The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday declared the results of the Civil Services 2012 examinations. Haritha V Kumar has secured the top position in UPSC civil services examination 2012. Sriram V and Stuti Charan came second and third respectively in the examination.
A total of 998 candidates have been recommended for appointment including 457 General (including 23 Physically challenged candidates), 295 Other Backward Classes (including 09 Physically challenged candidates), 169 Scheduled Castes (including 02 Physically challenged candidate) and 77 Scheduled Tribes candidates against 1091 vacancies ( 550 General, 295 Other Backward Classes, 169 Scheduled Castes and 77 Scheduled Tribes) for appointment to Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service, and Central Services, Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’. The result of 92 candidates is provisional and that of 3 candidates is withheld by UPSC.
According to this list of 998 candidates, 31 are Muslims and of them in top hundreds are 4 candidates, which mean that they stand 3.10%.
Last year alsso, 31 Muslim candidates were successful in the UPSC examination out of 920 who qualified.
In the entire country there were 108 Muslim IAS officers out of 4790 IAS officers in 2010 and 109 IPS out of 3209.