannada Literature as her optional subject.  Mr Anmol Sher Singh Bedi (Roll No. 561724) is the topper among male candidates securing overall second rank.

The top 25 candidates comprise of 18 men and 07 women. Educational qualification-wise the top 25 candidates comprise candidates belonging to Engineering; Sciences; Economics and Forestry background graduating from premier Institutions of the country such as IITs, NIT, ISM, BITS Pilani, VIT, MSRIT, DCE, DU, Anna University, etc.

More interestingly, optional subjects of the top 25 candidates in the examination ranged from Animal Husbandry & Vet. Science, Anthropology, Economics, Elect. Engg, Geography, History, Mathematics, Political Science & International Relations, Public Administration, Psychology and Kannada & Telugu Literature.

CSE 2016 results were available on the UPSC website i.e. http//www.upsc.gov.in. The UPSC informed that marks will be available on the website within 15 days from the date of declaration of Result.

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