UPSC Topper 2022 - State Wise IAS Toppers List, Top 50, PDF Download

By Aarna Tiwari|Updated : November 23rd, 2022

UPSC Topper 2022 List was released recently by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on their official website. The topper for UPSC 2022 was Shruti Sharma. Female candidates held the top three positions in the UPSC topper list. In its topper list, the Commission declared that 685 had been recommended for appointment against the 749 vacancies mentioned in the notification.

The UPSC toppers have a massive following in India, as the exam is considered one of the most prestigious services. The IAS toppers are called for various talks and interviews and are asked to motivate aspiring candidates. The topics of this post will be the UPSC topper list along their career preparation journey, their strategy, and most significantly, what inspired them to sit for the IAS exam.

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UPSC Topper 2022

The UPSC Topper 2022 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.

UPSC topper Shruti Sharma prepared for the UPSC exam at Jamia Millia Islamia Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) in Delhi, along with her PG degree from the 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 UPSC 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 2022, 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 practice, applicants can also refer to Indian History Notes for UPSC to add value to your preparation.

IAS Toppers 2022: 2nd and 3rd AIR

The second name in the UPSC Topper List 2022 is Ankita Agarwal, followed by Gamini Singla. 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 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 that one should keep the sources limited, revising the basic NCERT Books for UPSC repeatedly. Controlling the limited sources helps to frame the right UPSC Preparation Strategy. She chose Political Science and International Relations as her Optional Subject and prepared them through the Political Science Books for UPSC and International Relations books for UPSC.

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 UPSC. Gamini Singla is 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 emphasized the current affairs' weightage in the exam. 

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Year Wise UPSC Topper List: 2017 to 2022

UPSC conducts the CSE exam every year to select eligible candidates for All India Services such as IAS, IPS, IFS, etc. Below we have compiled a list of the IAS Toppers (All India Rank 01) over the last 5 years:

Year

Name of the IAS Topper

Cadre Allocated

2021-22

Shruti Sharma

Not Allocated Yet

2020

Shubham Kumar

Bihar

2019

Pradeep Singh

Haryana

2018

Kanishak Kataria

Rajasthan

2017

Anudeep Durishetty

Telangana

UPSC Topper List 2022

In the UPSC Result, 685 candidates were recommended for the services against 749. The name of the top 50 UPSC toppers, along with their roll numbers and all India rank, are as follows:

UPSC Topper AIR 

Roll Number 

UPSC Topper 2022

1

803237

Shruti Sharma

2

611497

Ankita Agarwal

3

3524519

Gamini Singla

4

5401266

Aishwarya Verma

5

804881

Utkarsh Dwivedi

6

834409

Yaksh Chaudhary

7

886777

Samyak S Jain

8

801479

Ishita Rathi

9

1118762

Preetam Kumar

10

6301529

Harkeerat Singh Randhawa

11

839316

Shubhankar Pratyush Pathak

12

859275

Yasharth Shekhar

13

511100

Priyamvada Ashok Mhaddalkar

14

840534

Abhinav J Jain

15

7600782

C Yaswanthkumar Reddy

16

849748

Anshu Priya

17

6400929

Mehak Jain

18

6624586

Ravi Kumar Sihag

19

8500663

Diksha Joshi

20

854091

Arpit Chauhan

21

1903769

Dilip K Kainikkara

22

808356

Sunil Kumar Dhanwanta

23

304401

Ashish

24

5110593

Pusapati Sahitya

25

863045

Shruti Rajlakshmi

26

4121721

Utsav Anand

27

7914222

Saksham Goel

28

1009473

Mantri Mourya Bharadwaj

29

7102140

Bhavishya

30

502145

Naman Goyal

31

323860

Avinash V

32

6605885

Navandar Anay Nitin

33

3516855

Jaspinder Singh

34

6305384

Shashvat Sangwan

35

413129

Kartikeya Jaiswal

36

832383

Jasmine

37

1016184

V Sanjana Simha

38

859480

Ravi Kumar

39

6313181

Vishal Dhakad

40

854740

Kushal Jain

41

807878

Sonali Dev

42

5610120

Swathi Sree T

43

623772

Shubham Shukla

44

7808206

Anjali Shrotriya

45

4914110

Shradha Shukla

46

5604724

Ramya C S

47

3531209

Naman Kumar Singla

48

886823

Ayushi

49

1105645

Divyansh Singh

50

8101939

Abhijit Ray

UPSC Toppers Marks

The officials has also released the marks of UPSC toppers on the official website. Aspirants can download the UPSC Topper 2022 Marks PDF here. Candidates preparing for the upcoming exam can check the IAS topper marks to evaluate their performance and set a target for themselves.

Roll No 

UPSC Topper 2022 Name

Marks in UPSC Mains 

IAS Toppers Marks in UPSC Prelims

Total Marks

0803237

SHRUTI SHARMA

932

173

1105

0611497

ANKITA AGARWAL

871

179

1050

3524519

GAMINI SINGLA

858

187

1045

5401266

AISHWARYA VERMA

860

179

1039

0804881

UTKARSH DWIVEDI

871

165

1036

0834409

YAKSH CHAUDHARY

879

154

1033

0886777

SAMYAK S JAIN

838

193

1031

0801479

ISHITA RATHI

862

168

1030

1118762

PREETAM KUMAR

829

201

1030

6301529

HARKEERAT SINGH RANDHAWA

831

195

1026

0839316

SHUBHANKAR PRATYUSH PATHAK

832

193

1025

0859275

YASHARTH SHEKHAR

863

162

1025

0511100

PRIYAMVADA ASHOK MHADDALKAR

826

198

1024

0840534

ABHINAV J JAIN

860

164

1024

7600782

CYASWANTHKUMAR REDDY

836

187

1023

UPSC Topper List - PDF Download

UPSC released the UPSC Toppers List on 30 May 2022. Candidates can easily check Topper List and Ranks of the complete UPSC Topper List 2021 PDF here.

☛ UPSC Topper List PDF

UPSC Topper 2020

The IAS Topper for 2020 was Shubham Kumar. Hailing from the Katihar district of Bihar, Shubham pursued BTech 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 second UPSC Topper or the merit holders for 2020 UPSC was 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 focused 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 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.

Books Preferred by UPSC Toppers

Covering the entire syllabus along with the Optional Subject is a task in itself. At times, there are low phases, but one should overcome that. When one prepares for the exam, UPSC Books should be your best friend and confidante. Below we have compiled a list of the best preparation books preferred by UPSC Toppers for the Prelims and Mains examination:

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FAQs on UPSC Topper List

  • The Union Public Service Commission, on May 30 2022, declared the exam results. Shruti Sharma, a History graduate from St. Stephens, is the UPSC Topper as she secured All India Rank (AIR) 01.

  • Aishwarya Verma, who secured AIR 4 in the examination, is the UPSC topper among men candidates. Aishwarya Verma is from Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.

  • Shubham Kumar, a graduate of IIT Bombay, was the UPSC topper in the 2020 UPSC civil services exam. In his third attempt, Shubham Kumar topped the IAS exam.

  • The UPSC topper for the civil services examination for the year 2019 was Pradeep Singh, followed by Jatin Kishore with an AIR 2. Pratibha Verma was the top female candidate with an AIR 3.

  • In this post, we have provided a detailed UPSC topper list PDF. Candidates can find important information regarding the ranks, marks and roll number of toppers for the UPSC exam. Aspirants are advised to download the PDF file for their reference.

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