The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the marksheets for the Civil Services Examination 2014. The Commission has declared the marks of all successful candidates. The marksheets of both, the candidates who cleared the examination and those who did not, have also been put up on the public domain.
The topper, Ira Singhal has scored a 53 percent in the examination. She got 1,082 marks out of a total of 2,025 marks. Out of these, 1,50 marks are for the main exam and 275 marks are for the interview round. At present, she is an officer with the Indian Revenue Service, Customs and Central Excise. She seeks to join the Indian Administrative Service, after having cleared the Civil Services exam.
The second ranker, Renu Raj, who is a practicing doctor in Kerala, got 1,056 marks, scoring 52 percent. And the third rank holder Nidhi Gupta scored 1,025 marks, which makes 50.6 percent.
UPSC declared the results for the examination on July 4. The exam was conducted on August 24, 2014 at 2,137 centres in 59 cities across the country. Approximately 9.45 lakh candidates had registered for the examination and about 4.51 lakh candidates appeared for it.
This year, 1,236 candidates have been selected for appointment to various branches of civil services.
The Union Public Service Commission conducts the civil services examination in three phases- preliminary exam, mains and an interview round. Clearing all three rounds makes the candidates eligible for the posts of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), amongst others.