The result of the UPSC civil service examination 2021 has been declared by the Union Public Service Commission on May 30th. Candidates can check their scores on the official website of the commission at upsc.gov.in Shruti Sharma, an alumnus of St. Stephen’s college has secured rank 1, delighting her family. She also joined JNU for a brief period, eventually graduating from Delhi School of Economics, earning her post graduate degree in History.
Apart from her, three other female candidates have topped the civil service exams, ranking, 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively. Ankita Agarwal an economics graduate, ranked second in the UPSC examinations of 2021, with Political Science and International Relations as her optional subject while Gamini Singla, an engineer, ranked third, with sociology as her optional paper.
Prime Minister Modi, congratulated the candidates and tweeted the following: “Congratulations to all those who have cleared the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2021. My best wishes to these youngsters who are embarking on their administrative careers at an important time of India’s development journey, when we are marking Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”. “I fully understand the disappointment of those who couldn’t clear the Civil Services Exam but I also know that these are outstanding youngsters who will make a mark in any field they pursue and make India proud. My best wishes to them.”
The list of people who have been recommended by the commission also include 25 people with ‘benchmark disabilities’. Out of these 25, seven are orthopedically disabled, 5 are visually challenged, 8 have hearing impairment and 5 with multiple disabilities. Of all the successful candidates, 244 general category candidates have qualified, 73 from marginalized communities or from the weaker sections of the society, 203 from other backward classes, 105 schedule cast candidates, and 60 candidates from scheduled tribes. The UPSC examination is conducted every year to recruit deserving candidates for IAS, IPS and IFS.
“UPSC has a ‘facilitation counter’ near the examination hall on its campus. Candidates can obtain any information/clarification regarding their examinations/recruitment on the working days between 10:00 hours to 17:00 hours in person or over telephone nos. 23385271/23381125 /23098543,” the commission added. “Marks will be available on the website within 15 days from the date of declaration of result,” the commission clarified.