Based on the results of the written part of Civil Services
(Main) Examination, 2012 held by the Union Public Service
Commission in October, 2012 and the interviews for Personality
Test held in March-April, 2013, a total of 998 candidates have
been recommended for various civil services posts, according to
results displayed on the official website on Friday.
Out of the total 998 successful
candidates, number of Muslims are 30 - almost same as
compared to last few years results.
Only four of them are among the top
100 candidates selected for the coveted UPSC posts. They are: Syed
Sehrish Asgar (Rank 23), Showkat Ahmad Parray (Rank 41), Khursheed
Ali Qadri (Rank 95) And Jafar Malik (Rank 97).
Others are Zeeshan Qamer (Rank 119), Waseem Akram (Rank 183),
Adnan Nayeem Asmi (Rank 189), Shama Parveen (Rank 199), Toufel
Tahir (Rank 212), Umme Fardina Adil (Rank 319), Naveed Trumboo
(Rank 386), Mazid Khan (Rank
394), Saddik Ahmed (Rank 438), Abid Hussain Sadiq (Rank 501),
Ansari Shakeel Ahmed (Rank 507), Anees C (Rank 525), Amanullah Tak
(Rank 571), Akil Bakshi (Rank 581), Yasser Arafat
F A (Rank 612), Dasnish Abdullah (Rank 651), Hasan Ahmed (Rank 709), Md Mustaque ( Rank 722),
MD Salik Parwaiz (Rank 730), Mohammad Suhail Fazal (Rank 745), Moona Yasmin
(Rank 760), Naikwadi Parvez Fattulal (Rank 786), A Thameem
Ansariya (Rank 801), Ruveda Salam (Rank 820), Hammad Zafar (Rank 825)
and Iftakhar Ahmed Chowdhry (Rank 902).
The selected candidates have been recommended for various posts
which include Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign
Service, Indian Police Service and Central Services.
The performance of successful Muslim
candidates is almost same in numbers if compared with the results of last
few years. In 2009, a total of 31 Muslims were in the list of 791
successful candidates. Though percentage wise it shows a marginal
Likewise, in 2010 among the 875
successful candidates 21 were Muslims with Dr. Shah Faisal of
Kashmir topping the exam at the national level.
Similarly in 2011, 31 Muslims were
among the 920 successful candidates whereas in 2012 too 30 Muslims
were selected for the civil services.
The results are particularly
worrisome for the community as there are quite a few organisations
which are running campaigns at different level to increase the
representation of Muslims in the civil services.
Compare to their population in the
country which is about 13-14%, only about 02% are in the civil