Pradeep Singh is the name that is booking the headlines of today’s news and by now you are already aware of the fact that Pradeep Singh is 2019 UPSC topper. The Union Public Service Commission released the 2019 exam result on 4th August 2019 and since then the name of Pradeep Singh is topping the headlines.
Who is Pradeep Singh the UPSC topper? What does he do? What was his strategy for the exam? Interested to know the full Pradeep Singh IAS biography? Well, you have reached the right place then.
Let’s take a sneak peek into the biography of this IAS topper.
Pradeep Singh IAS Biography
Who is Pradeep Singh?
Pradeep Singh holds the all India rank 1 of the UPSC 2019 examination.
Father and Family Background of Pradeep Singh Topper 2019
This 2019 IAS topper comes from Tewari village in Gannaur of Sonepat district in Haryana. He was born in 1991.
The father, Mr. Sukhbeer Singh is an ex-sarpanch of the same village and Mrs. Sheela Devi, the proud mother of Pradeep Singh UPSC topper is a housewife.
Mr. Ajit Singh, the elder brother of the 2019 IAS topper completed his mechanical engineering and is presently professionally engaged in the insurance field. Pradeep also has a younger sister who is pursuing her post-graduate in Mathematics.
2019 IAS Topper’s Educational Background
UPSC 2019 all Indian rank 1 holder, Mr. Singh did his schooling from Shambhu Dayal Modern School and went to Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University and Technology, Murthan in 2012 for pursuing his Bachelor’s of Engineering in Computer Science.
The career of Pradeep Singh the Topper of 2019
2019 was not the only time when IAS topper Pradeep Singh cracked it. In the 2018 UPSC exam, he secured all India rank 260 and grabbed the position of IRS officer. He is presently under training at the National Academy of Customs, Excise, and Narcotics in Faridabad. In total, 2019 IAS topper Mr. Singh appeared for the UPSC exam four times.
After completing his graduation, Pradeep Singh took coaching for the Staff selection commission. In 2015, he got selected through SSC and got his first job as an inspector in the Income Tax Department in Delhi. From 2015 to 2019 he served the department.
He aimed for the IAS officer post and kept trying for it. Ultimately on 4th August 2020, as UPSC declared the 2019 examination result, his dream came true.
How did Pradeep Singh Prepare for UPSC 2019?
Presently all the UPSC aspirants are looking for Pradeep Singh’s strategy for clearing the exam and moreover, topping it. Below mentioned are some glimpses from Pradeep Singh’s interview that will give you an idea about the IAS topper’s preparation strategies.
“My focus was to cover the targeted syllabus every day. UPSC demands consistency and sometimes I felt that I was not consistent but my father encouraged me. ”
- The IAS topper said that
“Preliminary, mains and interview phases are quite different from each other and should be prepared accordingly.”
- Pradeep Singh topper 2019 says that the aspirant must focus on the writing skills more to pass the main exam. For the interview stage, one should focus on his/ her interpersonal skills.
- Pradeep Singh in an interview said,
“If I can top the Civil Services examination, then anyone can crack it. Anyone can get success. One only needs to be focused and have strong determination.”
Pradeep Singh’s Strategy for IAS Preparation while Working
- He said that many times it became very difficult for him to study and do a full-time job simultaneously. Many times he thought of stopping preparation for the IAS exam but his father was there to motivate him and constantly kept on saying to not lose patience. Mr. Pradeep quotes his father,
“Self-motivation is the best key to achieve any goal. Do not listen to what others are saying, only an individual knows his/her potential”.
“Staying focused may seem difficult, but one has to stay determined to achieve the goal.”
UPSC 2019 Top 30 Result Highlight
|Serial Number||Roll Number||Candidate’s Name|
|5||0307126||JEYDEV C S|
|7||4001533||GANESH KUMAR BASKAR|
|15||0515674||BHOSLE NEHA PRAKASH|
|22||6622267||PATKI MANDAR JAYANTRAO|
“Always keep your focus and concentration. There may be moments when you feel you may not be able to pull it off, but that is the time when your determination helps” – comes from the all India rank 1 holder Mr. Pradeep Singh.
As the IAS topper said in many of his interviews, anybody can crack the exam with proper preparation strategy and dedication even if he/ she is into a full-time job. So, how are you planning to start the preparation? Do let us know by commenting in the box below.