NEW DELHI: Shubham Kumar has topped the prestigious civil services examination 2020, results of which were declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday.
Jagrati Awasthi and Ankita Jain have got second and third ranks respectively.
A total of 761 candidates -- 545 men and 216 women -- have cleared the examination.
The civil services examination is conducted annually by the UPSC in three stages -- preliminary, main and interview -- to select officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.
Shubham Kumar has secured the 1st position. He has graduated in B Tech (Civil Engineering) from IIT Bombay. Jagrati Awasthi is the topper among the women candidates securing an overall Second rank. She has graduated in B Tech (Electrical Engineering) from MANIT Bhopal: UPSC pic.twitter.com/9rYWEZahOR— ANI (@ANI) September 24, 2021