Saturday, May 17, 2008

civil services result 2007

A total of 734 candidates have made it to the elite Civil Services, it was announced on Friday.Adapa Karthik, who is currently an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer undergoing probation, has topped the examination known as the most difficult yet prestigious test of the country.Karthik, a doctor by training, had passed the exam last year but had got only the IPS cadre. total number of 734 candidates recommended for appointment include 286 General (including 12 Physically challenged candidates), 266 Other Backward Classes (including 5 Physically challenged candidates), 128 Scheduled Castes (including 5 Physically challenged candidate) and 54 Scheduled Tribes candidates.Appointment to the various Services will be made according to the number of vacancies available subject to the final decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court / Hon’ble High Court / Hon’ble C.A.Ts. on the S.L.Ps. / R.As/ W.Ps./O.As. pending therein.The Supreme Court will hear on May 19 a petition filed by the Centre challenging Madras High Court order declaring Rule 16(2) of Civil Services Examination Rules as null and void.The Rule 16(2) of Civil Services Examination Rules permits SC, ST and OBC candidates to get selected in Civil Services from general category and allows them to take advantage of reserved category for getting the cadre of their own choice such as IAS, IFS and IPS.The Central Government today mentioned its petition for urgent hearing before a bench comprising Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justices H K Sema and P P Naolekar for urgent hearing as Civil Services Examination results are being delayed due to the judgement of the High Court dated March 20, 2008.The number of vacancies reported by the Government for the Indian Administrative Service is 111 (56 General, 28 Other Backward Classes, 18 Scheduled Castes and 9 Scheduled Tribes); for the Indian Foreign Service is 20 (10 General, 5 Other Backward Classes, 4 Scheduled Castes and 1 Scheduled Tribe); for the Indian Police Service is 103 (51 General, 29 Other Backward Classes, 17 Scheduled Castes and 6 Scheduled Tribes); for the Central Services Group ‘A’ is 458 (239 General, 119 Other Backward Classes, 67 Scheduled Castes and 33 Scheduled Tribes) and for Central Services Group ‘B’ is 42 ( 26 General, 9 Other Backward Classes, 3 Scheduled Castes and 4 Scheduled Tribes). This includes 22 vacancies for physically challenged candidates. recent order of Madras High Court — quashing a rule on allocation of services to candidates from general and reserved categories — has caused the delay.The government has just moved the Supreme Court for quashing the HC order or granting a stay so that the exam and recruitment process goes on.IANS

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