“Congrats to my young friends who successfully cleared Civil Services Exam. I wish them a bright & fruitful career in service of the nation,” tweeted Modi.

Gaurav Agrawal of Rajasthan has got the first rank in the exam with Economics as his optional subject. He holds Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science) degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow.

He got 244th rank in the 2012 Civil Services Examination and was given Indian Police Service (IPS). He is undergoing training at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad.
Delhi-based Munish Sharma has got second position whereas 24-year-old Rachit Raj, hailing from Jharkhand, secured third position.

Munish has a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) degree from Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University. He got through the exam in second attempt.

Bharti Dixit is the topper among female candidates. She has secured fifth rank. She has done Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi. This was her first attempt.

As many as 1,122 candidates have been recommended for appointment in Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and other central services on the basis of the Civil Services Examination, 2013, said a release issued by the Ministry of Personnel.

There are 15 males and 10 females in top 25 positions


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