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03 Muslims among 66 cleared by UPSC in Civil Services 2017 Reserve List

Saturday September 1, 2018 11:34 PM, News Network

UPSC Civil Services Reserve List

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Result: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday released the UPSC Civil Services 2017 Reserve List giving the names and roll numbers of 66 more candidates among them 03 are Muslims.

With this the number of Muslims, who cracked the UPSC Civil Services 2017 exams, went to 54. The UPSC had announced the Civil Services 2017 results on April 27, 2018. A total of 990 candidates, including 51 Muslims, were recommended by the UPSC for various top government posts.

The 03 Muslims who found their place in the UPSC Civil Services 2017 Reserve List are Syed Fraz Haider Nabi, Saqib Yousuf and Mohammed Ali.

"The results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017 were declared on 27.04.2018 recommending 990 candidates in order of merit for appointment to IAS, IFS, IPS and Central Services Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ against 1058 vacancies", the UPSC said.

"The Commission, in accordance with the Rule 16 (4) & (5) of the Civil Services Examination Rules, was also maintaining a Consolidated Reserve List in order of merit below the last recommended candidate under the respective categories", it said.

"As sought by the Department of Personnel & Training, the Commission has now recommended 66 candidates which include 48 General, 16 OBC, 01 SC and 01 ST, to fill up the remaining posts based on the Civil Services Examination, 2017", it said.

The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2017 was conducted on 18th June, 2017. 9,57,590 candidates applied for this examination, out of which 4,56,625 candidates actually appeared. 13,366 candidates qualified for appearance in the Written (Main) Examination held in October – November, 2017. Of them, 2568 candidates qualified for the Personality Test conducted in February - April.

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