Civil Services Day 2022: Meet Past 5 Years' UPSC CSE Toppers & Know What They are Doing Now – News18

By: Education and Careers Desk
Trending Desk
Last Updated: April 21, 2022, 13:17 IST
New Delhi
Meet past five years' UPSC CSE toppers (Representational Image)
An entry gate to the Indian bureaucracy, the Civil Services Exams conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) are among the toughest exams in the country. Lakhs of aspirants toil day and night in hope of clearing the exams. Getting into the civil services is more than about securing just a job.
Many of the UPSC CSE aspirants leave their well-paying jobs to pursue their dream of getting into the bureaucratic system and becoming part of the policymaking of the country. If you also are an aspirant of the UPSC CSE, here’s a list of past years’ toppers you can draw inspiration from.
Read | National Civil Services Day 2022: How to Become Civil Servant in India
Shubham Kumar, a resident of Bihar’s Katihar district topped the UPSC CSE examinations 2020. An engineering graduate from IIT Bombay, Shubham had previously cleared the UPSC CSE Examination with a rank of 290 in 2019 but decided to give one more attempt. Shubham was allotted home cadre of Bihar in the Indian Administrative Services.
Haryana’s Pradeep Singh had secured the first rank in UPSC CSE 2019 examination. A resident of the Sonipat district, Pradeep was already undergoing probation at the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) when the results were announced. He cleared the exam in his UPSC CSE exam on his fourth attempt and is currently posed in the Indian Administrative Services in his home cadre Haryana
Read | UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2022 for 253 Post: Know Eligibility, Exam Pattern, How to Apply
Kanishk Kataria secured the first rank in UPSC CSE 2018 in his very first attempt. Hailing from a family of civil servants, Kanishk was previously working as a software engineer in Samsung but left his well-paying job to take up the UPSC CSE. He is currently posted as SDO in Rajasthan’s Mount Abu.

Hyderabad’s Anudeep Durishetty topped the Civil Services Exam 2017. He secured the first rank in UPSC CSE in his fourth attempt and was already serving as an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer. Anudeep opted for IAS and is currently posted as District Collector, Bhadradri Kothagudem in Telangana.
Karnataka’s Nandini K R secured the first rank in the civil services examination in 2016. Nandini who hails from the Kolkar district cracked the exam in her fourth attempt and was already serving as an India Revenue Service officer. She opted for IAS and was awarded home cadre. Nandini is currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Ballari Zila Parishad.
Read all the Latest News , Breaking News and IPL 2022 Live Updates here.
About the Author
A team of reporters, writers and editors brings you news, analyses and information on college and school admissions, board and competitive exams, careRead More
Follow us on
Download News18 App


Leave a Comment