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Fact Check: Did the Economic times state false news reports on top 4 positions in the UPSC Exam?

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UPSE announced the Civil Service Examination Results on the 30th of May. The news was the highlights and headlines of many news reports.

With this, a claim went viral on social media, which states that girls bagged the top four positions in the UPSE Civil Service Examination.

Much Reputed media houses like The Economic Times and News18 too covered this report whose achieve links are provided.

Fact Check:

We searched the Keyframes and found that among the top 4 positions the AIR 4 (All Indian Rank) is eld by a man whose name is Aishwarya Verma, a student from Ujjain.

Times of India writes, “Ujjain’s Aishwarya Verma is UPSC topper among men.”

Conclusion:

DFRAC found that many news reports were considering Aishwarya Verma a women only by looking at the name and without any thorough investigation.

Claim Review:  girls bagged the top four positions in the UPSE Civil Service Examination.

Claimed by: The Economic Times and News.

Fact Check: misleading.

 

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