IAS Target

Shruti Sharma

Year : 2021

Rank : 1st

Topper Story - SHRUTI SHARMA Background
Union Public Service Commission has declared the 2021 final result on 30th May 2022, and Delhi's Shritu Sharma has secured the top position (AIR - 1). Shruti Sharma completed her graduation from St. Stephens College at Delhi University (DU); after graduation, she also completed her post-graduation from Delhi School of Economics at Delhi University (DU)
Shruti Sharma completed her primary schooling at Cambridge school and secondary education at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya in Delhi. This was Shruti's second attempt; in her first attempt, she failed to clear the interview by one mark. Shruti took her main exam in Hindi due to some issues with the medium of instruction.
Shriti Sharma has prepared Civil Services Exam (UPSC) at Jamia Milia Islamia Residential Coaching Academy (RCA). In UPSC - 2021, the merit list top three positions secured by women. Shruti Sharma originally belongs to the Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh and aims to join the UP cadre. She passed the UPSC exam with History as her optional subject. Ankita Agarwal 2nd position from West Bengal and Gamini Singla 3rd position from Chandigarh. It is for the first time in the UPSC history that the top 3 position secured by women.
Shruti Sharma message for UPSC aspirants that UPSC syllabus is very large and exhausting, and a proper strategy is required to clear this exam. As per Shruti, quality, not the number of hours put in, matters, and aspirants should keep their sources limited while studying. Instead of following topper blindly, aspirant should formulate their own strategy like make thier own notes and reading news paper, but aspirants should revise them also. Patience is the key to success in the UPSE exam.She used to focus on regular practice for better presentation and writing answers.
Shruti Sharma marks obtained in UPSC 2021:
Subjects
Marks
Essay (Paper - 1)
132
General Studies - I (Paper - 2)
79
General Studies - II (Paper - 3)
101
General Studies - III (Paper - 4)
89
General Studies - IV (Paper - 5)
84
Optional - I (History) (Paper - 6)
155
Optional - II (History) (Paper - 7)
138

WRITTEN TOTAL
778

PERSONALITY TEST
162

FINAL TOTAL
940



UPSC Recommended a total of 685 candidates for 2021; check the category wise candidates selection:
Category
Selected Candidates
General
244
OBCs
203
SCs
105
EWS
73
STs
60


Here is the list of UPSC 2021 Topper:
Rank
Name
Marks
1st
Shruti Sharma
1105
2nd
Ankita Agarwal
1050
3rd
Gamini Singla
1045
4th
Aishwarya Verma
1039
5th
Utkarsh Dwivedi
1036
6th
Yaksh Chaudhary
1033
7th
Samyak S. Jain

2 category got 1031
8th
Ishita Rathi

1030
9th
Preetam Kumar

1030
10th
Harkeerat Singh Randhawa

1026


A total of 10,93,984 candidates applied for UPSC - 2021. A total of 9214 candidates passed the prelims exam and qualified for UPSC written (mains) Examination, which was held in January 2022. Out of 9214 candidates, 1824 candidates qualified for the Personality Test of the examination.