Muktendra Kumar IRS Biography, UPSC Marksheet, Age, Rank, Optional Subject, Notes

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Becoming a civil servant is a dream for many UPSC aspirants. However, only a few get successful in achieving this dream as UPSC civil services exam is one of the most difficult exams to crack in India. But with hard work and the right strategy, one can crack it. Today, we will tell you about one such person,  Muktendra Kumar who cleared the UPSC exam with an All India Rank (AIR) of 819 which makes him eligible for Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer.

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Muktendra Kumar UPSC Marksheet (Prelims)

Muktendra Kumar UPSC Marksheet (Prelims)
Roll Number 5411748
Name Muktendra Kumar
Paper 1 Unknown
Paper 2 Unknown


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Muktendra Kumar Biography

Muktendra Kumar Biography
NameMuktendra Kumar
All India Rank819th Rank
Roll Number5411748
Optional SubjectHindi Literature
Hometown/CityUttar Pradesh

The 23-year-old, who has been preparing for the last three years, is the son of a poor Dalit laborer who works at a brick kiln in Uttar Pradesh’s Brijnore. Muktendra’s father Satish Kumar occasionally works in a crusher and transports bricks and his family gets a government’s monthly scheme which gives them free ration (rice and wheat).

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He is among the aspirants who opted for Hindi as their study medium to pass the UPSC exam. He is also one of the several successful UPSC aspirants from remote, rural, and disadvantaged backgrounds. 

Muktendar told, that it is very important to remove poverty as the kind of life they have lived is very difficult. “It is very important to remove poverty, the kind of life we have lived is very difficult. A lot has to be done for the backward and for the women. I want to do this by joining the service,” he says.

He also mentioned coming from a backward background where dreaming is a “big thing.” He also mentioned that he earlier only knew about SSC (Staff Selection Commission) but when he learned about UPSC, he made it his goal.

This year a total of 613 men and 320 women have cleared the UPSC exam.

Muktendra Kumar is one of the few people who have achieved their dream of passing the difficult Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) test and becoming a high-ranking government worker.


Muktendra Kumar got the 819th spot on the UPSC test, which meant he could be sent to work for the Indian Revenue Service (IRS). But he still works hard and with the same drive because IAS is his next goal.

Hindi Medium UPSC Aspirant

In recent years, more and more people who want to pass the prestigious UPSC test are choosing to study in Hindi. Kumar is one of them. He is also one of a number of great UPSC candidates who come from more and more remote, rural, and poor parts of our society.

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Simple Beginnings

Kumar comes from a very low-income home. He is the son of a poor Dalit worker in the Bijnore area of Uttar Pradesh. His father works at a brick kiln. Satish, Muktendra’s father, sometimes works in a crusher and moves bricks. His family lives off of a free monthly feed that the government gives to BPL families. In UP’s Saidpur village, his mother Kavita, father Satish, and two brothers live in a one-room house.

How Did He Get Ready For UPSC?

Due to a lack of money, he couldn’t go to specialised coaching schools. Instead, he took online coaching classes on the video-sharing website YouTube, which helped him a lot as he prepared for the UPSC. By passing the important UPSC test, Muktendra has made the Dalit people of Saidpur and his village very proud. Since May 23, when he found out he passed the UPSC test, many people have come to his house to congratulate him.

But this new position isn’t the end of his goal. “It’s very important to get rid of poverty, like

What does he want to do next?

Muktendra wants to do everything he can to help the poor because he comes from a poor family and knows how hard it was for his parents to raise him. In an interview, he said that he could not dream of anything big because he came from a very poor family.

Before he heard about the UPSC, he only knew about the Staff Selection Commission. When he heard about the UPSC, he started getting ready for it. Muktendra’s family is happy that his sister’s wedding will go well and that his home’s roof can finally be fixed.

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