Optional Subjects of IAS Toppers, Their Home State and Service Opted

List of UPSC Civil Services Exam toppers with information like IAS toppers optional subject, home state, and service opted.

Optional Subject of IAS Exam Toppers

YearTopper (1st Rank)Home StateIAS Toppers Optional PaperService opted for by Topper
2015Ira SinghalDelhiGeographyIAS
2014Gaurav AgrawalRajasthanEconomicsIAS
2013Haritha V KumarKeralaEconomics and Malayalam LiteratureIAS
2012Shena AggarwalHaryanaPsychologyIAS
2011S DivyadharsiniTamil NaduPublic administration and LawIAS
2010Shah FaesalJammu and KashmirPublic Administration, Literature of Urdu LanguageIAS
2009Shubhra SaxenaUttar PradeshPsychology and Public AdministrationIAS
2008Adapa KarthikTelanganaZoology and PsychologyIAS
2007Mutyalaraju RevuAndhra PradeshElectrical Engineering and MathematicsIAS
2006Mona PruthiHaryanaEnglish Literature and SociologyIAS
2005S NagarajanTamil NaduGeography and SociologyIAS
2004Roopa MishraOrissaPsychology and Public AdministrationIAS
2003Ankur GargPunjabPhysics and ChemistryIAS
2002Alok Ranjan JhaBiharGeographyIFS
2001Vijaylakshmi BidariKarnatakaKannada literatureIAS
2000Sorabh BabuUttar PradeshMathematics and Mechanical EngineeringIAS
1999Bhawna GargPunjabMaths and ChemistryIAS
1998Devesh KumarBiharChemistry and GeographyIAS
1997Sunil Kumar BarnwalJharkhandPhysics and MathematicsIAS
1996Iqbal DhaliwalTamil NaduGeneral Studies and Public AdministrationIAS
1995Srivatsa KrishnaKarnatakaPublic Administration and PsychologyIAS
1991Raju Narayana SwamyKeralaMedicine and Malayalam literatureIAS
1990Lakshmi NarayanaAndhra PradeshIPS
1989Shashi Prakash GoyalUttar PradeshIAS
1973Nirupama RaoKeralaIFS
1972Duvvuri SubbaraoAndhra PradeshIAS

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  1. This information us realy godd n informative..
    I wanted my daughter to go for IAS….
    She us in X standered now…. Plz suggest how do I get information… That I could train her mind from now itself….

    With regard

  2. Agr ap apni daughter ko ek IAS lfficer bnana chahte h to achhi bt h pr isse jyda jruri h ki apki daughter kya chahti h unka goal kya h, agr unka goal IAS h to science and social studies pr dhyaan de to jyda benefit hoga…..

  3. Agr ap apni daughter ko ek IAS lfficer bnana chahte h to achhi bt h pr isse jyda jruri h ki apki daughter kya chahti h unka goal kya h, agr unka goal IAS h to science and social studies pr dhyaan de to jyda benefit hoga…

  4. I want to become an IAS officer and i am in graduation 2nd part,with Economics honours.What should i do to achieve my goal earlier and easily.Which subject i must chose as my main subject i upsc.pls suggest me some beneficial tips.

  5. I see tht many of these ppl hav opted two optional subjects as per I knw only 1 optional subject is needed pls explain


  7. My dream is only to become an IAS officer. I have completed my graduation i.e. from B.Sc. (ZBC) with 1st division in previous year. Now I want to focus on my dream but I don’t have enough money to do coaching so please sir suggest me how I can prepare this exam by own self . please give me some guidance..

  8. I desire to be an IAS officer
    I continue my graduation in zoology honours.
    so plz suggest me how should I prepare will be beneficial

  9. I m student of MCA [master of computer application] so cn I fillias form…
    which optioal subjecti would to be selected..

  10. sorry, the optional subjects given for raju narayana swamy is not correct, his optional was mathematics and physics

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