On Friday, the Union Public Service Commission declared the final result for its UPSC Civil Services 2020 examination. Shubham Kumar, a student of IIT Bombay who hails from Bihar, secured the first rank in the exam. The second rank was secured by Jagrati Awasthi, the third rank was secured by Ankita Jain, the fourth rank was secured by Yash Jaluka, and the fifth rank was secured by Mamta Yadav.

The preliminary examination was held in October 2020, and the main examination was held from January 8 to January 17. An interview or personality test was also conducted from August 2 to September 22, 2021, for candidates who qualified the main examination for selection to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service, and other Central Services (Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’).

761 candidates were recommended for appointment to various services, and the appointment will be based on the total number of vacancies and the provisions contained in the Rules for the Examination will also be considered. A total of 151 candidates have provisional candidature.

The recruitment drive aims to fill 836 posts which include 180 posts for I.A.S, 36 posts for I.F.S, 200 posts for I.P.S, 302 posts for Central Services Group A, and 118 posts for Group B Services. The marks secured by the candidates will be available within 15 days from the date of the declaration of the result.

Candidates can obtain any information/clarification regarding their examinations/recruitments on the working days from the “Facilitation Counter” near their examination halls.


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