UPSC releases Civil Services 2017 marks, topper scored 55.6 per cent
New Delhi : The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Sunday released marks of candidates who cleared civil services 2017 examination. Durishetty Anudeep, first-rank holder in the exam, scored 55.6 per cent marks.
According to the released marks by UPSC, The 28-year old Indian Revenue Service Officer scored 1,126 marks - 950 in the written test and 176 in the interview - out of 2,025.
The second rank holder Anu Kumari, who has been Beti Bachao ambassador, scored 55.40 per cent marks in the exam.
Sachin Gupta, who ranked third, got 55.40 per cent marks.
The UPSC Civil Services 2017 Examination results were declared on April 27. A total of 990 candidates, including 750 men and 240 women, have been recommended for the posts in central government services on the basis of the test.
Himankshi Bharadwaj, who got the 990th rank, got 40.98 per cent marks -- 830 (687 in written and 143 in interview).
UPSC annually conducts civil services exam to appoint people on various posts in Central Government. The civil services (preliminary) examination, 2017 was conducted on June 18, 2017. 9,57,590 candidates had applied for it and 4,56,625 actually took it.
As many as 13,366 candidates qualified for appearance in the written (main) examination held in October-November, 2017. Of them, 2,568 candidates qualified for the personality test or interview conducted in February-April, 2018.