UPSC Civil Services Final Result 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Pradeep Singh, son of a farmer and an IRS officer has topped the Civil Services Exam (CSE) 2019. The second rank is secured by Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma at Rank 3 is the highest scorer among females. Verma had also cleared the UPSC exam last year and was given a job as an IRS officer.
Based on the result of the written part of the Civil Services Examination, 2019 held in September and the interviews for personality tests held in February-August, a total of 829 candidates have passed the exam. Most of the qualified candidates (304) are from the general category. The candidates have been recommended for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among other civil services.
This year, at least 12 candidates from Jammu and Kashmir including Nadia Beig who hails from the remote town of Kupwara. Nadia has got 350th rank in her second attempt. The 23-year-old is among one of the youngest candidates to crack the exam this year.