The state bagged the highest rank at No. 16. in the civil services examination conducted by the UPSC. The drop in IAS rank has been continuing since last two years. Last year, from AP only 33 candidates were selected to the civil services and the previous year, the count was 55.
The 16th rank was bagged by K. Shashanka who is a practicing Chartered Accountant. The 44th rank was bagged by G. Srijana and the 55th rank by J. Meghanatha Reddy. This year the state got 25 ranks.
This year’s top ranker was Kerala’s Haritha V. Kumar, a probationer of the Indian Revenue Service.
Source: Deccan Chronicle