New Delhi | Jagran Education Desk: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday released the final results for the prestigious civil services exam held in 2020. As per the data shared by the UPSC, a total of 761 candidates have been recommended for appointment as civil servants at different posts across the country.

Of the total candidates who have been recommended by the UPSC who have cleared the exam, 545 are men and 216 are women candidates. The top 25 candidates comprise 13 men and 12 women. The recommended candidates also include 25 persons with Benchmark Disability (07 Orthopedically Handicapped, 04 Visually Challenged, 10 Hearing Impaired & 04 Multiple Disabilities).

According to the UPSC Civil Services Exam Results 2020, Shubham Kumar, who graduated in B Tech (Civil Engineering) from IIT Bombay, has secured the 1st position, while Jagrati Awasthi is the topper among the women candidates securing an overall Second rank. She has graduated in B Tech (Electrical Engineering) from MANIT Bhopal. Ankita Jain has secured an overall third rank.

The civil services examination is conducted annually by the UPSC in three stages -- preliminary, main and interview -- to select officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.

Check list of top 10 rank holder in UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020:

Rank 1: Shubham Kumar

Rank 2: Jagrati Awasthi

Rank 3: Ankita Jain

Rank 4: Yash Jaluka

Rank 5: Mamita Yadav

Rank 6: Meera K

Rank 7: Praveen Kumar

Rank 8: Jivani Kartik Nagjibhai

Rank 9: Apala Mishra

Rank 10: Satyam Gandhi

Meanwhile, as many as 180 candidates will be shortlisted for the IAS position, 36 for IFS, 200 for IPS officers’ posts. Further 302 vacancies will be filled in central services group A and 118 in group B services.

“Appointment to the various services will be made according to the number of vacancies available with due consideration to the provisions contained in the rules for the examination," UPSC said in an official notice.

"In case a student finds any error in the result or needs to clarify something, they can connect with UPSC. The commission has set up a facilitation counter near the exam hall at its campus", it added.

"Candidates can obtain any information or clarification regarding their exam or results on working days between 10 am to 5 pm. Candidates can also reach out at 23385271, 23381125, and 23098543". 

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan