Smriti Mishra (UPSC Topper) Age, Family, Biography & More

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Father: Rajkumar Mishra
Hometown: Allahapur, Prayagraj
Age: 25 Years

Smriti Mishra

ProfessionCivil Servant
Famous forSecuring AIR 4 in the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2022 [1]Dainik Bhaskar
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1998
Age (as of 2023)25 Years
BirthplaceBharadwaj Puram, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh
HometownAllahapur, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolSt. Clair’s Higher Secondary School, Agra
College/UniversityMiranda House College, Delhi University, Delhi
Educational Qualification(s)• B.Sc. in Life Sciences from Miranda House College, Delhi University
• Pursuing a degree in Law from Delhi University (2023) [2]The Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Rajkumar Mishra (Deputy Superintendent of Police who is posted as CO (second) with the Uttar Pradesh Police at Bareilly)
Smriti Mishra's father
Mother- Anita Mishra (homemaker)
SiblingsBrother- Lokesh Mishra (elder; advocate at the Supreme Court of India)
Sister- None

Smriti Mishra

Some Lesser Known Facts About Smriti Mishra

  • Smriti Mishra is an Indian civil servant. She bagged an All-India Rank (AIR) 4 in the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2022, the result of which was announced on 23 May 2023.
  • Her father is a Deputy Superintendent of Police who is posted as CO (second) with the Uttar Pradesh Police at Bareilly. He was commissioned into the Uttar Pradesh Police in 1989 as a sub-inspector. He was promoted to DSP in 2021.
  • Smriti drew inspiration to become an IAS officer from her father who served the society selflessly. Smriti started preparing for the civil services examination when she was in class 10.
  • Smriti scored 96.6% marks in her class 12 examination.
  • After passing class 12, she relocated to Delhi with her brother for higher studies, where they rented a house in sector 41.
  • Smriti appeared for the examination of her final semester of law course in 2023.
  • She cracked the civil services examination with All-India Rank 4 in her third attempt. During her second attempt, she could not even clear the prelims. However, she did not give up and put more focus on her preparations.

    Forum IAS celebrating Smriti Mishra’s achievement

    Forum IAS celebrating Smriti Mishra’s achievement

  • Smriti Mishra resides in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, with her mother.
  • She considers Noida’s first woman police commissioner Laxmi Singh her inspiration.
  • Smriti distanced herself from social media for 3 years to prepare herself for the civil services exams. In an interview, while talking about the same, she said,

    I gave up social media and distanced myself from social gatherings and focused on studying. This was my third attempt and I am very happy to have secured the fourth rank.”

  • In an interview, Smriti Mishra revealed that she prepared notes daily and studied every day for around eight hours to appear in the civil services examination.
  • Smriti took Zoology as her optional subject in the UPSC exam.
  • In the interview round of the UPSE examination, Smriti was asked a few questions about Kumbh Mela as she belonged to Prayagraj. She was asked if she knew how the mela was organised and was also asked to give suggestions on managing a huge crowd effectively during the mela. Belonging to the law field, Smriti was asked about her choice between law and life. She replied that she would choose law as law simplified the lives of people.