New Delhi: Hyderabad’s Anudeep Durishetty topped the Civil Services Exam 2017, results of which were declared by the Union Public Service Commission on Friday evening.
The UPSC declared the results on its official website upsc.gov.in.
The UPSC civils main exam were conducted on October 28, 2017. As many as 990 names were recommended for being appointed to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and Central Services, Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’. This is based on the results of the UPSC written exam held in October-November, 2017 and the personality test interviews held in February-April, 2018.
Out of 980 posts, 54 posts are for reserved categories. The IAS PRE (CSAT) Exam was held on 18 June 2017.
Last year, Karnataka’s Nandini KR topped the examination. She qualified with Kannada Literature as her optional subject.
The civil services examination is conducted by the UPSC annually in three stages – preliminary, main and interview – to select officers for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.