IAS Topper List with Marks Year Wise from 2013 to 2022 – Highest Marks in UPSC, Toppers Marksheet

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: November 14th, 2023

IAS Topper List: Candidates preparing for the upcoming UPSC Exam must go through the IAS Topper List with Marks as it will provide a target and will help you plan accordingly. Aspiring candidates put in their best effort to become successful IAS, IFS, or IPS officers, and the IAS topper list with marks helps candidates learn about the best strategies to prepare for the most challenging exam, books they should refer to, and optional subjects that will enable them to score better.

The UPSC exam requires rigorous practice and continued determination. Attaining the highest marks in UPSC is only possible by appropriately planning and implementing the strategy of previous years’ toppers. Therefore, knowing the UPSC Toppers Marks is additional help for a better strategy. Here we will be mentioning a list of UPSC Toppers year-wise, the highest marks in UPSC ever, and the topper’s mark sheet.

Who scored the Highest Marks in UPSC Ever?

Anudeep Durishetty scored the highest marks ever in UPSC. In 2017, Anudeep secured AIR 1 by scoring 1126 out of 2025 in his 5th attempt. Anudeep secured 950 marks in the Mains exam and scored 176 in the personality test. In terms of percentage, he secured 55.60 percent. Anudeep was already working as an IRS officer, but he didn’t give up his dream of becoming an IAS.

IAS Topper List with Marks PDF

Ishita Kishore is declared as the present UPSC Topper 2022-23. Candidates can take a look at the previous year’s toppers in order to get an idea about their preparation strategy, optional subject, and marks they scored on each paper. Below we have mentioned the aspirants who scored the highest marks in UPSC in the last few years.

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IAS Topper List with Marks

The key to becoming an IAS topper is having a proper assessment of the UPSC syllabus and the IAS exam pattern, along with studying according to the format of the exam. Below is the UPSC Toppers List Year Wise from 2014 to 2022, along with the marks obtained in Mains and interview rounds.

IAS Topper List With Marks
Year IAS Topper (Marks in Mains + Interview)
IAS Topper 2014 Ira Singhal 1082
IAS Topper 2015 Tina Dabi 1063
IAS Topper 2016 Nandini KR 1120
IAS Topper 2017 Anudeep Durishetty 1126
IAS Topper 2018 Kanishak Kataria 1121
IAS Topper 2019 Pradeep Singh 1072
IAS Topper 2020 Shubham Kumar 1072
IAS Topper 2021 Shruti Sharma 1105
IAS Topper 2022 Ishita Kishore 1094

UPSC Topper Marks 2022

UPSC Result 2022 was declared on 23rd May 2023, and Ishita Kishore topped the exam. Ishita has secured AIR 1, followed by Garima Lohia, Uma Harathi N, and Smriti Mishra in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place respectively. Ishita is an economics graduate, and she has completed her graduation from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University. Ishita has been a very active sportsperson, and she cracked the exam in her 3rd attempt.

UPSC Topper List Written Marks Interview Marks UPSC Topper Marks 2022
Ishita Kishore 901 193 1094
Garima Lohia 876 187 1063
Uma Harathi N 873 187 1060
Smriti Mishra 882 173 1055
Mayur Hazarika 861 193 1054
Gahana Navya James 861 193 1054
Waseem Ahmad Bhat 871 182 1053
Aniruddh Yadav 856 195 1051
Kanika Goyal 865 180 1045
Rahul Srivastava 863 180 1043

UPSC Topper 2021

UPSC declared the result for 2021 on the official website, and the UPSC Topper 2021 is Shruti Sharma, who scored 54.57%. She secured a total of 1105 marks and got the 1st rank. There is a big difference between the 1st and 2nd toppers of 2021.  The UPSC Topper 2021, Shruti Sharma is a resident of the Bijnor District, and she cleared the exam on her second attempt. Shruti opted for History as her optional subject as she has done her bachelor’s in history and master’s in Modern History.

UPSC Topper 2021 with Marks

Ankita Agarwal was the 2nd UPSC Topper 2021 and she cleared IAS on her 3rd attempt. Ankita scored more marks on the personality test than Shruti Sharma. She obtained AIR 236 in 2019 and was training with Indian Revenue Services Customs and Indirect Taxes at Faridabad when the results were declared.

IAS Toppers 2021: 2nd and 3rd AIR

The second name in the UPSC Topper List is Ankita Agarwal, followed by Gamini Singla. Ankita Agarwal, who hails from Kolkata, was very sure of her attempt at the UPSC. This was her second attempt at the CSE exam. Ankita Agarwal is a 2018 batch IRS Officer undergoing training.

During her recent interviews, she highlighted that the UPSC exam tests perseverance and dedication. She focused on the parts where one should keep the sources limited, revising the basic NCERT Books for UPSC repeatedly. Limiting the sources helps to frame the right preparation strategy. She chose Political Science and International Relations as her Optional Subject.

