The Union Public Service Commission has published the merit list of candidates who have been recommended for appointment based on the results of the written part of Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2011, held in October-November, 2011 and the interviews for Personality Test held in March-April, 2012. The list is in order of merit, of candidates who have been recommended for appointment to (i) Indian Administrative Service; (ii) Indian Foreign Service; (iii) Indian Police Service; and (iv) Central Services, Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’. A total number of 910 candidates have been recommended for appointment including 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 Supreme Court / High Courts / 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.

In accordance with the Civil Services Examination Rules, 2011, the Commission is maintaining a consolidated Reserve List of 182 candidates which includes 91 General, 72 Other Backward Classes, 12 Scheduled Casts and 7 Scheduled Tribes candidates ranking in order of merit below the last recommended candidate under respective category.

UPSC has a “Facilitation Counter” near Examination Hall Building in its campus. Candidates can obtain any information / clarification regarding their examinations / recruitments on the working days between 1000 hours to 1700 hours in person or over telephone Nos. 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098543. Result will also be available on the UPSC’s website i.e., marks are likely to be available on the website within 15 days from the date of declaration of results.

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