UPSC has published the merit list of successful candidates online. Candidates can visit the official website of UPSC http://www.upsc.gov.in/ to download the UPSC final result.
Haritha V Kumar has secured the top position in UPSC civil services examination 2012. Sriram V and Stuti Charan came second and third respectively in the examination.
The written part of Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2012 was held by the Union Public Service Commission in October, 2012 while interviews for Personality Test held in March-April, 2013.
The top position in General, Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) have also been secured by women candidates.
Kumar, who is undergoing training at National Academy of Customs Excise and Narcotics (NACEN), holds a Bachelor of Technology (Electronics and Communication) degree from Kerala University. This was her fourth attempt.
V Sriram and Stuti Charan have bagged second and third positions respectively in the examination.
Sriram, who has earned Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Kerala University, has achieved the distinction in his second attempt.
Charan has done Bachelor of Science from Jodhpur University and Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel and Marketing Management from the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), Delhi. It was her third attempt.
Shena Aggarwal, an MBBS from the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), had bagged the top slot in the civil services examination 2011. While Chennai-based law graduate S Divyadharshini topped the list in the 2010 exams.
Two Bangaloreans make it to UPSC's top 100:
Two Bangaloreans made it to the top 100 as the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced the results on Friday.
They are Yashas R. who stood at 75, followed closely by Snehal R. at 77. Ms. Snehal (28) saw a dramatic swing in fortunes from her 2011 rank of 789 to break into the top 100. Though she was not accessible as she is presently training in Kashmir (she was allotted the Indian Post and Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service based on her 2011 rank), her father A.S. Rayamane, professor of Geography, Bangalore University, said she would change her cadre now.
Ms. Snehal, a postgraduate in psychology from Bangalore University, also taught the subject at Maharani's Arts and Commerce College. This was her fifth shot at the exam.
Nationally, it was a ‘woman's world' at the top with the first and third rank going to them, and several women from Karnataka made it to the coveted list.
In fact, all the top positions in the general, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes categories have been secured by female candidates.According to the source, the top 25 candidates are domiciles of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. The family backgrounds of these candidates include those whose parents are farmers, teachers, businessman, government servants, doctors, advocates, professors and civil servants.
Suman D. Pennekar, an ayurvedic doctor from Beedi in Belgaum, secured rank 126.
"I always wanted to pursue something that is service-oriented, which is why I chose to be a doctor. But I realised that the civil services offer greater scope for it. My main goal is to improve the situation of rural India, which I have experienced first hand," said the 28-year-old daughter of a retired primary school teacher.
There were several others from the State who secured ranks this time: Preeth Ganapathy (161), Amit Kumar (266), Shilpa Nag (434), Varun BR (590), and Lohiteshwar J. (783), among others.