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30 disabled candidates clear UPSC exam


New Delhi : Of the 875 candidates who cleared the civil services exam, 30 are physically challenged, it was announced Thursday.

Among the 30, 14 are orthopaedically challenged, five visually impaired and 11 are hearing impaired, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said.

A total of 680 male and 195 female candidates have been recommended for appointment to the prestigious Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and other central services.

Shah Faesal, a doctor from Kashmir, has topped the civil services examination. Prakash Rajpurohit, B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has bagged the second position while Iva Sahay from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has secured the third position. Sahay is the topper among female candidates.