UPSC Toppers [2017 to 2022]
Every year, UPSC conducts the CSE exam to select eligible candidates for All India Services such as IAS, IPS, IFS, etc. Below we have compiled a list of the IAS Toppers (Rank 01) over the last 5 years.
Name of the IAS Topper
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UPSC Topper 2021
The UPSC Topper 2021 is Shruti Sharma. Hailing from the district of Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh, Shruti Sharma, who secured the All India Rank 01, completed her schooling in New Delhi. She graduated from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, bagging an undergraduate degree in History. Following this, she joined the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University for her Master’s in Sociology but left that mid-way to pursue her dreams of becoming an IAS officer.
- Shruti Sharma prepared for the UPSC Exam at Jamia Millia Islamia Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) in Delhi, along with her PG degree from Delhi School of Economics at Delhi University.
- UPSC Topper, Shruti Sharma, elated with success gives credit for her achievement to her family and folks and looks forward to joining the IAS.
- As per the IAS Toppers Marks released by UPSC, she had scored 173 marks in UPSC Prelims and 932 in UPSC Mains making a total of 1105 marks in IAS Exam.
UPSC Topper 2021, Shruti had History as her optional subject. Applicants who also plan to opt for History optional can download the History Syllabus for UPSC. Go through the expert-recommended History Books for UPSC and select the ones ideal for your preparation. To add value to your preparation, applicants can also refer to Indian History Notes for UPSC
IAS Topper 2021
The second name in the UPSC Result 2021 Topper List is Ankita Agarwal, followed by Gamini SInghla.
Ankita Agarwal, who hails from Kolkata was very sure of her attempt at the UPSC. She had no grey areas in her career plans. This was her second attempt at the UPSC Exam. Ankita Agarwal is herself a 2018 batch IRS Officer undergoing training. During her recent interviews, she highlighted the fact that the UPSC Exam is a test of perseverance and dedication. She focussed on the parts that one should keep the sources limited, revising the basic NCERT Books for UPSC and the UPSC Books again and again. Keeping the sources limited helps a lot in framing the right UPSC Preparation Strategy. For her Optional Subject, she chose Political Science and International Relations and prepared them through the Political Science Books for UPSC and International Relations books for UPSC.
- See the complete Political Science And International Relations UPSC Syllabus here.
- Read about the IRS Exam
Gamini SInghla, a B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering from Punjab Engineering College (PEC) Chandigarh secured All India Rank 3 in the UPSC Topper 2021 List declared by the UPSC. She is just 23 years old. It was Gamini’s second attempt at the UPSC Exam. She relied on self-study and did not take any coaching for her preparation. During the recent interview, she emphasizes the weightage of Current Affairs in the UPSC Exam.
- Also read, How to Prepare for UPSC Exam Without Coaching.
UPSC Result 2021 Topper List
In the UPSC Result 2021, 685 candidates were recommended for the services against the 749 UPSC Notification of 2021. The name of the top 50 successful candidates, along with their roll numbers in the UPSC Result 2021 are:
UPSC Topper AIR
UPSC Topper 2021
Samyak S Jain
Harkeerat Singh Randhawa
Shubhankar Pratyush Pathak
Priyamvada Ashok Mhaddalkar
Abhinav J Jain
C Yaswanthkumar Reddy
Ravi Kumar Sihag
Dilip K Kainikkara
Sunil Kumar Dhanwanta
Mantri Mourya Bharadwaj
Navandar Anay Nitin
V Sanjana Simha
Swathi Sree T
Ramya C S
Naman Kumar Singla
UPSC Toppers Marks
UPSC has also released the marks of recommended candidates in UPSC CSE 2021 on the official website. Candidates preparing for the upcoming UPSC Exam can check the IAS Toppers Marks to evaluate their performance and set a target for themselves. You can download the UPSC Toppers 2021 Marks PDF
UPSC Topper 2021 Name
Marks in UPSC Mains
IAS Toppers Marks in UPSC Prelims
SAMYAK S JAIN
HARKEERAT SINGH RANDHAWA
SHUBHANKAR PRATYUSH PATHAK
PRIYAMVADA ASHOK MHADDALKAR
ABHINAV J JAIN
UPSC Result 2021 Topper List PDF
UPSC released the UPSC Toppers List 2021 on 30 May 2022. Check the UPSC Final Result 2021 has been Released Now! Check Topper List and Ranks Check the complete UPSC Result 2021 Topper List PDF here.
UPSC Topper 2020
The IAS Topper for 2020 was Shubham Kumar. Hailing from the Katihar district of Bihar, Shubham pursued B.Tech in civil engineering from IIT-Bombay. This was his third attempt at the UPSC Exam and he was undergoing training for IDAS when the UPSC Result 2020 was announced. He chose Anthropology as an optional subject for his UPSC Mains and referred to the UPSC Anthropology Syllabus and Anthropology Books for UPSC to cover his Optional Subject for UPSC. Shubham Kumar wants to focus on poverty alleviation and the development of villages and their people in his role as an IAS officer.
The IAS Toppers or the merit holders for 2020 UPSC were Jagriti Awasthi, followed by Ankita Jain Tyagi. Hailing from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Jagriti left her job at BHEL, a Navratna Company, to pursue her dream of becoming an IAS Officer. She completed her graduation in BE Electricals from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology. She focussed more on self-study. Ankita Jain Tyagi, the AIR 3 of the UPSC Topper 2020 is a resident of Agra. She prepared for the UPSC Exam along with her sister Vaishali Jain had secured rank 21 in the UPSC CSE Exam 2020. She married Abhinav Tyagi, an IPS officer. Ankita focuses on the fact that it is crucial for the exam that one is familiar with the UPSC Syllabus and has the basics clear.
UPSC Books Preferred by IAS Toppers
Covering the entire UPSC Syllabus along with the Optional Subject in the UPSC syllabus is a task in itself. At times, there are low phases, but one should overcome that. When one prepares for the UPSC Exam, books should be your best friend and confidante.
Below we have compiled a list of the best UPSC Preparation Books essential for the UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains examination.
- CSAT Books for UPSC
- Geography Books for UPSC
- Polity Books for UPSC
- Economics Books for UPSC
- Sociology Books for UPSC
- Psychology Books for UPSC
- Philosophy Books for UPSC
- Maths Books for UPSC
- Hindi Literature Books for UPSC
- Public Administration Books for UPSC
- Botany Books for UPSC
- Tamil Literature Books for UPSC
- Kannada Literature Books for UPSC
- Gujarati Literature Books for UPSC
- English Literature Optional Books for UPSC
- Physics Optional Books for UPSC
- Chemistry Books for UPSC
- Sindhi Literature Books for UPSC
- Statistics Books for UPSC
- Geology Books for UPSC
- Commerce and Accounting Books for UPSC
- Electrical Engineering Books for UPSC
- Agriculture Books for UPSC
- Law Optional Books for UPSC
- Urdu Optional Books for UPSC
- Punjabi Literature Books for UPSC
- Sanskrit Optional Books for UPSC
UPSC Notes are essential for the preparation for UPSC Exam, both for UPSC Prelims and Mains. Here is a list of UPSC Notes, that may prove beneficial during the UPSC Preparation. Once done with the UPSC Notes, candidates should refer to the UPSC Previous Year Questions Papers to practice the same. The list of the UPSC Notes
will be updated from time to time.
Important UPSC Notes