Jaipur’s Gaurav Agrawal has got the first rank in the exam with Economics as his optional subject. He holds Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science) degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow.
This was his second attempt. Delhi-based Munish Sharma and Rachit Raj have got second and third positions respectively.
Women had bagged the top slots in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 civil services Examinations.
Munish has a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) degree from Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University. He got through the exam in second attempt.
“I am very happy. My success is the result of hard work and blessings of my teachers and my mother,” Munish said over phone.
Rachit has cracked the examination in his first attempt. Bharti Dixit is the topper among female candidates. She has secured fifth rank. She has done Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi. This was her first attempt.
As many as 1,122 candidates have been recommended for appointment in Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and other central services on the basis of the civil services Examination, 2013, said a release issued by the ministry of personnel.
There are 15 males and 10 females in top 25 positions.Source: Times of India