Gamini Singla is the All India Rank 3 rank-holder in the Civil Services Examination 2021 conducted by UPSC, Union Public Service Commission. This exam is known as one of the toughest exams, and cracking the same is a very great deal. Let’s see Gamini Singla UPSC Booklist, Preparation Strategy, Optional Subject, and Marksheet along with her educational biography and how it contributed to her success.
Who is Gamini Singla?
Gamini Singla is the UPSC Topper securing the third rank all over India in the Civil Services Examination 2021 with Sociology as her optional subject. She is a B.Tech. graduate in Computer Science and Engineering, and was offered a job at JP Morgan but left it to prepare for the UPSC CSE and become an IAS officer.
Gamini Singla UPSC Booklist
Gamini Singla prepared the UPSC CSE from Haralambos & Holborn Sociology book for her optional subject and referred to NCERT books from Class VI to XII for other subjects of General Studies along with the standard UPSC preparation books.
- Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth
- Ancient History by RS Sharma
- India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
- A Brief History of Modern India by Spectrum
- Certificate Physical and Human Geography by GC Leong
- Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
- Indian Economy by Nitin Singhania
- Challenges to Internal Security of India by Ashok Kumar
- Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude by Subba Rao and PN Rao Chaudhry
- Current Affairs – The Hindu, Yojna Magazine, Kurukshetra Magazine
- NCERT Books Class VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
UPSC Topper Gamini Singla Marksheet
Gamini Singla secured 1045 marks out of 2025 marks in the Civil Services Examination 2021 which comprises 858 marks in the written (Main) exam, and 187 marks in the Personality Test also known as the interview.
IAS Gamini Singla Biography
With the childhood dream to become an IAS officer, UPSC Topper Gamini Singla hails from Bhatinda, Punjab and her both parents are Medical Officers in Himachal Pradesh Government. She did her secondary education at Mount Carmel School, Anandpur Sahib and then graduated from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh in Computer Science and Engineering.
After her graduation, she started her preparation for the Civil Services Examination and then appeared for the same. But in the first attempt in UPSC CSE 2020, she couldn’t even qualify for the Preliminary Exam and this is her second attempt where she got All India Rank 3 in the UPSC CSE.
Gamini Singla has chosen IAS as her first service preference and she may get the same seeing her rank in the Civil Services Examination. And we may see her as an IAS officer very soon after completing her training at LBSNAA, and we hope that she will serve society with full dedication and dignity.