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B. Tech Graduate from IIT Bombay, Kanishak Kataria has topped the examination

Newdelhi:5/4/19:The Union Public Service Commission has declared final results of Civil Services Examination 2018.

A total of 759 candidates including 577 men and 182 women have been recommended by the Commission for appointment to various Services. 36 persons with benchmark disability have also been recommended by the Commission.

B. Tech Graduate from IIT Bombay, Kanishak Kataria has topped the examination. Akshat Jain got the second position while Junaid Ahmad stood third. A Chemical Engineer from RGPV, Bhopal, Srusti Jayant Deshmukh is the topper among the female candidates securing an overall fifth rank.

The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 was conducted on 3rd June last year. Over ten lakh sixty-five thousand candidates applied for this examination, out of which over 4 lakh 93 thousand candidates actually appeared.

10,468 candidates qualified for the Main Examination and of them, 1994 candidates qualified for the Personality Test.

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