Shruti Sharma, Ankita Agarwal, and Gamini Singla placed first, second, and third in the civil services test 2021, according to the results released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday.
According to the report, 685 people qualified for the coveted test, but no additional information about the candidates was provided.
As per the Commission, 244 of the successful candidates are from the general category, 73 from the Economically Weaker Sections, 203 from Other Backward Classes, 105 from Scheduled Castes, and 60 from Scheduled Tribes.
The UPSC holds an annual civil services examination in three stages: preliminary, main, and interview, to choose officers for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.
The written portion of the exam took place in January 2022, and the interviews took place in April and May of this year, according to the statement.
Eighty candidates’ candidacies are conditional, and one candidate’s result has been withheld.
Aishwarya Verma took fourth place and Utkarsh Dwivedi took fifth place, according to the report.