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Kanishak Kataria and Srushti Jayant Deshmukh Topped IAS Exam 2018 among Male and Female Category

The Union Public Service Commission announced the final result of Civil Services Exam 2018. Kanishak Kataria tops the prestigious IAS Exam 2018. In the notice issued by the UPSC, it was mentioned that there are 759 candidates who were declared recommended for the Civil Services.

Apr 5, 2019 20:59 IST
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Kanishak Kataria and Srushti Jayant Deshmukh Topped IAs Exam 2018
Kanishak Kataria and Srushti Jayant Deshmukh Topped IAs Exam 2018

Out of the total 759 there were 180 candidates who were recommended for the covenant Indian Administrative Services (IAS), 30 candidates were recommended for the Indian Foreign Services(IFS) and 150 candidates were recommended for the Indian Police Services(IPS). Rest were recommended to the Civil Services Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ Services.

Kanishak Kataria is an IIT Bombay allumuni and Akshat Jain stood second and Junaid Ahmad stood third in the Final IAS Exam Results 2018. Kanishak Kataria is presently working as the Data Scientist in the Banglore based company. Prior to it, he was working in Samsung Electronics as a Software Engineer in South Korea.

Srushti Jayant Deshmukh stood first among female category and 5th overall in the Final IAS  Exam Result 2018. Namrata Jain from naxal affected Dantewada in Chhattisgarh secures all India rank 12.

Namrata Jain is an IPS Officer and currently is an Officer Trainee at Indian Police Services.She was selected in the IPS in the year 2017.

The IAS Result 2018 was announced in 5 Aprl 2019. It is clear departure from the past as it was announced much earlier from the IA SPrelims Exam 2019. In the past years, the final IAS results were announced just a week before the IAS Prelims Exam of the successive year. The UPSC has issued the IAS Exam result in very data friendly way. They have given the numbers for the IAS, IPS and IFS. Moreover, the total number of candidates each category was also provided by the UPSC.

Category Wise IAS Result 2018
SERVICES GEN OBC SC ST Total
I.A.S.
91 48 27 14 180
I.F.S. 15 09 05 01 30
I.P.S. 75 42 24 09 150
Central Services Group ‘A’ 198 98 57 31 384
Group ‘B’ Services 35 12 15 06 68
Total 414 209 128 61 812*

  The candidature of 109 recommended candidates was declared as provisional due to some formalities related the document verification.

This year there was no result for the newly introduced EWS category because it was not notified in the Civil Service exam 2018 Notification. Next year it will be interesting to see the trend among the existing and the newly introduced EWS category.

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