Shruti Sharma is an Indian woman who has topped the UPSC Civil Services 2021 with AIR Rank 1.
Shruti Sharma was born in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. A member of the student executive during his school days, Sharma was appointed as the Secretary of Cultural Affairs responsible for organizing various school events. He did his Bachelor of Arts in History from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. He spent his college days participating in a variety of debates such as parliamentary debates, traditional debates, and the Bari dialect style of debate. Thereafter, he took admission in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for post-graduation, but soon left it. Later, he joined the Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi, where he did his MA in Sociology. ,Chahal Academy- YouTube) During his MA studies, he started preparing for Jamia Millia Islamia Residential Coaching Academy (RCA).
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
Not much is known about his family.
Facts / Trivia
- In his mock interview, he explained the reasons for pursuing a career in civil services and said,
I believe I have had a certain privileged background, therefore, I have always wanted to do something in which I can give back to society in some way… Second, I believe that personal The diversity and scope at the level that these services provide provides great personal growth and the opportunity to learn a lot.”
- In her interview, she also revealed that she had learned Urdu.
- Shruti Sharma made headlines after the UPSC Toppers 2021 list was released on 28 May 2022. This was a major event in the history of UPSC exam as the top three slots were bagged by women, with Ankita Agarwal securing AIR 2 and Gamini Singla securing AIR 3.
- An ardent lover of world cinema, Shruti has watched a wide variety of cinema including Iranian films and Hong Kong films.
- His alternate history in UPSC exam was History.
- His favorite poet is Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena.