Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; New Delhi:
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) today announced the result of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2011. As per UPSC, Thirteen candidates from Odisha got IAS. Among Odias' Anupam Saha who hails from Kalahandi district secured 35th rank in the announced list.
The other Odia students who are succeed they are Devpriya Bardhan, Laxminarayan Mishra, Soumya Mishra, Santosh Kumar Mishra, Sudhanshu Sekhar Mishra, Sudipta Das, Soumendu Kumar Das, Sachin Kumar Mishra, Sambit Saurabh Nayak, Priyanka Das and Suresh Kumar Behera. The success rate of Odia students is less than 2 per cent.
It should be noted that the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2011 was conducted on 12th June, 2011. A record number of 4,72,290 candidates applied for this examination, out of which 2,43,003 candidates have 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) have been recommended for appointment to the IAS, IFS, IPS and other Central Services against 1001 reported vacancies. Vacancies unfilled presently are on account of 91 reserved community candidates qualifying on general standards. Depending on the options exercised by them finally, these vacancies will be filled by candidates recommended for the Reserve List that is maintained by the Commission.
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 list of selected candidates includes 420 General (including 21 Physically Challenged candidates), 255 Other Backward Classes (including 8 Physically Challenged candidates), 157 Scheduled Castes (including 4 Physically Challenged candidate) and 78 Scheduled Tribes candidates.
Appointment to the various Services will be made according to the number of vacancies available with due consideration to the provisions contained in Rules 2 and 19 of the Rules of the Examination and subject to the final decision of the Hon'ble Supreme Court / Hon'ble High Courts / Hon'ble C.A.Ts. on the S.L.Ps / R.As / W.Ps. / O.As. pending therein.
The number of vacancies reported by the Government for the Indian Administrative Service is 170 (85 General, 46 Other Backward Classes, 26 Scheduled Castes and 13 Scheduled Tribes); for the Indian Foreign Service is 40 (23 General, 9 Other Backward Classes, 5 Scheduled Castes and 3 Scheduled Tribes); for the Indian Police Service is 150 (78 General, 37 Other Backward Classes, 21 Scheduled Castes and 14 Scheduled Tribes); for the Central Services Group 'A' is 543 (273 General, 148 Other Backward Classes, 81 Scheduled Castes and 41 Scheduled Tribes) and for Central Services Group 'B' is 98 (52 General, 15 Other Backward Classes, 24 Scheduled Castes and 7 Scheduled Tribes). This includes 33 vacancies for Physically Challenged candidates.