Telugu States Register 20 Per Cent Growth In UPSC Success Rate
Hyderabad: Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have witnessed a rise of twenty per cent in civils exam success rate this year. As many as 80 students from both the states have made to the list containing 1099 selected candidates cleared by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The main exam was held in December last year.
While 67 candidates made it last year the results declared on 31 May 2017 gave 80 seats to the youth from both the Telugu speaking States. However, the number of ranks below one hundred has fallen compared to last year. Ronanki Gopala krishna, a Telugu medium candidate, has achieved third rank. In 2015 as many as 14 candidates had made to the list of first hundred but this year the number has dwindled to just five. They are 3rd, 22nd, 37th, 44th and 88th rank holders. The last person in the list ranked 1099th is from Telangana, said Vyshali, assistant director of La Excellence at Ashok Nagar. However, experts say this is one of the best results achieved by Telugu States. In a way the Telugus have scored over Tamilians. Every year, Tamil Nadu accounts for a hundred seats. This year it has fallen to 70 while the score of Telugu States put together has risen to 80.
According to Gopala krishna of Braintree, 99,555 candidates have applied from Telugu States this year. But only 38,925 candidates took the preliminary exam out of which about 900 candidates were qualified for the Mains. One hundred of those who sat for the main were qualified for interview and 80 of them got selected.