Famous for: Shubham Kumar is the topper of IAS exam, 2020. Result for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2020 has been published on 24e Sep 2021.
Profession: A civil engineer, defense accountant and now an IAS officer
Work experience and educational qualification: Shubham had started preparing for Civil Services after completing his B. Tech. He couldn’t crack it in 2018. In 2019, he had achieved 268 All India Rank and was assigned the Indian Defense Accounts Service and undergoing training.
Shubham has been educated from his village school, Vidya Niketan, Purnia and Chinmaya School, Bokaro.
Expertise in: Education
Date of birth:
Age: 23 years
Name and profession of parents: His father, Devanand Singh, works as a manager at Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank, Purnia. His mother, Punam Devi, is a housewife.
Caste: Kushwaha, Kuri caste
Interesting facts, controversies and news:
- Shubham Kumar is only the third candidate from Bihar to take the third place in the IAS exam. Before him, Amir Shubhani in 1987 and Alok Jha in 2000 accomplished this feat.
- Shubham Kumar has been preparing for Civil Services since 2018.
- On his third attempt he had become IAS topper.
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