IAS Shubham Kumar Biography Marksheet, Current Posting 2024

IAS Shubham Kumar – The final results of the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2020 were released by the Union Public Service Commission on 28 September 2021. A total of 761 candidates were successful in this examination, which includes 545 male and 216 female candidates. In the final merit list, Bihar state’s Shubham Kumar got first rank, Madhya Pradesh’s Jagrati Awasthi got second rank, Maharashtra’s Ankita Jain got third rank, Jharkhand’s Yash Jaluka got fourth rank and Haryana Mamta Yadav got 5th position. 3 candidates from Bihar state appeared in the top 10 list.

In this post, along with the Biography of Shubham Kumar, who got first place in the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2020, information related to his age, caste, qualification, marks, mark sheet, current posting, and cadre has been shared.

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IAS Shubham Kumar Biography

In the table below, information about UPSC Topper 2021 Shubham Kumar’s rank, family, UPSC Strategy, Qualification, caste, category, and optional subject has been shared.

IAS Shubham Kumar Biography
Full NameShubham Kumar
Birth Year14 Feb, 1997
Home TownKatihar, Bihar
Father’s NameDevanand Singh (Bank Manager)
Mother’s NamePoonam Devi
Age26 Years
Exam QualifiedUPSC IAS 2020
Rank in UPSC CSE 2020First
Post 1st PreferenceIndian Administrative Service (IAS)
Roll Number1519294
Total Marks1054
Medium of ExamEnglish
Cadre 1st PreferenceBihar Cadre
Current PostingTraining at LBSNA
Total Number of Attempts
  • Three Attempts
  • 2nd Attempt – 290th Rank
Optional SubjectAnthropology
School Education
  • Vidya Vihar Residential School, Bihar (10th)
  • Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Jharkhand (12th)
Educational QualificationB.Tech (Civil Engineering)
CollegeIIT Bombay
Marital StatusUn-Married
CategoryOther Backward Class (OBC)

IAS Shubham Kumar

Shubham Kumar IAS was born in Kumheri village of Katihar district of Bihar state. His father’s name is Devanand Singh, who is working as a branch manager in a bank. Shubham Kumar’s mother’s name is Poonam Devi, who is a housewife. Shubham Kumar’s elder sister is a scientist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

IAS Shubham Kumar Strategy

Shubham Kumar had also worked as a researcher in the United States of America for 2 years before starting his preparation for the UPSC exam. Shubham Kumar IAS did not join any coaching institute for the preparation for the UPSC exam. Through standard and NCERT books, he prepared for the exam through self-study. While preparing for the preliminary exam, he used to study for 7 to 8 hours a day, while for the mains he studied for 8 to 10 hours a day.

In his first attempt, he did not get success. Continuing his preparation, he re-attempted the UPSC exam once again and secured All India 290th rank on his second attempt. He was selected for the Indian Defense Accounts Service. Although his dream was to become an IAS officer, he attempted the UPSC Exam 2020 3rd time, and in this attempt, he secured the All India 1st Rank. During an interview, Shubham Kumar said that after becoming an IAS, he will work towards the development of rural areas, employment generation, and poverty alleviation.

IAS Shubham Kumar Optional Subject

Shubham Kumar had selected Anthropology as an optional subject for the UPSC Mains Examination.

IAS Shubham Kumar Age

Shubham Kumar was born on February 14, 1997, so his age as of 2023 is 26 years.

IAS Shubham Kumar Caste

Shubham Kumar IAS’s full name is Shubham Kumar Kushwaha and Kushwaha is a surname used by people of the Koeri caste in Bihar. So Shubham Kumar IAS follows Hinduism and belongs to the Koeri Caste.

IAS Shubham Kumar Marks

Shubham Kumar IAS scored a total of 1054 marks in the UPSC CSE exam. He got 878 marks in the written test and 176 marks in the interview. In the mains examination, Shubham Kumar got 134 marks in Essay paper, 115, 111, 092, and 106 marks in General Studies paper one, two, three, and four respectively. In the first paper of Optional Subject Anthropology, he scored 170 marks and in the second paper, she got 150 marks.

The marks obtained by Shubham Kumar are shown in the table below.

OPTIONAL-I (Anthropology) (PAPER-VI)170
OPTIONAL-II (Anthropology) (PAPER-VII)150

The mark sheet of Shubham Kumar issued by UPSC is shown in the picture below.

IAS Shubham Kumar Mark sheet
IAS Shubham Kumar Mark sheet

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