Shena Aggarwal (Roll No. 233541) who has done MBBS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi topped the Civil Services Exam, 2011 in her third attempt. The 2nd ranker is Rukmani Riar (Roll No. 27895) managed to crack the exam in her first attempt. She has done Master of Arts (Social Entrepreneurship) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Prince Dhawan (Roll No. 1804) bagged the third position. He completed M. Tech (Elect. Engg) from IIT, Delhi. He too cracked the examination in his first attempt.
The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2011 was conducted on 12 June, 2011. A record number of 472290 candidates applied for this examination, out of which 243003 candidates actually appeared. 11984 candidates were declared qualified for the Main written examination held in October-November, 2011 out of which 2417 candidates were selected for the Personality Test conducted in March-April, 2012. Finally, 910 candidates (715 male & 195 female) were recommended for appointment to the IAS, IFS, IPS and other Central Services against 1001 reported vacancies.
The result of IAS (Civil Services) Examination 2011 was published on 4 May 2012. The First two positions have been taken by female candidates. The top 25 candidates include 19 male (including 01 visually challenged candidate) and 06 female candidates. In the top 100 candidates, there are 21 female candidates.
The top 25 candidates include alumni from some of the premier educational institutions of the country including AIIMS, IIM and IITs. An alumnus of London School of Economics also figures in the top 25. Of the top 25 candidates – 13 appeared from Delhi, 3 from Jaipur, 2 each from Mumbai & Chandigarh; and 1 each from Hyderabad, Chennai, Dispur, Patna & Jammu Centres.
6 out of the top 25 candidates made to the merit lift in their 1st attempt, 07 in 2nd attempt, 09 in 3rd attempt and 01 each in 4th, 5th & 6th attempts.