Anudeep Durishetty (UPSC/IAS Topper 2017) Age, Caste, Family, Biography & More

Anudeep Durishetty

Nickname Anu
ProfessionAssistant Commissioner (P)
Famous ForTopping the UPSC exam of 2017
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 July 1989
Age (as in 2018)29 Years
BirthplaceJagityal, Telangana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownChittapur, Metpally, Jagityal district, Telangana, India
School(s)Sri Suryodaya High School, Metpalli
Sri Chaitanya Junior College, Hyderabad
College/UniversityBirla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani
Educational QualificationB.Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation
HobbiesReading, Playing & watching football, Watching Formula 1 and Cricket, Photography, Blogging
Anudeep Durishetty, a football freak
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- Durishetty Manohar (Additional Assistant Engineer in Telangana Northern Power Distribution Company Ltd.)
Mother- Jyothi (Homemaker)
Favourite Things
Favourite Book(s)Freakonomics by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt, Poor But Spirited in Karimnagar : Field Notes of a Civil Servant by Sumita Dawra
Favourite CricketerSachin Tendulkar
Favourite Tennis PlayerRoger Federer
Favourite Footballer(s)Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann
Favourite Football Team(s)FC Barcelona, Arsenal, AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund
Favourite Actor(s)Russell Crowe, Robert De Niro, Johnny Depp, Venkatesh Daggubati
Favourite Singer/Musician(s)Coldplay, Pink Floyd, Maroon 5, Green Day, Savage Garden, One Republic, Evanescence, Poets of the Fall
Favourite TV Show(s)Entourage, Man vs. Wild, Sherlock, MasterChef Australia, The West Wing
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood- Swades, Taare Zameen Par
Hollywood- Forrest Gump, Titanic, Devils Advocate, Kung Fu Panda, A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator
Favourite Video GameNeed for Speed

Anudeep Durishetty

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anudeep Durishetty

  • Does Anudeep Durishetty smoke?: No
  • Does Anudeep Durishetty drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Anudeep was born into a middle-class Telegu family.
  • He has been a bright student and athlete from his childhood.
  • He has a keen interest in ‘History’ and considers the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, as his inspiration.
  • While doing his degree, he developed an interest in civil services. On his first attempt, he had cleared the UPSC preliminary and mains exam, but failed to clear the interview, after which he joined ‘Google India’ as a software engineer in Hyderabad, and side-by-side continued to prepare for the UPSC exam.
  • In his fifth attempt, he topped the UPSC exam of 2017. Anudeep Durishetty marks in UPSC-IAS exam
  • He took Anthropology as his optional subject.
  • He didn’t take any coaching to prepare for the UPSC exam. Instead, he did the majority of his preparation via YouTube and Google.
  • Before clearing the UPSC exam, he was working as an Assistant Commissioner (P) at Indian Revenue Service, Government of India, since 2014, and was posted in Hyderabad. Anudeep Durishetty - Assistant Commissioner
  • He is a good friend of Ira Singhal, who topped the UPSC Civil Services Exam of 2014. Anudeep Durishetty with Ira Singhal