The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) declared results of the Bhutan Civil Service Examination (BCSE) yesterday and this year two women are in the toppers list.
From a total of over 2,800 university graduates who sat for the Preliminary exam, just over 1,238 bachelors’ degree graduates appeared for the civil service examination and this year more than 700 has secured 50 percent and above.
Yeshey Choden, who was a teacher for the last 13 years, topped the generalcategoryofthe Royal Civil Service Examination this year by securing 68.48 % .She has graduated from the Royal Thimphu College with Environmental studies and English.
Scoring 76.38 %, Thubten Zepa Thegchog topped the dzongkha category. He graduated from the Ngajur Nyingma Institute in Mysore, India.
In the technical category, Tashi Gyalmo topped the list by scoring 75.07 %. He graduated from Dr Y.S.R horticultural University in Andhra Pradesh, India.
This year the number of vacancies in the civil service has decreased by 27 seats as the RCSE has announced vacancies for 436 seats in the civil service this year.
This year about 12 architecture graduates, 39 MBBS graduates, 10 nursing graduates have also appeared civil service examination and rest were from the general and dzongkhag category.