Home/ News / India/  UPSC result 2023: Same name, roll number, and rank, but two candidates

The result of one of the toughest and coveted exams to select civil servants in India was announced on _ day. This year's result came as a shocker for two UPSC candidates from Madhya Pradesh, who have the same first name and same role number. Moreover, the two ladies secured the same rank in the UPSC Civil Services exam in 2023.

The two candidates from Madhya Pradesh, 23-year-old Ayasha Fatima from Dewas district and 26-year-old Ayasha Makrani from Alirajpur district secured 184th rank in the civil services exam, reported NDTV. The exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit bureaucrats for various government departments.

The two women produced similar admit cards with the same roll number to prove their claims. The two candidates have also filed their complaints with local police and the UPSC, to seek notification.

A confused and stressed Ayasha Makrani said that she studied hard for two years, and will not let anyone else take her right. She also demanded justice from the UPSC and the government, reported NDTV.

Similarly, Ayasha Fatima was shocked after knowing that another candidate scored the same rank and had the same roll number as hers. She said that she will ensure no such fraud in the future, and will do whatever is required further to resolve the issue, reported NDTV.

A careful look at the admit cards of the two candidates shows that Ayasha Markani's admit card has some more discrepancies. For example, the date of the personality test was mentioned as April 25, 2023, and the day as Thursday, but according to the calendar, the said date fell on Tuesday. The day mentioned in Ayasha Fatima's admit card was Tuesday.

In addition to this, a clear watermark was visible on Ayasha Fatima's admit card but Ayasha Markani's admit card was more of plain paper with just a printout.

The necessary corrections in the case have been made, and Ayasha Fatima has been announced as the correct candidate, a UPSC official told NDTV. A detailed investigation into the matter has been initiated to avoid such errors in the future.

It is worth noting that the civil service exam is considered one of the toughest exams in India. Its difficulty level becomes a topic of discussion not only in India but also across the world. It consists of three stages, a preliminary test, a main exam, and a personality test.

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Updated: 27 May 2023, 09:08 AM IST
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