Utkarsh Dwivedi has secured All India Rank 5 in UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021 with Political Science and International Relations (PSIR) as the optional subject in his third attempt. Let’s see IAS Utkarsh Dwivedi’s biography and booklist for UPSC preparation, and how did he crack the Civil Services Exam?
Who is IAS Utkarsh Dwivedi?
Utkarsh Dwivedi is the 5th topper of UPSC CSE 2021 who secured 1036 marks with Political Science and International Relations (PSIR) as the optional subject and made his name in the final list of recommended candidates for civil services in his third attempt. Very soon he will become an IAS officer after training in LBSNAA.
Utkarsh Dwivedi UPSC Booklist
- PSIR by Shubhra Ranjan Notes
- Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth
- Ancient History by RS Sharma
- Indian Economy by Nitin Singhania
- India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
- Certificate Physical and Human Geography by GC Leong
- Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
- Lexicon for Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude
- Challenges to Internal Security of India by Ashok Kumar
- NCERT Books of Class IX, X, XI, XII
These are some of the most popular and standard UPSC preparation books that most aspirants read and refer to while preparing for the Civil Services Examination. Utkarsh Dwivedi also might have referred to all these books along with other study materials available to him.
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UPSC Topper Utkarsh Dwivedi Marksheet
AIR 5 Utkarsh Dwivedi secured 1036 marks out of 2025 marks in total which comprises 871 marks in UPSC CSE (Main) written exam and 165 marks in Personality Test also known as the interview.
Utkarsh Dwivedi Biography
UPSC Topper Utkarsh Dwivedi hails from Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. His father is in the private sector and his mother is a homemaker. He studied in DPS, Indore till the 12th class and then went to VIT Vellore for his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering.
After his graduation, Utkarsh Dwivedi started preparing for the UPSC Civil Services Examination and also joined coaching. And gave his first attempt in 2019, but couldn’t qualify for the Interview. In his second attempt also, he gave the interview, but couldn’t make his name on the final list. And this is his third attempt where he secured All India Rank 5.
Utkarsh Dwivedi has earlier gotten a job offer from a PSU (Public Sector Undertaking) whose selection was also done through UPSC, but he didn’t join and kept preparing for the Civil Services Exam. Now he has managed to get a very good rank, and as per his service preference, he might become an IAS officer very soon.
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