New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Wednesday declared the results of the 2016 Civil Services examinations based on the written tests followed by personal interviews. The results are now online and can be accessed on UPSC portal.
Based on the results of the written part of Civil Services Examination, 2016 held by the Union Public Service Commission in December, 2016 and the interviews for Personality Test held in March-May, 2017, a total number of 1099 candidates have been recommended for appointment, a government release said.
The candidates have been recommended for appointment to different posts including Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Central Services, Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’, the release said.
According to the list of the successful candidates released by the UPSC, Nandini KR is the topper whereas Anmol Sher Singh Bedi and Gopalkrishna Ronanki came second and third respectively.
"Always wanted to be an IAS officer", said civil services exam topper Nandini K R of Karnataka after the results were declared.
A total of 10 Muslims are among top 100.
The appointment to different posts are based on the rank obtained by a candidate. There are 220 other candidates in the waiting list.
Appointment to the various Services will be made according to the number of vacancies available with due consideration to the provisions contained in the Rules for the Examination, the UPSC said.