Assistant Director in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Topping the UPSC exam of 2017
Physical Stats & More
in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Date of Birth
11 February 1992
Age (as in 2018)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign
Sirsa, Haryana, India
Sirsa, Haryana, India
D. A. V. Centenary Public School, Sirsa, Haryana, India
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Travelling, Reading General Knowledge Books
Secured 575th Rank in the UPSC exam of 2016
Secured 3rd Rank in the UPSC exam of 2017
Girls, Affairs and More
Father- Sudarshan Gupta (Farmer & runs a private trading forum of sugarcane) Mother- Sushma Gupta (Government Teacher)
Brothers- Ravinder Gupta, Jitender Gupta (Both are elder; business of wholesale trade and dairy farm) Sisters- Neetu and 2 More (All are elder)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sachin Gupta
Does Sachin Gupta smoke?: Not Known
Does Sachin Gupta drink alcohol?: Not Known
Sachin Gupta is a topper who secured the third rank in the All India UPSC examination 2017 (2nd attempt).
He was born and raised in Sirsa into the family of business traders.
Initially, he was interested in military defense and also cleared the written exam but did not qualify a physical test.
After completing his bachelor degree, he started working in the Maruti Suzuki India Ltd in Gurugram (Haryana) as an assistant manager.
Later, he quit his job and started taking coaching for UPSC exams in Delhi and he cleared the exam in his 1st attempt in which he secured 575th rank and started working as an Assistant Director in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
In order to improve his rank, he again quit his job and started preparing for 2017 UPSC exams in Bangalore and took online coaching from Chandigarh.
He used to study continuously 18 hours per day and avoid using the mobile phone and social networking sites.
His teacher had already predicted his name in the list of top 5 in the IAS examination.
At the time of the result, he was in Delhi whereas his whole family was attending a marriage function in Bathinda, Punjab.
He had a dream of becoming an IAS and now he will work to eliminate social immoralities.
In an interview, he said that if not an IAS, he would have become a farmer.
Here are some tips and strategies by Sachin Gupta regarding the IAS exam: