The Union Public Service Commission, on Tuesday, announced the results of the Civil Service Examination 2019. A provisional appointment list of the candidates, who have passed the examination, has been published by the commission on its official website.
According to the various media sources, the list of appointment has been published as per merit of the following services:
- Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
- Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
- Indian Police Service (IPS)
- Central Services “Group A” and “Group B”
The order of merit has been determined by the commission on the basis of the written examination conducted in the month of September last year and the interview held between February to August, 2020.
Pradeep Jain, who secured an All India Rank 93 in the 2018 Civil Service Examination, topped the examination this year. The second and third rank was bagged by Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma respectively.
According to various media agencies, a total of 829 candidates have been recommended for appointments. Following is the category-wise break up of the number:
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS): 78
Other Backward Castes (OBC): 251
Schedule Caste: 129
Schedule Tribe: 67
Top leaders and politicians have also congratulated the candidates on their remarkable achievement in the examination.
Congratulations to all successful candidates of the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019. May you have a bright future in serving the people of our great nation. Those who didn’t qualify, try harder. With determination, you shall succeed.
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 4, 2020
Congratulations to those who sailed through the #UPSC civil services exam. You are India's future, and the steel frame of our administration. Those who didn't make it, don't lose heart as you are better prepared for the next time.#UPSCResults
— Sukhbir Singh Badal (@officeofssbadal) August 4, 2020
As per the Indian Express, over 8 lakh candidates appeared for the Civil Service Examination in 2019. The examination is conducted to select candidates to fill up administrative posts in the various departments of Government of India.