Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 3 May 2013 declared final result of Civil Service (Main) Examination 2013.For the third consecutive year,a woman has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2012.
In a remarkably strong performance, 12 of the top 25 successful candidates in the 2012 Union Public Service Commission exam, the results for which were declared on Friday, are women. The feat of topping the general, SC and ST categories is a first.
Haritha V Kumar, an engineer from Kerala, goes the distinction of topping the central services exam which is held to select candidates for elite services such as the IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS and for other central government jobs.
Complete result can be found here.
The third in the merit list is Stuti Charan, who has a BSc from Jodhpur University.
In all, 245 out of 998, or roughly one-fourth, successful candidates are women. Their presence is typically higher in services such as IAS, IPS and IRs.