UPSC Topper 2011
First Rank: S. Divyadharshini
Second Rank: Sweta Mohanty
Third Rank: R.V. Varun Kumar
This year a female candidate, S. Divyadharshini has topped the Civil Services Examination. Divyadharshini has done her B.A., B.L.(Hons.) from Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai. This was her second attempt at the prestigious examinations.
The second ranker is also a female candidate, Sweta Mohanty. Sweta has done her B.Tech (Computer Science) from Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad. This was her third attempt.
R.V. Varun Kumar is the topper among male candidates and has secured the third rank overall. He has done his BDS from Ragas Dental College in Chennai. This was Varun Kumar’s third attempt.
The top 25 candidates this year comprise of 20 males and 5 females. Out of these 25, 15 candidates are from an engineering background, 5 candidates are from commerce, management, humanities, science and social sciences and the rest 5 are from medical science background.
Eight candidates among the top 25 have succeeded in making it to the list in their first attempt itself. 4 candidates from the 25 have succeeded in their second attempt, 9 in their third attempt, 3 in their fourth attempt and 1 in the fifth attempt.
28 candidates from the 920 who have been recommended are physically challenged, 14 are orthopaedically challenged. Also, 5 candidates are visually impaired and 9 are hearing impaired.