UPSC discloses civil services exam topper's marks: 55.3%
Civil services exam topper Nandini K R got 55.3 per cent marks, reflecting the tough standard adopted by the UPSC in conduct of the prestigious test to select the country's bureaucrats.
The marks of the successful candidates of the civil services examination 2016 have been disclosed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
The examination is conducted annually in three stages -- preliminary, main and interview -- to select candidates for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.
Nandini, an officer of Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), has topped the examination, the result of which was declared on May 31. She got 1,120 marks (927 in main and 193 in interview) out of the total of 2,025 -- 55.3 per cent. Second rank achiever Anmol Sher Singh Bedi got 1,105 marks (54.56 per cent) and third rank holder Gopalakrishna Ronanki secured 1,101 marks (54.37 per cent), the UPSC said.