Answer Writing Strategy Of UPSC Toppers

Every aspirant wants to know about the answer writing strategy of upsc toppers but for that, you have to go to several websites and watch videos many videos for that.

Here in this article, I have made a datasheet which you can use to see the answer sheets of every UPSC topper from the past 5 Years. Also, I have included some videos as well as some links that can help to analyse to write your answers better for the exam.

List of Top 10 Toppers of UPSC From Past 5 Years With Their Answer Sheets.

I have listed the last 5 years top 10 list with their answer sheets. These answer sheets are only mock test so they are not the original answer copies of UPSC.

Also some of the toppers had not given any mock test or i was unable to find them on the internet.

Other than that some aspirants have official websites where you can buy products and books written by them.

You can also watch videos of All rank 1 Toppers of the each year.

2015 Toppers List With Answer Sheet

RankNameDownload Link
1Tina DabiGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
General Studies-5
General Studies-6
General Studies-7
General Studies-8
Essay-1
Essay-2
2Athar Aamir Philosophy
3Jasmeet Singh SandhuVideo Link
4Artika ShuklaGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
5Shashank TripathiEssay-1
Essay-2
6Ashish TiwariGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
7Sharanya AriGeneral Studies
8Yogesh KumbhejkarNot Available
9Karn SatyarthiGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
General Studies-5
Essay
10Anupam ShuklaGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
2015 top 10 list with Downloadable Answer Sheets

2016 Toppers List

RankNameDownload Link
1Nandini K REssay
2Anmol Sher Singh BediGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
3Gopalakrishna RonankiNot Available
4Soumya PandeyEssay
5Abhilash MishraPublic Ad
6Kothamasu Dinesh KumarPolitical Science
7Anand VardhanGeneral Studies
8Shweta ChauhanGeneral studies-1
General studies-2
General studies-3
General studies-4
9Suman Sourav MohantyEthics
10Bilal Mohi Ud Din BhatGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
2016 top 10 list with Downloadable Answer Sheets

2017 Toppers List

RankNameDownload Link
1Anudeep DurishettyOfficial Website
2Anu KumariSociology-1
Sociology-2
Sociology-3
Sociology-4
3Sachin GuptaGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
Essay
Ethics
4Atul PrakashGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
Ethics
5Pratham KaushikGeneral Studies-1
Ethics
6Koya Sree HarshaEthics -1
Ethics-2
7Ayush SinhaGeneral Studies
8Anubhav SinghGeneral Studies
9Saumya SharmaGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
General Studies-5
General Studies-6
General Studies-7
Essay-1
Essay-2
Essay-3
Essay-4
Essay-5
Ethics
10Abhishek SuranaGeneral Studies -1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
2017 top 10 list with Downloadable Answer Sheets

2018 Toppers List

RankNameDownload Link
1Kanishak KatariaGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
2Akshat JainGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
3Junaid AhmadGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
4Shreyans KumatGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
5Srushti Jayant DeshmukhSociology-1
Sociology-2
Sociology-3
Sociology-4
Sociology-5
Essay-1
Essay-2
6Shubham GuptaOfficial Website
7Karnati Varun ReddyGeneral Studies
Ethics
Ethics
8Vaishali SinghGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
9Gunjan DwivediGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
10Tanmay Vashistha SharmaNot Available
2018 top 10 list with Downloadable Answer Sheets

2019 Toppers List

RankNameDownload Link
1Pradeep SinghComing Soon
2Jatin KishoreGeneral Studies
3Pratibha VermaGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
General Studies-5
General Studies-6
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
Ethics-3
4Himanshu JainComing Soon
5Jeydev C SComing Soon
6Vishakha YadavGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
General Studies-5
General Studies-6
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
Ethics-3
7Ganesh Kumar BaskarGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
8Abhishek SarafGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
Essay-1
Essay-2
Essay-3
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
9Ravi JainGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
10Sanjita MohapatraGeneral Studies-1
General Studies-2
General Studies-3
General Studies-4
Ethics-1
Ethics-2
Ethics-3
2019 top 10 list with Downloadable Answer Sheets

Videos On Answer Writing Strategy Of UPSC Toppers.

Just do not copy their strategy blindly every UPSC aspirants have to make their own strategy to clear the exams.

No doubts the tips they share is awesome but you have to figure out your weakness and your strengths.

Tina Dabi 2015 AIR-1

Nandini K.R 2016 AIR-1

Anudeep Durishetty 2017 AIR-1

Kanishak Kataria, 2018 AIR-1

Pradeep Singh 2019 AIR-1

How to Write Answers Like A Topper In UPSC Mains?

Answer writing in UPSC main is very different from all other exams that you have given in the past.

Here in the UPSC mains exam, the motive of you should be to impress the examiner or the person who is checking your answers.

Here i will discuss some tips that you should know to become a topper by writing a good content full answers.

Here are some steps you can follow to write your answers.

Step 1 – Practice

  • Use Loose Sheets:- To practice answer writing you will need UPSC loose sheets. Which you can download from here. Using these sheets you can start writing your answers in a better way.
  • Time Limit:- You have to write answers in the time limit because as everyone can write high-quality answers if they have ample time. But UPSC only provides only three hours. So you also have to do that.
  • Write 3-4 Answers daily:- You can get questions to practice easily from the platforms like Insights of India. For that, you have to read newspapers and editorials.

Step 2 – Evaluate

  • After writing answers you need to evaluate it or check it whether you wrote a good answer or not. For that, you can look at how others write the answers.
  • See whether you have covered all the points asked in the question or not if not then you have to include them.

Step-3 Make You Own BluePrint.

Having a blueprint means you will write your answers very fast than others in the exam. A blueprint can be easily made by you just have to include below things in your answers.

  • Introduction
  • Subheading Or main Body.
  • Diagrams, facts, Flowcharts etc.
  • Conclusion.

Your answer should cover the every part of the question.

For Example:- You have to write both positive and negative points for each answer also conclude the answer on a positive note.

Which Coaching Institute Is Best for Giving UPSC Mock Test?

Vajiramandravi and Vision IAS is best for giving the mock test for UPSC Mains. In the year 2019 More 350 Aspirants cleared UPSC they all belong to Vajiram and Ravi.

How to practice answer writing for mains?

Read: How to Start Answer Writing Practice For UPSC Mains? You will get everything related to answer writing.

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Manish Pandey

My name is Manish Pandey; I am a full-time blogger at degreesetup.com. Here on This site, you will learn about content related to education and guides for students to make their lives easier!

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