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Shaurya Arora: Rank 14 UPSC Topper 2023

Everything you need to know about UPSC Topper Shaurya Arora – AIR 14 UPSC Topper 2024

  • Name : Shaurya Arora
  • Hometown/City : Bahadurgarh (Haryana)
  • Roll Number : 0102958
  • Year of Appearance : 2023
  • Attempts : Second
  • Optional subject : Physics
  • Age : 24 years
  • Graduated in : BTech (IIT Bombay)
  • Total marks secured : 1034 (Main: 839 marks, Interview: 195 marks)

Shaurya Arora UPSC Topper AIR 14 Biography

Shaurya Arora, who lives in Bahadurgarh in Jhajjar, has made the state proud by accomplishing All India Rank 14 in the UPSC 2023. He got his degree in 2022 from IIT Bombay, and although he failed the prelims on his first attempt, he kept trying.

His surprising transition from an aggressive competitor to accomplishing the most sought-after All India Rank (AIR) 14 in the UPSC 2023 test is moving.

Nationally, aspirants of civil service will be eager to learn about his extraordinary success, hoping to learn valuable lessons and inspiration from his remarkable path to the coveted top rank.

Shaurya Arora = UPSC Marksheet

He secured a total of 1034 marks. He scored a whopping 839 in mains and 195 in his personal interview. In his optional he chose physics and scored an impressive 311 marks. This was Shaurya’s second attempt and his impressive marks is a testimony of his educational prowess and his mental caliber.

Shaurya Arora = Family Background

  • Shaurya’s father, Bhushan, himself graduated with a BTech from IIT-Kharagpur between the years of 1989 and 1993.
  • Despite making five attempts over the ensuing four years, he was unable to pass the prelims. As a result, he switched careers and joined private IT companies.

Bhushan said he never expected his child would seek to follow the UPSC exam, as Shaurya selected common administrations over the corporate area. Shaurya’s Mother, Aarti Arora is a housewife and she too admires his son fulfilling his father’s dream.

Shaurya Arora = Educational Background

  • Shaurya finished his schooling and 10+2 from Bal Vidya Mandir school.
  • He then pursued his undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering at the prestigious IIT, Bombay.
  • His family members mentioned that Shaurya began preparing for the UPSC exam during his second year of engineering.

Shaurya mentioned his father to have encouraged him to choose physics as an optional subject, and effectively enough that choice worked out well.

Shaurya Arora = Optional and UPSC Preparation

Shaurya had started preparing for the UPSC exam during his second year of engineering. Aarti mentioned that to test his capabilities, he had taken the prelims during his fourth year. Shaurya explained that his father had motivated him to opt for physics as an optional subject, which turned out to be a wise decision. He secured 311 out of 500 marks in physics, a notably high score for the subject that year, helping him secure a good rank.

Shaurya Arora = Success Story

In a media interview, he expressed that his success in the UPSC exams was due to God’s grace. His optional subject was physics. He also credited his parents for their unwavering support. This significantly contributed to his preparation.

He acknowledged that his achievement wouldn’t have been possible without their support. He conveyed deep gratitude to both God and his parents. However, what strikes more is the fulfillment of the dream of his father who tried to become an IAS in his youth (five attempts) but could not succeed.

Shaurya Arora = Cadre Preference

After cracking the coveted UPSC CSE Shaurya Arora (AIR 14) opted for cadre preference of IAS followed by IPS and IFS respectively.

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