Ishita Kishore secures the first position in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination 2022.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the results of the Civil Services Examination 2022. Ishita Kishore has emerged as the topper of the Civil Services Examination 2022. The preliminary examination was conducted on June 5, 2022, with 11,35,697 candidates applying and 5,73,735 candidates appearing for the examination.
Out of the candidates who appeared for the preliminary examination, 13,090 candidates qualified for the main examination, which was held in September 2022. Further, 2,529 candidates qualified for the Personality Test of the examination. The commission has recommended a total of 933 candidates (613 men and 320 women) for appointment to various services.
Women Candidates Shine
Among the finally qualified candidates, the top four positions have been secured by women candidates. Ishita Kishore, who topped the examination, graduated in Economics (Hons.) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi, with Political Science and International Relations as her optional subject.
Garima Lohia, a Commerce graduate from Kirorimal College, University of Delhi, secured the second rank. Uma Harathi N, a Civil Engineering graduate from IIT, Hyderabad, stood third, and Smriti Mishra, a Science graduate from Miranda House College, University of Delhi, secured the fourth position.
Top 25 Candidates
The top 25 successful candidates comprise 14 women and 11 men. Their educational qualifications range from Engineering, Humanities, Science, Commerce, and Medical Science, with degrees from premier institutions such as IIT, NIT, DTU, Gauhati Medical College, University of Health Science, University of Delhi, Gujarat National Law University, Jadavpur University, Jiwaji University, and others.
In conclusion, the announcement of the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2022 results marks a significant milestone in the lives of the successful candidates. The achievement of the women candidates, in particular, is noteworthy, reflecting the increasing participation and success of women in competitive examinations. The results also highlight the diverse educational backgrounds of the successful candidates, indicating the inclusive nature of the Civil Services Examination.