Shubham Kumar (UPSC/IAS Topper 2020) Wiki, Age, Caste, Family, Biography, Wikibiodata & More

Shubham Kumar is an Indian civil servant who topped the UPSC 2020 exam in his third attempt. Read details about Shubham Kumar Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Height, Instagram, Career, Body Measurement, Family & more.

Shubham Kumar

Biography/ Wiki


Shubham Kumar was born in 1997 (age 24 years; as of 2021) in Katihar in Bihar. He received his primary education in his native village and later got admitted at Vidya Vihar Residential School, Parora in Purnia, where he cleared his Class X in 2012. Later, he went to Chinmaya Vidyalaya at Bokaro in Jharkhand and cleared his XII exam in 2014. He then got into IIT-Bombay.  This was the third attempt at the examination held to induct officers for elite all-India administrative, police, and revenue services, besides others.

Height, Weight, Physical Appearance

Shubham Kumar Height

Shubham Kumar has black eyes and black hair. His height is 5′ 8″ and his weight is 65 kg.

Family & Caste

His father’s name is Devanad Singh and his mother’s name is Punam Devi. Shubham is the younger of the two siblings. His elder sister Ankita, work as a scientist in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).

“He never gave up,” says Shubham’s father, who works in Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank. “I got the news through my son who called me from Delhi after the result.”

Shubham Kumar's parents

Shubham Kumar's father


In 2019, he had secured 268th rank. In 2018, he could not make the cut. Shubham is currently undergoing training at the National Academy of Defence Financial Management (NADFM), Pune. In an interview, he said “My dream was to get into the IAS as it gives a wider platform to work for the betterment of the people. It has been realized and I would like to work for the underprivileged people, especially in rural areas,”

Some Interesting Facts About Shubham Kumar

  • Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar congratulated Shubham Kumar and said he has made Bihar proud.

“Amir Subhani too had topped the exam,” Kumar tweeted, referring to the state’s top bureaucrat Subhani who is currently the additional chief secretary.


  • In the UPSC exam, he chose anthropology as his optional subject.
  • He topped UPSC in his third attempt.
  • He considers his father as a role model.

Full NameShubham Kumar
Famous ForTopping the UPSC exam of 2020
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1997
Age (as in 2021)24 Years
BirthplaceKatihar, Bihar
HometownKatihar, Bihar
SchoolVidya Vihar Residential School, Parora, Purnia
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Bokaro, Jharkhand
Educational QualificationBachelor of Technology (civil engineering) (2014-18)
HobbiesWatching Cricket, Football and Tennis
FamilyFather- Devanad Singh (Bank Manager)
Mother- Punam Devi
Brother- Ankita Singh
Sister- Name Not Known
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

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