Which State Gives the Highest Numbers of Civil Services Success?

By K Balaji|Updated : October 27th, 2022

Delhi is the popular state where most IAS aspirants attempt for coaching. The city is known to provide the best quality study materials, coaching institutes, and effortless availability of notes to all the candidates who wish to join the Civil services. There is a complete UPSC topper list state wise, depicting most IAS from which state along with their count. Delhi, being the most preferred location, is giving the highest number of civil services success.

The article will explain state wise selection in UPSC 2022, 2021, 2019, till 2002. Another interesting thing to know is that Uttar Pradesh produces more IAS Officers, with Rajasthan surprisingly backing the second position in the whole country.

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Most IAS from Which State?

Delhi is regarded as the epicenter of UPSC exam-related activities. Delhi is favored by most of the applicants for the Civil Services exam, as it offers ideal study materials for preparation and has highly experienced experts from the state who guide about the IAS interview. Given are some interesting facts about the UPSC topper list in Delhi.

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Year

Number of Successful UPSC Toppers in Delhi

2007

4

2013

14

2014

19

2015

23

2016

12

2017

17

2019

Toppers belonging to Delhi:

  • 2nd IAS Topper - Jatin Kishore.
  • 4th rank holder Himanshu Jain.

State Wise Selection in UPSC From 2014 To 2021

Delhi also shows a disproportionately high number of IAS officers relative to its population. This is due to the fact that a huge number of aspirants come to Delhi for IAS coaching. The list below mentions the names of the UPSC Toppers list along with their home states, from 2014 to 2019:

Exam Year

State

UPSC Topper List

UPSC 2021

Delhi

Shruti Sharma

UPSC 2020

Bombay

Shubham Kumar

UPSC 2019

Haryana

AIR 1 Pradeep Singh

UPSC 2018

Rajasthan

AIR 1 Kanishka Kataria

UPSC 2017

Telangana

Anudeep Durushetty

UPSC 2016

Karnataka

Nandini KR

UPSC 2015

Delhi

Tina Dabi

UPSC 2014

Delhi

Ira Singhal

State Wise Selection in UPSC 2019

The fundamental highlights of the state wise selection in UPSC 2019 are given below. The final results of UPSC 2019 got declared on 4th August 2020.

UPSC Topper List State Wise

State

IAS Toppers

Assam

  • 5 out of 829 Assam candidates.
  • The highest rank achieved by Assam candidate was 59.

Delhi

  • 2nd rank
  • 4th rank

Haryana

  • First rank in UPSC (2019) - Pradeep Singh

Jammu & Kashmir

  • 16 candidates out of 829.
  • The highest rank attained by the state is 38 by Abhishek Augustsya.

Kerala

  • There are 10 candidates in the top 100.
  • Jeydev CS - All-India 7 rank.

Tamil Nadu

  • 60 candidates cleared UPSC 2019.
  • Ganesh Kumar from Tamil Nadu got the 7th rank.

Uttar Pradesh

Pratibha Verma, 3rd rank holder.

Kerela

  • 10 candidates in the top 100.
  • Jeydev CS - All-India Rank 7.

UPSC Success Rate State Wise

Over the years of UPSC CSE examination, there are various facts one must know corresponding to the performance of different states of India. The data shows that Rajasthan has gained highest IAS officers in the UPSC 2015 exam year.

UPSC Exam Year

State

State Wise IAS Officers

UPSC 2017

Bihar

12

UPSC 2017

Tamil Nadu

8

UPSC 2017

Karnataka

6

UPSC 2015

Jammu & Kashmir

3

UPSC 2015

Himachal Pradesh

1

UPSC 2015

Uttarakhand

4

UPSC 2015

Punjab

7

UPSC 2015.

Haryana

15

UPSC 2015.

Rajasthan

19

State Wise Selection in UPSC (2011-2015)

The UPSC exam recruits Group A and Group B positions in the Government of India by organizing the exam every year. The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most honored service out of 22 services.

State

No of selected IAS Officers during 2011-2015

Andhra Pradesh

61

Bihar

68

Delhi

49

Harayana

51

Karnataka

37

Kerala

54

Madhya Pradesh

17

Maharashtra

58

Rajasthan

97

Tamil Nadu

90

Uttar Pradesh

118

West Bengal

7

State Wise Selection in UPSC (2002-2012)

Given below is the table depicting state wise selection in UPSC from 2002 to 2012.

State/UT/Institute

No. of Candidates Interviewed

No. of Candidates Selected

Andhra Pradesh

3413

374

Assam

200

30

Bihar

3204

166

Chandigarh

751

37

Chhattisgarh

170

37

Delhi

11738

1498

Goa

2

1

Gujarat

665

122

Haryana

1541

148

Himachal Pradesh

371

32

IIT

3398

519

Jammu & Kashmir

312

57

Jharkhand

1181

81

JNU

3317

496

Karnataka

2411

513

Kerala

1203

196

Madhya Pradesh

2165

179

Maharashtra

5506

724

Manipur

49

8

Meghalaya

169

8

Nagaland

9

2

Odisha

450

41

Pondicherry

138

29

Punjab

2443

365

Rajasthan

6211

574

Sikkim

43

7

Tamil Nadu

5148

721

University of Delhi

6436

743

Uttar Pradesh

21984

998

Uttarakhand

1460

158

West Bengal

1035

137

Important Facts on State Wise Selection in UPSC

  • The maximum number of selected IAS candidates are from Delhi.
  • Institutions in Delhi, like DU (University of Delhi), India Insitute of Technology (IIT), and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), select the best candidates for UPSC.
  • The maximum number of candidates sent to the interview stage of UPSC is from the state of Uttar Pradesh because of its high population and increased number of interested candidates in becoming IAS officers.
  • UP holds the second position after Delhi in selecting the most IAS from the state.
  • Delhi occupies the first place despite having less population than other states. Most aspirants move to Delhi and prepare for UPSC civil services exam.

UPSC Result 2022 State Wise List

Below is the list of UPSC result 2022 state wise list, which consists of UPSC State-wise Results:

Year

State

Name

2021

Uttar Pradesh

Shruti Sharma

2020

Bihar

Shubham Kumar

2019

Haryana

Pradeep Singh

2018

Rajasthan

Kanishka Kataria

2017

Telangana

Anudeep Durishetty

2016

Karnataka

Nanini

2015

Delhi

Tina Dabi

 

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FAQs on State Wise Selection in UPSC 2022

  • Delhi has the most IAS officers despite having less population. As per the data of 2015, the highest number of IAS officials in India is from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states because these are the most populous states in India.

  • Every year, 180 IAS officers are appointed to the Indian Administrative Services through the UPSC examination. Only 180 candidates make it to the final merit list with lakhs of applications.

  • Shruti Sharma is the topper of the UPSC 2022 examination. She belongs to the state producing the highest number of IAS officers, which is Uttar Pradesh.

  • The lowest rank to get IAS is:

    • General - 79
    • EWS - 354
    • OBC - 323
    • SC - 510 
    • ST - 505
    • PwD category - 761. 

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