Srushti Deshmukh became the topper of UPSC/IAS 2018 exam on 5th April 2019, securing 5th All India Rank. She cleared the exam in her first attempt.
Srushti Jayant Deshmukh, the 23 years old UPSC topper hails from Kasturba Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Srushti has always been a very bright student, she did her schooling from Carmel Convent School, BHEL, Bhopal where she secured 93.4% in her class 12th examination. She did her B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal (2014-2018).
Family, Caste & Boyfriend
Srushti’s father, Jayant Deshmukh is an Engineer who works in a private company and her mother, Sunita Deshmukh is an elementary school teacher. She has a younger brother.
- According to Srushti, she had planned to give only a single chance to the UPSC Examination, and if she couldn’t succeed in her first attempt she won’t have given another attempt.
- Srushti does Yoga regularly and has an interest in studying about Yog.
- She always wanted to become an IAS officer, it has been her dream since childhood.
- Despite being a Chemical Engineer, she chose Sociology as her optional subject for UPSC 2018 exam.
- Srushti has always been involved in extracurricular activities in her school and college days. She also has NCC A certificate.
- She stayed away from social media in order to focus on her civil services preparations. She never took any coaching for civil services, she studied from resources available on the internet.