Malick Asghar Hashmi/New Delhi
Going by the fact that only 19 Muslim names figure in the list of 685 candidates who were declared successful in the Civil Services 2021 test, the result of which was declared by the Union Public Service Commission on Monday, this is probably the most dismal performance by the community in 12 years.
Shruti Sharma has topped the examination.
Coming to Muslim representation in the civil services, none of the 19 selected persons figure in the top 100 names of the list.
Ariba Noman with 109th rank has given the best performance among Muslims.
A total of 68 Muslims had appeared for the personal interview after clearing the Civil Services Main Examination 2021. The interviews were held from April 5 to May 25, 2022.
List of Muslims in the list o Civil Services 2021 released by UPSC:
1) Ariba Noman (Rank 109), 2) Mohammad Subur Khan (Rank 125), 3) Syed Mustafa Hashem (Rank 162), 4) Afnan Abdu Samad (Rank 274), 5) Arshad Mohammed (Rank 276), 6) Mohammad Saqib Alam (Rank 279), 7) Asrar Ahmed Kichloo (Rank 287), 8) Mohammad Abdul Ravoof Shaik (Rank 309), 9) Nazish Umar Ansari (Rank 344), 10) Faisal Khan (Rank 364), 11) Mohammad Kamaruddin Khan (Rank 414), 12) Mohammad Shabbir (Rank 419), 13) Faisal Raza (Rank 441), 14) Masoom Raja Khan (Rank 457), 15) Asif A (Rank 464), 16) Sheikh Mohammed Zaib Zakir (Rank 496), 17) Mohammad Siddiq Sharif (Rank 516), 18) Mohammad Shaukat Azim (Rank 545) and 19) Anwar Hussain (Rank 600).
Last year, 31 Muslim candidates cleared the Civil Services Examination (CSE). In 2020, UPSC recommended 761 candidates for the top CS posts.
-In 2019, 42 Muslims passed the exam
In 2018, 27 Muslims made it to the final result.
The performance of Muslims In 2016 and 2017 was the best. While in 2016, 52 Muslims were on the list of successful candidates the next year their number was 50.
In 2015 out of 1,078 candidates recommended by UPSC, 34 were Muslims
In 2014, there were 38 Muslims on the list of 1,236 candidates.
In 2013, a total of 34 Muslims had passed the exam, while in 2012, 30 Muslims were among the successful candidates, four of them in the top 100.
- In 2012, 30 Muslims were among the successful candidates, and in 2011, 31 Muslims were among the 920 selected for the civil services.
In 2010, out of 875 successful candidates, 21 were Muslims. Dr. Shah Faesal of Kashmir topped the national-level examination.
In 2009, there were 31 Muslims on the list of 791 successful candidates.