The union public service commission (UPSC) results for civil services examination has been declared on Wednesday. It is a much awaited event in the country as lacs of people aspiring to become civil servant appear in the exam and near about thousand candidates clear the exam every year. The UPSC is the central agency of India that is authorised to conduct various government examinations of which CSE is considered to be toughest and of major importance.

With the declaration of the final results of UPSC 2016 examination on Wednesday, K R Nandini hailing from the city of gold mine, Kolar in Karnataka became the topper. Nandini is an officer of the Indian revenue services who cleared UPSC in the year 2014 as well with a rank of 849. With the aim to become an IAS officer she again appeared in 2015 examination but did not clear. There is nothing more powerful than a strong determination and the thought of not giving up and Nandini proved this and became all India topper in civil services examination in 2016 when she appeared for fourth time. She belongs to OBC category and qualified with Kannada literature as her optional subject. The second position is held by Anmol Sher Singh Bedi who is an engineering graduate in CS from BITS Pillani, further followed by Gopalkrishna Ronanki, Saumya Pandey, Abhilash Mishra and Kothamshu Dinesh Kumar.

Out of 11,35,943 applicants only 4,59,659 appeared for the preliminary examination on 7th of august last year. Following the prelims 15,452 candidates qualified for the mains exam that was conducted in the month of December 2016. For the personality test 2,961 candidates cleared among which 1,099 candidates have been recommended for various government services with 220 other candidates in the waiting list. Among the total successful candidates 180 will be appointed as IAS, 150 will be appointed as IPS, 45 will be appointed as IFS and 834 in other central A and B services. 500 candidates among the successful ones are from general category, 347 from other backward category, 163 from schedule caste and 89 from schedule tribe category. There are 846 successful male candidates and 253 female candidates which further include 44 physically handicapped candidates.

A bright future with career lies ahead having cleared this most coveted government job selection. The results have surely lead thousand of disheartened candidates, but life does not end here. Hard work always pays. Determination and accepting the failures will only lead to the ultimate success. Best of luck to all those candidates who aspire to clear civil services examinations.