P K Sidharth Ramkumar UPSC (2023) AIR-4 Biography, Age, Attempt

P K Sidharth Ramkumar UPSC Biography

P K Sidharth Ramkumar has secured the All India 4th rank in the UPSC 2023. The UPSC Civil Services result came as a surprise victory to a lot of people, including his parents; they had no clue that he would appear in the exam this year UPSC 2023. Sidharth Ramkumar’s decision to quit the Indian Public Service (IPS) and join the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) has turned out to be a wise decision and he was presently undergoing training at the SVPNPA (IPS Academy) in Hyderabad.

P K Siddharth Ramkumar UPSC Topper Rank-3 Bio/ Wiki
NameP K Siddharth Ramkumar
All India Rank in UPSC CSE4 ( Forth)
FatherMr. Ramkumar (Retired School Principal)
MotherMrs. Rathi (Homemaker)
Brother SiblingAdarsh Kumar ( A lawyer at Kerala High Court)
Roll Number in UPSC1903299
EducationGraduated in Architecture from Kerala University (2019)
Optional SubjectAnthropology
Interests / HobbiesCricket, Reading Fiction Stories etc

P K Siddharth Ramkumar Age

P K Sidharth RamKumar was born on 2000 in Kochi, Ernakulam, Kerala. Currently he is 24 years old, completing his IPS training at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) in Hyderabad.

P K Siddharth Ramkumar Education

He did his schooling from Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Vaduthala, Kochi, Ernakulam, Kerala. After that he completed his graduation in Architecture from Kerala University in 2019. In his final semester of graduation during internship, P K Sidharth Ramkumar start his UPSC preparation, but couldn’t clear his first prelims. But finally this year he got 4th rank.

P K Siddharth Ramkumar’s UPSC Journey and Success

P K Sidharth Ramkumar has secured the All India Rank 4 in UPSC Civil services Exam 2023.  He Followed the UPSC preparation with a disciplined approach and completed his architectural studies in a balanced manner while preparing for the UPSC exam and devoted hours every day to complete the syllabus. Sidharth focused on understanding concepts rather than rote memorization. This allowed him to get a thorough understanding of the subjects.

Sidharth’s regular revision and practice tests improved his skills and boosted his self-confidence. Sidharth had a persevering and strategic approach and he used to analyze previous years’ papers and kept himself up to date with the latest developments and his perseverance and positive attitude helped him to overcome difficulties and perform well in the exam, achieving a prestigious rank.

P K Siddharth Ramkumar’s Rank in UPSC 

P K Sidharth Ramkumar UPSC Topper has made his mark in the UPSC Civil Services results by securing the All India 4th Rank in the prestigious exam.

P K Sidharth Ramkumar’s Attempts in UPSC

P K Sidharth Ramkumar secured All India Rank 4  in UPSC civil services examination 2023 in his fourth attempt. His first attempt in UPSC CSE was in back 2020, but couldn’t clear the exam by 1 or 2 marks and then next year in 2021 he gave his second attempt in which he got Indian Telecommunication Service.

Sdharth did not give up on his dream and gave his 3rd attempt in 2022, this time he got AIR 189, for which he was shortlisted for IPS and currently he was in IPS training at SVPNPA, Hyderabad.
Finally in UPSC CSE 2023, he achieved All India Rank 4 in his 4th attempt and will join the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), showing his commitment to public civil service. 

P K Siddharth Ramkumar’s Attempts in the UPSC Exam
YearAttemptRankService Allocated
20201st AttemptPrelims not cleared
20212nd Attempt189Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Financial Services (IP&TAFS)
20223rd Attempt121IPS
20234th Attempt4IAS

PK Sidharth Ramkumar Marksheet

PK Sidharth Ramkumar Marksheet shows that he scored 1059 out of 2025 marks. He got 185 out of 275 from interview and 874 out of 1750 from the written exam. He chose Anthropology as his optional subject and scored 169 and 157 in optional paper 1 and paper 2 respectively each 300 marks. In General Studies (GS), he got a total of 421 out of 1000 marks.

PK Sidharth Ramkumar Marksheet
PK Sidharth Ramkumar Marksheet

The marks is given below in table form;

Optional Paper 1169
Optional Paper 2157
Written Total874
Final Total1059

P K Siddharth Ramkumar Optional Subject

P K Sidharth Ramkumar opted Anthropology as an optional subject in the UPSC civil services exam 2023. In his optional Papers, he scored total 326 marks out of 600, showing his excellent grasp of this subject.

P K Siddharth Ramkumar’s Booklist for UPSC CSE 

The following are the list of book recommended by UPSC Topper PK Sidharth Ramkumar:

History“India’s Struggle for Independence” by Bipan Chandra, “Ancient and Medieval India” by Poonam Dalal Dahiya
Geography“Certificate Physical and Human Geography” by Goh Cheng Leong, NCERT textbooks for Geography
Polity“Indian Polity” by M. Laxmikanth
Economy“Indian Economy” by Ramesh Singh, NCERT textbooks for Economics
Environment“Environment and Ecology” by Majid Husain, Shankar IAS Environment book
General Studies“General Studies Paper 1” by Arihant Publications, NCERT textbooks for GS
Current Affairs“The Hindu” newspaper, “Yojana” and “Kurukshetra” magazines, “Vision IAS Current Affairs” notes

Personal Life & Family Background 

P K Sidharth Ramkumar born and brought up in Kochi, Ernakulam, Kerala and he comes from a well-established family in Kerala where Sidharth’s father Mr. Ramkumar is a retired school principal and his mother is a housewife named Rathi. Sidharth Ramkumar has a close relationship with his Sibling brother who is a Kerala High Court lawyer Adarsh Kumar. His brother described him as a All Rounder, engaged in multiple activities like Cricket, Studies etc. His parents were unaware of his exam preparation, he kept his exam participation from his parents.

The family backgroundx of education and diligence has been a driving force behind his success in UPSC and the atmosphere of encouragement, commitment, and professional success has nurtured his aspirations and commitment to his UPSC preparation. 

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Family Reaction on his Success

P K Sidharth Ramkumar has surprised everyone including his parents who have no idea about his preparation for UPSC 2023 and he shifted from IPS to the IAS. Sidharth Ramkumar’s father said, “I am so happy for you. Your hard work, dedication and determination have paid off”. His father’s statement is a testament of how Sidharth has worked hard to achieve his success. In his personal life, Sidharth has maintained a balance between ambition and humility. From surprising his family with his success to taking on a new challenge in UPSC civil services training.

Wrap Up

P K Sidharth Ramkumar has achieved All India Rank 4th in UPSC 2023, is not only a story of personal triumph, but also he become a role model for many UPSC aspirants and his strategy of balancing studies with constant efforts in revision shows the advantages of a balanced approach with his footsteps provides valuable information on time management, and staying up-to-date with the latest events. P K Sidharth Ramkumar proves the importance of dedication, hard work, and an effective comprehensive study plan and by his preparation strategy you can achieve your UPSC goals efficiently as his journey of UPSC is a source of inspiration and practical advice for all UPSC aspirants to follow.

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