Gamini Singla, a BTech in Computer Science Engineering from Punjab Engineering College (PEC) Chandigarh, secured All India Rank 3 in the UPSC topper list declared by the Commission. Gamini Singla is 23 years old. It was Gamini’s second attempt at the exam. She relied on self-study and did not take any coaching for her UPSC preparation.

UPSC 2021 Rank List with Marks

The topper of UPSC 2021 was Shruti Sharma who scored an overall score of 1105. Given are the other two toppers of the 2021 UPSC exam, along with their highest marks.

UPSC 2021 Topper List With Marks
UPSC Rank UPSC Topper UPSC Highest Marks (out of 2025)
All India Rank -1 Shruti Sharma 1105
All India Rank -2 Ankita Agarwal 1050
All India Rank -3 Gamini Singla 1045

UPSC 2020 – Toppers and Marks

Below we have provided the UPSC 2020 toppers list with their UPSC ranks and overall marks obtained by them. The IAS toppers 2020 were arts graduates, engineers, doctors, teachers, and more from different fields.

UPSC 2020 Topper List With Marks
UPSC Rank UPSC Topper UPSC Highest Marks (out of 2025)
All India Rank -1 Shubham Kumar 1054
All India Rank -2 Jagruti Awasthi 1052
All India Rank -3 Ankita Jain 1051

UPSC 2019 Rank List with Marks

Pradeep Singh was the topper of UPSC 2019. Take a look at the table to find out the marks scored by Pradeep Singh, and AIR-2 and AIR-3 holders in the UPSC Exam 2019.

UPSC 2019 Topper List With Marks
UPSC Rank UPSC Topper UPSC Highest Marks (out of 2025)
All India Rank -1 Pradeep Singh (1072, 52.94%)
All India Rank -2 Jatin Kishore (1063, 52.49%)
All India Rank -3 Pratibha Verma (1062, 52.44%)

UPSC 2018 Rank List with Marks

Kanishak Kataria was the topper of the CSE 2018, and he scored the highest marks in an optional paper i.e. 191. Have a look at the UPSC 2018 rank list with marks of topper for the respective year.

IAS Topper List With Marks
UPSC Rank Topper UPSC Toppers Marks (out of 2025)
All India Rank – 1 Kanishak Kataria (Final Total – 1121, 55.36%)
All India Rank – 2 Akshat Jain (Final Total – 1080, 53.33%)
All India Rank -3 Junaid Ahmed (Final Total – 1077, 53.18%)

UPSC Topper Marksheet

Every year UPSC Marksheet is released on the official website after the completion of all three stages of CSE i.e. UPSC Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Results and UPSC cut-off are also released with the mark sheet. Candidates preparing for the UPSC CSE can take a look at the UPSC topper mark sheet to know how much the topper has scored in different subjects. It allows them to set a target, and continue their preparation accordingly. Aspirants can take a look at the UPSC Topper Marksheet for the years 2021, 2020, and 2019 from the PDF links mentioned below.

UPSC Toppers List Year Wise with Marks

Mentioned are the UPSC toppers list year-wise. Look at the comprehensive table for the IAS topper list with marks and the optional subjects they picked from 2013 to 2019. The highest mark in UPSC optional ever is 191, scored by Kanishak Kataria in the 2018 UPSC exam.

Year UPSC Toppers Name, Rank Optional Mains PT Final Total
GS1 GS2 GS3 GS4 Essay Opt1 Opt2
2013 Gaurav Agarwal, 1 Economics 85 63 88 102 135 134 162 206 975
2014 Renu Raj, 2 Malayalam Lit. 103 92 82 114 148 147 172 198 1056
2014 Ira Singhal, 1 Geography 103 122 95 130 160 168 137 162 1082
2015 Tina Dabi, 1 Political Science 119 84 111 110 145 128 171 195 1063
2015 Athar Aamir Ul Shafi Khan, 2 Philosophy 125 89 118 88 147 134 124 193 1018
2015 Jasmeet Singh Sandhu, 3 Punjabi Lit. 120 100 111 109 139 120 125 190 1014
2015 Artika Shukla, 4 Medical Science 88 96 112 106 139 144 142 173 1000
2015 Shashank Tripathi, 5 Sanskrit 113 83 108 103 130 150 137 172 996
2016 Saumya Pandey, 4 Geography 103 108 112 124 150 156 158 184 1095
2016 Abhilash Mishra, 5 Public Administration 93 82 80 103 106 110 139 193 901
2016 Nandini KR, 1 Kannada Lit. 131 103 116 104 142 164 167 193 1120
2017 Anudeep Durishetty, 1 Anthropology 123 123 136 95 155 171 147 176 1126
2018 Kanishak Kataria, 1 Mathematics 98 117 117 116 133 170 191 179 1121
2019 Pradeep Singh, 1 Public Administration 108 115 101 157 140 148 145 158 1072
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