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The Union Public Service Commission has made public the marks obtained by candidates that appeared this year in civil service examination. The website of the commission www.upsc.gov.in shows the marks of both successful candidates and even those candidates who could not make it. The commission had declared results on 4th July where 1,236 candidates were selected for the various posts. The civil services examination is conducted annually in three stages--preliminary, main and interview--to select candidates for the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others. The civil services preliminary examination was conducted on August 24 last year at 2,137 venues in 59 centres across the country where 9.45 lakh candidates had applied for it and 4.51 lakh appeared for the examination. Out of these 16,933 were declared qualified for the main examination. The main examination was held in December last year and, out of the 16,933 candidates, 16,286 appeared for it. The result of the civil services main examination was declared on March 13, this year. 3,308 candidates were qualified for the personality test or interview. A total number of 1,236 candidates, including 590 in General category, 354 belonging to Other Backward Class, 194 from Scheduled Caste and 98 from Scheduled Tribe, have been recommended for appointment to various central government services on the basis of the final results. The topper of civil services examination has got about 53 percent, Ira Singhal, a physically handicapped Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) officer from Delhi who topped the 2014 exam, got a total of 1,082 marks (53.43 per cent) out of a total of 2,025--comprising 1,750 of main and 275 of interview. Second rank achiever Renu Raj, a doctor from Kerala, got 1,056 marks (52.14 per cent) and third-rank holder Nidhi Gupta got 1,025 marks (50.61 per cent), according to their marks sheet. (With Input from PTI )