Union Public Service Commission on Friday declared the final result of Civil Services Exam 2017. Indian Revenue Service officer from Hyderabad Durishetty Anudeep has topped the coveted civil services 2017 examination, breaking a three-year streak of female candidates bagging the top spot.
Anudeep, an OBC candidate from Metpally in Telangana, is posted in Hyderabad as an Assistant Commissioner.
The result can be checked on UPSC's official website. Those who sat for the exam can check the result on the official website of upsc.gov.in.
Based on the results, 990 candidates have been recommended for Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Foreign Services (IAF), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Central Service, Group A & B. Of the successful candidates, 476 belong to the general category, 275 belong to Backward Castes, 165 are of Scheduled Castes and 74 are of Scheduled Tribes.
For IAS, 180 candidates have been selected, 42 names have been recommended for IFS, 150 for IPS, 565 for Group A and 121 for Group B.
Saumya Sharma, a physically disabled candidate, with hearing impairment, secured an overall ninth rank, the UPSC said.
Anudeep has graduated with BE (Electronics & Instrumentation) degree from BITS, Pilani. Anu Kumari, the topper among the female candidates, has graduated with BSc (Hons) in Physics from the Delhi University and has done an MBA (Finance and Marketing) from IMT, Nagpur.
Nandini K R, Tina Dabi and Ira Singhal had topped the civil services examination 2016, 2015 and 2014, respectively.
A total of 1058 vacancies were to be filled through Civil Services Examination, 2017, which included 29 vacancies for physically handicapped candidates, the statement said.
(with PTI inputs)