Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on Friday declared the result of Combined State/Upper Subordinate Products and services (General/Special Recruitment) Exam-2018, commonly referred to as PCS-2018.
A complete of 976 candidates have been declared successful against 988 posts. Candidates can check their results by visiting the Commission’s official website at uppsc.up.nic.in, informed UPPSC controller of Exams Arvind Kumar Mishra.
“No suitable candidates were found against 12 posts of Information Officer and District Information Officer. These posts have been left vacant,” Mishra said.
As per the results, women candidates have bagged three of the top five positions with Anuj Nehra of Panipat, Haryana bagging the first rank, followed by Sangeeta Raghav of Gurgaon, Haryana, at second place and Jyoti Sharma of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh at third place.
Vipin Kumar Shivhare of Jalaun, Uttar Pradesh and Karamveer Keshav of Patna, Bihar have bagged fourth and fifth ranks respectively.
In the case of posts, PCS-2018 used to be one of the crucial biggest recruitment exam of its type held by the commission till date with 988 posts of 40 different kinds on offer including 119 posts of deputy collector and 94 posts of deputy SP. In past 10 PCS exams, the count of posts used to be lesser than this, officials said.
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Out of the 988 posts, for four posts included in PCS-2018, no interviews were conducted, which included one post of Executive officer Class-1/Assistant City Commissioner and three posts of Accountant Urban Development. The last results of these four posts have also been declared together with the last results of PCS-2018.
PCS (preliminary) Exam-2018 used to be held, alongwith the recruitment exam for Assistant Conservator of Forest/Range Forest Officer, on October 28, 2018. The exam used to be held at 1381 centres spread across 29 districts of the state. Out of the 6,35,844 applicants, 3,98,630 had appeared in the preliminary exam. The results of the preliminary exam used to be declared on March 30, 2019. In it a complete of 19,096 candidates were declared successful and eligible for the mains to vie for 988 posts on offer.
On the orders of the Allahabad High Court, the commission on October 5, 2019 had amended the result of the PCS (Preliminary)-2018 and declared 160 women candidates of out of doors UP also eligible to seem in the mains. The main exam used to be conducted between October 18 and 22, 2019 in Prayagraj and Lucknow. In it, 16,738 candidates had appeared and out of which 2,669 were declared successful for the Interview round.
Interviews of qualified candidates were held from July 13, 2020 in two shifts till August 7.