(Highlights) Important Highlights of Civil Services Examination, 2012

Important Highlights of Civil Services Examination, 2012

The UPSC has declared the final results of Civil Services Examination,
2012 on Friday, the 3rd May, 2013. The following are the important highlights of
the results :

  • The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2012 was conducted on 20th
    May, 2012. A record number of 5,36,506 candidates applied for this
    examination, out of which 2,71,422 candidates have actually appeared.
  • 13,092 candidates were declared qualified for the Main
    written examination held in October, 2012 out of which 2674 candidates were
    selected for the Personality Test conducted in March-April, 2013. Finally
    998 candidates (753 Male & 245 Female) have been recommended for appointment
    to the IAS, IFS, IPS and other Central Services against 1091 reported
    vacancies. Vacancies unfilled presently are on account of 92 reserved
    community candidates qualifying on general standards. Depending on the
    options exercised by these candidates for service allocation, these
    vacancies will be filled by candidates recommended from the Reserve List
    that is maintained by the Commission.

  • TOP position has been taken by Female candidate, Ms. Haritha V. Kumar
    (Roll No.075502). She has done B.Tech (E&C) from Kerala University. This is
    her 4th attempt.
  • 2nd rank is of Shri V. Sriram (Roll No.494891). He has done MBBS from
    Kerala University. This is his 2nd Attempt.
  • 3rd position is bagged by another Female candidate Ms.
    Stuti Charan (Roll No.038970). She has done B.Sc from Jodhpur University and
    PG Diploma in Personnel & Marketing Management from IIPM, Delhi. This is her
    3rd attempt.

  • TOP position in GENERAL, ST and SC categories have been secured by
    Female candidates. Amongst top 25 candidates there are 13 Male and 12 Female
  • The result also showcases the pan-India distribution of
    successful candidates of this Examination. Amongst the top 25 candidates,
    there are candidates claiming domicile from as many as 12 States/UTs i.e.
    Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir,
    Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, & Uttar Pradesh.

  • The family background of top 25 candidates shows diverse representation
    from all walks of life with their parents being Farmer, Teacher,
    Businessman, Govt. servant, Doctor, Advocate, Professor & Civil servant.
  • Amongst top 25 candidates 6 have made to the merit list
    in their 1st attempt; 9 in 2nd attempt; 8 in 3rd attempt; and 01 each in 4th
    & 6th attempts. As many as 04 have already been recommended to services
    other than IAS on the basis of Civil Services Examinations of previous

  • Of the top 25 candidates – 12 appeared from Delhi; 4 from
    Thiruvanathapuram, 2 each from Chennai & Hyderabad; and 1 each from Jammu,
    Mumbai, Jaipur, Chandigarh and Allahabad Centres.

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Courtesy: PIB

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