Kanishak Kataria is the new icon; tops the coveted Civil Services Examination 2018; Srushti Jayant Deshmukh is the topper among the women

Kanishak Kataria is the new icon; tops the coveted Civil Services Examination 2018; Srushti Jayant Deshmukh is the topper among the women

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The process for Civil Services Examination 2018 that begun with Preliminary Examination on 3rd June 2018, completed with the final result that has been declared by Union Public Service Commission on 5th April 2019.

The final results of Civil Services Examination (CSE), 2018 have been declared on 5th April, 2019.

The following are the highlights of the result: 

Civil Services Examination 2018

Preliminary Examination

Held on 3rd June 2018

Number of Candidates

Applicants                 10,65,552

Appeared                 4,93,972

Main Examination

Held in September-October 2018

Candidates qualified for appearance in the Written (Main) Examination      10,468

Interview (Personality Test)

Conducted in February-March 2019

Candidates qualified for the Personality Test                      1994

Final Result

Candidates recommended by the Commission for appointment to various Services                         759

(577 men and 182 women)

The topmost rank in the Civil Services Examination, 2018 has gone to Kanishak Kataria (Roll No. 1133664) a B.Tech (Computer Science& Engineering) from IIT, Bombay.

Kanishak has picked up Mathematics as his optional subject.

The topper among the women candidates is Srushti Jayant Deshmukh (Roll No. 0404032).

She has securing an overall Fifth rank.

She has graduated with B.E. (Chemical Engineering) from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal.

Profile of Topper 25

    • The top 25 candidates comprise 15men and 10 women.
    • Educational qualification-wise the top 25 candidates belong to subjects like Engineering; Sciences; Economics; Law; Mathematics; History; Political Science; Public administration and Commerce graduating from premier Institutions of the country such as IITs, NIT, NLU, BITS Pilani, DU, Mumbai University, Anna University, Pune University, etc.
    • Optional subjects of the top 25 candidates in the examination ranged from Anthropology, Chemistry, Commerce & Accountancy, Geography, Law, Maths, History, Political Science & International Relations, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, and English Literature.
    • The recommended candidates also include 36 Persons with Benchmark Disability (11 Orthopedically Handicapped; 12 Visually Challenged, 11 Hearing Impaired& 02 Multiple Disability).



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