UPSC 2013: List of Toppers

2013 IAS topper list

The UPSC civil services exam is attempted by lakhs of people in the country in the hope of getting into the coveted Indian civil services. A career in the services is considered a deeply satisfying and challenging one and many civil servants have gone onto become harbingers of positive change for the nation. It is always interesting and motivating to read the stories of the top rankers of the UPSC CSE. One can also get insights into their IAS preparation strategies and plans that helped them achieve such stupendous success in what is considered the toughest competitive exam in the country. This article lists the names of the toppers of the 2013 UPSC civil services along with their optional subjects.

The top rank (AIR 1) went to Gaurav Agrawal, a native of Jaipur, whose academic credentials speak for themselves. He is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Lucknow (where he bagged a Gold Medal). He achieved the first rank and chose the IAS in his second attempt. His first attempt had earned him a place in the IPS. Second-rank holder Munish Sharma hails from Delhi and studied management at the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management at Delhi. The third rank was bagged by Rachit Raj, who is a B.Tech graduate in Biotechnology and is a native of Jharkhand.

Among the top 25 rank-holders, only one went for the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) while the rest preferred and were allotted the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).

 

Rank

Name

Optional Subject

Service Opted

1

Gaurav Agrawal

Economics

IAS

2

Munish Sharma

Law

IAS

3

Rachit Raj

Zoology

IAS

4

Akshay Tripathi

Mechanical Engineering

IAS

5

Bharti Dixit

Medical Science

IAS

6

Sakshi Sawhney

Law

IAS

7

Chanchal Rana

Geography

IAS

8

Johny Tom Varghese

Sociology

IAS

9

Divyanshu Jha

Physics

IAS

10

Medha Roopam

Psychology

IAS

11

Shubham Chaudhary

Economics

IAS

12

Neha jain

Sociology

IAS

13

Avi Prasad

Law

IAS

14

Vipin Vithoba Itankar

Medical Science

IAS

15

Ashish Vashishth

Civil Engineering

IAS

16

Chinmayee Gopal

Economics

IAS

17

Faiz Aq Ahmed Mumtaz

History

IAS

18

Roman Saini

Medical Science

IAS

19

Komal Mittal

Commerce & Accountancy

IAS

20

Saket Malviya

Economics

IAS

21

Prashasti Pareek

Geography

IAS

22

Sheetla Patle

Philosophy

IAS

23

Prabhav Joshi

Psychology

IAS

24

Neha Yadav

Sociology

IFS

25

Gurudatta Hegde

Kannada Literature

IAS

 

You can also check out the toppers list of 2014 UPSC by clicking on the link below:

UPSC 2014: List of Toppers

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