Nearly 50 students from the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were selected in the 2015 civil services examination, announced by the UPSC on Tuesday.
Among the toppers from the Telugu states is Chekuri Kirti, who secured 14th rank. other toppers include Valluri Kranthi (65), CH Ramakrishna (84), Vidyanagar Naidu (101), Jonnalagadda Snehaj (103), VL Ambareesh (150), Potharaju Sai Chaitanya (158), Nivedita Naidu (159), Pawan Kumar Reddy (179), Rishanth Reddy (180), Guntupalli Varun (183) and PVG Satish (191).
Delhi girl Tina Dabi has topped the 2015 civil services examination, while railway officer Athar Aamir Ul Shafi Khan from Jammu and Kashmir has got second rank in the exam results that were declared on Tuesday.
Besides them, Delhi-based Jasmeet Singh Sandhu, an Indian Revenue Service officer, has secured third position.
A total of 1,078 candidates, including 499 in General category, 314 belonging to Other Backward Class, 176 from Scheduled Caste and 89 from Scheduled Tribe, have been recommended for appointment to various central government services, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said.
There are 172 other candidates in the waiting list.
The civil services examination is conducted by the UPSC annually in three stages — preliminary,mains and interview — to select candidates for the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.