UPSC Civil Services Result 2018: Union Public Service Commission on Friday declared the final result of Civil Services Exam 2017. Anudeep Durishetty from Hyderabad has topped the list. The result can be checked on UPSC’s official website. Those who sat for the exam can check the result on the official website of Based on the results, 990 candidates have been recommended for Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Foreign Services (IAF), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Central Service, Group A & B. Of the successful candidates, 476 belong to the general category, 275 belong to Backward Castes, 165 are of Scheduled Castes and 74 are of Scheduled Tribes. For IAS, 180 candidates have been selected, 42 names have been recommended for IFS, 150 for IPS, 565 for Group A and 121 for Group B. Also Read - Smart City Index 2020: Indian Cities Drop in Global Smart City Index; Singapore On Top

Anudeep Durishetty belongs to Metpally. His father, Durishetty Manohar, is an additional assistant engineer, and mother Durishetty Jyothy, a homemaker. The family resides in Adarsh Nagar of Metpally. Anudeep did his schooling in Sri Suryodaya High School and intermediate in Sri Chaitanya Junior College. He completed his BTech from BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, in Electronics and Instrumentation in 2011. He is a 2013-batch Indian Revenue Services officer, posted with the Customs and Central Excise and is undergoing training at the National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics in Faridabad. Speaking to ANI, he said the journey wasn’t easy but he was happy to have made it. He also thanked all those who supported him. Also Read - Hyderabad Doctors Perform India's First Double Lung Transplant on Covid-19 Patient

Anudeep was awarded the best officer trainee in the IRS batch during the weapons training programme at NISA, Hyderabad, says Telangana Today. But he always aspired to join the IAS. “It is like a dream come true. I always wanted to be an IAS officer,” he told PTI. Anudeep is also an avid football player as well, with a keen interest in Artificial Intelligence.