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Srushti Jayant Deshmukh (IAS Officer), Age, Family, Career and More



Intro to Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

Srushti Jayant Deshmukh topped the UPSC/IAS 2018 exam on April 5, 2019, earning the 5th All India Rank. She passed the exam on her first try.
Srushti Jayant Deshmukh, the UPSC topper, was born in 1995 and from Kasturba Nagar in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Srushti has always been an excellent student. She attended Carmel Convent School, BHEL, Bhopal, and graduated with a 93.4 percent in her class 12th examination. She completed her B.Tech in Chemical Engineering at Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal (2014-2018). 

Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

Personal Information

Real NameSrushti Jayant Deshmukh
ProfessionIAS Officer
Height5’6″ Inches
Weight62 Kg
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Date of Birth1995
Age (as of 2022)27 Years
BirthplaceBhopal, Madhya Pradesh
SchoolCarmel Convent School, Bhopal
College/UniversityLakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal
Educational QualificationB.Tech in Chemical Engineering

Family and Relationship

His father, Jayant Deshmukh, is a private firm Engineer, while her mother, Sunita Deshmukh, is an elementary school teacher. She has a younger sister.

Srushti Jayant Deshmukh
FatherJayant Deshmukh
MotherSunita Deshmukh
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
HusbandDr. Nagarjun B Gowda

On August 20, 2021, Srushti Jayant Deshmukh marries Arjun Gowda in the presence of her parents and relatives. Arjun is an IAS officer as well, and his full name is Dr. Nagarjun B Gowda.

Career of Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

She has always wanted to be an IAS officer; that has been her passion since she was a child.
Despite being a Chemical Engineer, she chose Sociology as her UPSC 2018 optional subject.
Srushti has always participated in extracurricular activities throughout her school and college years. She also possesses an NCC A certificate.
Srushti avoided social media in order to concentrate on her civil service preparations. She never took any civil service coaching and instead studied from online resources.

In the year 2018, she took her first UPSC examination. She succeeded in the first time. In her first attempt, she came in fifth place. Srushti was an exceptional girl who not only passed the exam on the first try, but also created an amazing image in India and finished fifth overall.

According to her, she intended to give the UPSC Examination only one chance, and if she failed in her first attempt, she would not have attempted again.


Srushti was fortunate to be assigned as an insider in the state of Madhya Pradesh. She was appointed to the above position based on the IAS cadre distribution for the CSE 2018 batch. Her appointment to the aforementioned cadre was recorded in the publication produced by the All India Services Division, under the Department of Personnel and Training functioning at the Ministry of Personnel and Public Grievances and Pensions, the government of India.

Exciting Facts About Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

  • She was born and brought up in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
  • She finished first in the female category, one of 182 women who passed the exam. On her first attempt, she was promoted to the rank of IAS.
  • She has prepared a book for UPSC aspirants. This book, named ‘The Answer Writing Manual,’ is a step-by-step guide for UPSC and State PSC Civil Service Mains Examination preparation and Answer Writing methods. In this book, a student will learn how to decipher any question and produce a relevant answer that will win them more points in the final exams.
  • She loves to do Yoga regularly and is also interested in studying about Yog.
  • She achieved 1068 marks out of 2025 marks in UPSC.
Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

Net Worth

Srushti Deshmukh has a net worth of 55 billion INRs.


Who is Srushti Jayant Deshmukh?

Ans- Srushti Jayant Deshmukh, the UPSC topper, was born in 1995 and is from Kasturba Nagar in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

What is the preparation strategy of Srushti Jayant Deshmukh?

Ans- Srushti used a two-pronged strategy to pass the UPSC exams on her first try. She was a firm believer in systematic preparation and review in the form of exam series. Being self-disciplined in one’s aim is one of the golden rules of success.

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