Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated all those who have successfully cleared the prestigious examination of civil services, the results of which were announced on Tuesday. The Prime Minister said the good applicants had been anticipated by an “exciting and rewarding future in public service.”
“Congratulations to all the bright youngsters who have successfully cleared the Civil Services Examination, 2019! An exciting and satisfying career of public service awaits you. My best wishes!,” PM Modi tweeted.
Prime Minister also offered encouragement to those who couldn’t clear the examination and said life was full of opportunities while wishing them well for their future endeavors.
“For those youngsters who did not get the desired result in the Civil Services Examination, 2019, I would like to tell them- life is full of several opportunities. Each and every one of you are hardworking and diligent. Best wishes for all your future endeavors,” his second tweet said.
A total of 829 candidates have qualified in the civil services, including the IAS, the IPS, and the IFS.
The results, which were reported on Tuesday by the Union Public Service Commission, saw three working civil servants top the exams. The topper Pradeep Singh is from the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), while Jatin Kishore is an Indian Economic Service (IES) batch officer in 2018, and Pratibha Verma is an Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) officer such as Singh.
Pradeep Singh is a resident of Haryana, while Kishore hails from Delhi and Verma from Uttar Pradesh.
A total of 829 candidates have been recommended for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among other civil services, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said in a statement, announcing the results of the civil services examination 2019.
Of the total qualified candidates, 304 are from the General category, 78 from Economically Weaker Section (EWS), 251 from Other Backward Classes (OBC), 129 from Scheduled Castes (SC), and 67 from Scheduled Tribes (ST) category, according to the UPSC.
The civil services examination is conducted annually in three phases — preliminary, main, and interview — to select candidates for the country’s premier civil services. Lakhs of people appear for the prestigious examination.
For those youngsters who did not get the desired result in the Civil Services Examination, 2019, I would like to tell them- life is full of several opportunities. Each and every one of you is hardworking and diligent. Best wishes for all your future endeavours.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 4, 2020