UPSC 2009 results, Civil Services (IAS) toppers

Yes, the much awaited Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 2009 result was announced on 4th May 2009. This is the final result based on the written test held in October-November, 2008 and Personality Test interviews held in March-April, 2009. This year girls have grabbed the top three positions – 30-year-old Shubhra Saxena took the first position followed by Sharandeep Kaur and Kiran Kaushal as second and third in the list.

The topper Shubhra Saxena has completed her B.Tech from the reputed IIT Roorkee. This was her second attempt and she attributes her achievement to her parents and husband, who had been very encouraging and supportive throughout the long-run exam process. Mr.Varinder Kumar Sharma has topped amongst the male candidates. Overall, he has secured 4th position and this was his very first attempt. Moreover, the top 25 candidates include 10 females and 15 males.

According to UPSC, 3, 18,843 candidates applied for this examination out of which 1, 67,035 candidates appeared for the Preliminary examination and 11,849 candidates qualified for the Main exam held in October-November, 2008. This time 791 candidates have been selected for the appointment that includes 364 candidates from General (Gen) category, 236 from Other Backward Classes (OBC), 130 from Scheduled Castes (SC) and 61 from Scheduled Tribes (ST) category.

Our heartiest wishes to all who have made it…..

For more details regarding the UPSC 2009 results, visit the official website. OR call at the following numbers – 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098543

UPSC-CDS Examination Dates

15th February, 2009 has been announced as the official date for the Union Public Service Commission, UPSC to conduct the CDS — Combined Defence Services Examination (I). This examination serves as an entrance test for admission to the IMA — Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy. These exams are being conducted for gaining admission to the above-mentioned courses due to commence in January, 2010.

For any form of clarification regarding the application procedure, eligibility and candidature, candidates can contact UPSC’s own Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus. Help can also be sought over the Telephone Numbers — (011)23385271/ (011)23381125/ (011)23098543 on working days, any time between 10 am to 5 pm.