Other Keralites who got the top ranks in the exam are R Sreelekshmi (rank 29), Ranjana Mary Varghese (rank 49) and Arjun Mohan (rank 66).
Union Public Service Commission released the results of the written part of Civil Services Examination, 2018 on the official website upsc.gov.in. on Friday evening.
Rajasthan's Kanishak Kataria, a B Tech graduate from IIT Bombay, has topped the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam, announced on Friday.
Kanishak Kataria topped the UPSC civil services final examination results of which were declared on Friday, while Srushti Jayant Deshmukh came first among women. Akshat Jain has secured the All India second ranking, while Junaid Ahmad has secured the third position across the country.
The clarification followed a NITI Aayog report 'Strategy for New India @75', in which it had proposed to reduce the upper age limit for the civil services to "27 years for the General Category in a phased manner by 2022-23".
In the 'Strategy for New India @75' document released on Wednesday, the government think-tank also said the existing 60-plus separate civil services at the central and state level need to be reduced through rationalisation and harmonisation of services.
The term of his appointment will be till August 7, 2020, when he attains the age of 65 years or till further orders whichever is earlier, the Ministry said.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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