For the third consecutive year, a girl Haritha V Kumar has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2012.
Ruchika Katyal hails from Rohtak in Haryana and has done her graduation from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) in New Delhi.
The top position in General, Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) have also been secured by women candidates.
Twenty seven-year-old Haritha, who hails from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram, is at presently working as a probationer of Indian Revenue Services.
Haritha V Kumar, from Thiruvananthapuram, has topped the exam while Sriram V of Ernakulum and Alby John Varghese of Moovattupuzha have bagged the second and fourth spots respectively.
The complete solved paper of the UPSC 2012 Prelims exam of the General Studies paper.
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