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UPSC Results 2019: UP’s Pratibha Verma Tops Among Women Candidates

Pratibha Verma ranked third, followed by Vishakha Yadav and Sanjita Mohapatra, who secured 6th and 10th position.

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Pratibha Verma from Uttar Pradesh has secured third rank in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 2019 examination and has become the topper among the women candidates recommended for the appointment.

The Union Public Service Commission on Tuesday, 4 August, announced its result for Civil Services Exam 2019 and recommended 829 candidates for appointment to Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and Central Services.

The appointment has been done on the basis of the result of the written Civil Service Examination conducted in September 2019 and interviews conducted from February to August this year.

Out of the total 829 candidates, over 150 are women. In the top ten list, Verma ranked third, followed by Vishakha Yadav and Sanjita Mohapatra, who secured sixth and tenth position respectively.

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Meanwhile, Pradeep Singh topped the examination, followed by Jatin Kishore. Result of 11 candidates has been withheld.

There are 304 candidates from the General category, 78 from the Economically Weaker Section, 251 from Other Backward Classes, 129 from the Scheduled Castes and 67 from Scheduled Tribes.

Appointment to the various services will be made according to the number of vacancies available with due consideration to the provisions contained in the rules for the examination.

For this year, the Civil Services exam was scheduled to be held on 31 May, but it has now been rescheduled to 4 October in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

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