UPSC Civil Service Exam allow to choose one optional subject to every candidate, you can check last year topper list with their optional subject.

PSC Civil Service Exam Toppers with their optional Subjects

UPSC Civil Service Exam: Union Public Service Commission conduct Civil Service Exam every year in three phases i.e. Prelims, Mains written Exam and interview. Prelims exam consist 2 papers i.e. General Studies and CSAT. Candidates who qualify Prelims will allow to sit in mains exam. click here to read mains Exam pattern & Syllabus. While applying for UPSC Civil Service exam candidates are asked to choose optional subject for their mains exam. Here is the list of Last year toppers with their optional Subjects.

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Year

Topper Name (AIR 1)

Optional Subjects

*Attempt

Home State

Service Opted

2017

Anudeep Durishetty

Anthropology

5

Telangana

IAS

2016

Nandini K R

Kannada Literature

4

Karnataka

IAS

2015

Tina Dabi

Political Science

1

Delhi

IAS

2014

Ira Singhal          

Geography

4

Delhi

IAS

2014

Gaurav Aggarwal

Economics

2

Rajasthan

IAS

2012

Haritha V Kumar

Economics & Malayalam Literature

4

Kerala

IAS

2011

Shena Aggarwal

Medical Science and Psychology

1

Haryana

IAS

2010

S Divyadharshini

Public Administration & Law

2

Tamil Nadu

IAS

2009

Shah Faesal

Public Administration & Urdu Literature

1

Jammu & Kashmir

IAS

2008

Shubhra Saxena

Psychology & Public Administration

2

Uttar Pradesh

IAS

2007

Adapa Karthik

Zoology & Psychology

3

Telangana

IAS

2006

Mutyalaraju Revu

Electrical Engineering & Maths

3

Andhra Pradesh

IAS

2005

Mona Pruthi

English Literature & Sociology

3

Haryana

IAS

2004

S Nagarajan

Geography & Sociology

4

Tamil Nadu

IAS

2003

Roopa Mishra

Psychology & Public Administration

1

Odisha

IAS

2002

Ankur Garg

Physics & Chemistry

1

Punjab

IAS

2001

Alok Ranjan Jha

Geography

3

Bihar

IFS(Indian Foreign Service)

2000

Vijaylakshmi Bidari

Kannada Literature

2

Karnataka

IAS

1999

Sorabh Babu

Maths & Mechanical Engineering

-

Uttar Pradesh

IAS

1998

Bhawna Garg

Maths & Chemistry

1

Punjab

IAS

1997

Devesh Kumar

Chemistry & Geography

-

Bihar

IAS

1996

Sunil Kumar Barnwal

Physics & Maths

-

Jharkhand

IAS

1995

Iqbal Dhaliwal

Economics & Public Administration

-

Tamil Nadu

IAS

1994

Srivatsa Krishna

Public Administration & Psychology

-

Karnataka

IAS

1991

Raju Narayana Swamy

Medicine & Malayalam Literature

-

Kerala

IAS

Note: Attempt mentioned above are for their 1st rank only. It may possible that, they have had qualified UPSC CSE exam in earlier attempts.