New Delhi, May 7: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) today released the marks obtained by successful candidates in the UPSC Civil Services 2017. UPSC 2017 Topper Durishetty Anudeep has scored 55.60 per cent marks. The total marks obtained by Durishetty was 1,126- out of which he scored 950 in the written test and 176 in the interview. While the written test carried a total of 2,025 marks, the mains exam carried 1,750 marks and the interview was of 275 marks.
The person who came in second, Anu Kumari secured 55.50 per cent. Anu scored a total of 1,124 marks- 937 marks in the written examination and 187 marks in the interview. Anu Kumari topped among the female candidates but got second rank overall. Meanwhile, third topper Sachin Gupta got 55.40 per cent thereby scoring a total of 1,122 marks. The 999th rank holder, Himankshi Bharadwaj got 40.98 percent marks, thus scoring a total of 830 marks.
Nearly 990 candidates, that is, 750 men and 240 women will be placed in the various government departments depending upon the marks they have scored in the UPSC 2017 examination.
The UPSC 2017 result was declared on April 27 and the results were released on the official website- upsc.gov.in. The UPSC Prelims was held on June 18 last year almost 4,56,625 candidates appeared for the examination. Out of the these, only 13,366 candidates later qualified the Prelims and appeared for the UPSC Mains which was conducted in October and November last year. Of the 13,366 candidates, at least 2,568 candidates gave the interview which was held in the month of February-April this year. The result of two candidates was withheld by the UPSC for reasons best known to them.
UPSC is an annual examination undertaken by Indian nationals to get a bureaucratic job. For getting a bureaucratic job, a candidate has to clear the three stages of the civil services examination, namely prelims, mains and interview. The marks which has been released by the UPSC shows the difficult journey undertaken by the aspirants. It also shows the stringent marking scheme followed by the Commission.