Civil services topper gets 55.35 percent marks
Kanishak Kataria, who beat the civil services examination, got 55.35 percent marks, mirroring the intense standards of the renowned test directed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to choose the nation’s bureaucrats, diplomats and police officers, among others.
Kataria, a B.Tech from IIT Bombay, scored 1,121 marks – 942 in composed and 179 in identity test (or interview) – out of 2,025, as indicated by information from the UPSC.
The written or fundamental test is of 1,750 marks and the interview of 275.
Akshat Jain, who accomplished second position, got 53.3 percent or 1,080 marks (882 in fundamental test and 198 in identity test). Third position holder Junaid Ahmad got 53.18 percent or 1,077 marks (893 in the fundamental and 184 in the interview).
The aftereffect of civil services 2018 examination was announced on April 5 by the UPSC.
A sum of 759 candidates (577 men and 182 ladies) have been prescribed by the Commission for arrangement to different services like Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.
Bibhuti Bhushan Nayak, who verified the 759th position, got 35.45 percent or 718 marks- 600 in written and 118 in personality test out of 2,025. Nayak made it to the test under the multi disabilities class.
The civil services examination is led every year by the UPSC in three stages as preliminary, main and interview.
The civil services (fundamental) examination, 2018 was directed on June 3, 2018. 10,65,552 candidates had connected for this examination, out of which 4,93,972 candidates really showed up.
A sum of 10,468 candidates met all requirements for appearance in the composed (primary) examination which was held in September October a year ago.
A sum of 1,994 candidates met all requirements for the identity test led in February and March this year.
The 2017 test topper Durishetty Anudeep had got 55.60 percent or 1,126 imprints – 950 in the composed test and 176 in the meeting – out of 2,025.
The 2016 test topper Nandini K R had got 55.3 percent or 1,120 imprints (927 in fundamental and 193 in meeting) out of 2,025. The civil services topper of 2015, Tina Dabi, had scored 52.49 percent or 1,063 marks.