Srinagar: Women outperform men in the coveted Kashmir Administrative services civil examination, bagging nine of the top 10 positions.

Mohit Raina bagged the first position in examination, the result of which was declared on Friday, becoming the only male candidate to make it to the top 10, officials said.

Pooja Rasgotra got the second rank, followed by Anissa at the third spot.

The General Administration Department had referred 142 vacancies of different gazette services to the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) last year.

The JKPSC conducted the preliminary examination in September 2011. Of the 21,414 candidates appeared, 3,555 qualified for the mains, a spokesman said.

He said 503 candidates qualified for the interview and commission selected 142 among them.


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