Shubham Gupta (IAS) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Shubham Gupta is an Indian IAS officer of 2019 batch of Maharashtra cadre. As of 2021, he is working as an Assistant Collector in Nashik (Government of Maharashtra).

Wiki/Biography

Shubham Gupta was born on Wednesday, 11 August 1993 (age 28 years; as in 2021) in Jaipur. His zodiac sign is Leo. His early education took place in Jaipur. When Shubham completed 7th class, due to financial constraints his family shifted to Dahanu Road, a small village in Maharashtra. After this he took admission in Shri Swaminarayan Gurukul, Chala, Vapi, from where he completed 12th class (2012).

Shubham Gupta in his school days

Shubham Gupta in his school days

While in school, Shubham used to help his father in his shoe shop in Maharashtra after his school hours. After completing 12th class, he came to Delhi and wanted to pursue his further studies from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi. However, he could not get admission in that college. He did BA (Hons) in Economics (2012-2015) from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce. Subsequently, he pursued MA in Economics from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, University of Delhi (2015-2017).

Shubham Gupta in his college days

Shubham Gupta in his college days

Shubham gave his first attempt for the UPSC exam in 2015, but could not clear the preliminary exam. In 2016, he attempted again and was successful in clearing all three examinations – Prelims, Mains and Interview. He secured 366th rank and was placed under the Indian Audit and Accounts Services. However, he was not satisfied with his rank and while he was still in his training phase, Shubham appeared for the exam again in 2017 but failed. In 2018, Shubham made his fourth attempt for the exam and secured All India Rank (AIR) 6.

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Physical Appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 7″

Hair Color: Black

Eye colour: black

-Shubham Gupta

Family

Shubham’s father Anil Gupta is a businessman. There is not much information about his mother. He has an elder brother, Krishna Gupta, who is an entrepreneur. His elder sister Bhagyashree Gupta is a CA.

Shubham Gupta's parents

Shubham Gupta’s parents

Shubham Gupta with his brother

Shubham Gupta with his brother Krishna Gupta

Shubham Gupta's sister

Shubham Gupta’s sister Bhagyashree Gupta

CASTEISMAND

Shubham belongs to a middle class family of Jaipur.

livelihood

After securing 366th rank in his second UPSC attempt in the 2017 batch, Shubham was placed at the National Academy of Audit and Accounts, Shimla as an officer trainee.

Shubham Gupta during his training at the National Academy of Audit and Accounts

Shubham Gupta during his training at the National Academy of Audit and Accounts

He completed his training in December 2018. He then worked as Assistant Accountant General in Jaipur, Rajasthan from December 2018 to August 2019. Shubham secured AIR 6 in his fourth attempt in the UPSC exam and became an IAS officer of 2019 batch. Of Maharashtra Cadre.

Shubham Gupta during his training session

Shubham Gupta during his training session

In August 2019, he joined Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie as a trainee officer and later appointed as Assistant Collector, Nashik (Government of Maharashtra) in May 2020.

Shubham Gupta taking oath as Assistant Collector of Nashik

Shubham Gupta taking oath as Assistant Collector of Nashik

Favourite Things

Facts/General Knowledge

  • Shubham likes to collect and read non-fiction books, biographies and autobiographies in his spare time.
  • He is good at sports and loves watching and playing sports like cricket and tennis.
  • During an interview, Shubham told that driving worked like a stress buster for him during difficult times.
  • When Shubham was in class 5, he was inspired to become an IAS officer. Talking about this in an interview he said,

    I was in 5th class. My father came to me and said that he wanted me to become a collector one day. So, I asked him ‘Who is a collector?’ That incident made an impact on my mind and when I was in 11th class I realized that this aspiration of becoming an IAS officer would help me achieve my goals.

  • When Shubham was a teenager his family shifted to a small village in Maharashtra. At that time there was no Hindi or English medium school in his village. Since he was new to Maharashtra, he found it very difficult to study in a Marathi school. Therefore, his father enrolled Shubham and his sister in Shri Swaminarayan Gurukul, Chala, Vapi, which was very far from their place. Shubham and his sister used to catch the train to go to their school and return home.
  • Shubham was a studious person since childhood and never compromised with his studies. Even when he looked after his father’s shop during his school days, Shubham would take his books to the shop and study there in his free time.
  • When Gupta scored good marks in the 10th class examination, his friends and teachers suggested him to pursue science subjects further. However, he was interested in commerce and decided to pursue it.
  • His idol is his father. Talking about his father in an interview, Shubham said,

    My role model is my father because he has struggled a lot in his life. Many times he faced financial crunch and reached the lowest ebb, but still, he managed to recover and bring balance in our lives. His ‘Never Say Die spirit’ really inspires me.

  • Shubham’s medium of instruction for appearing in the UPSC exam was ‘English’.
  • He chose ‘Law’ as an optional subject for his UPSC exam in 2018.
  • Shubham is an avid dog lover and keeps posting his pictures with dogs on his social media accounts.
    Shubham Gupta with dog

    Shubham Gupta with dog

  • He has been invited as chief guest in various programs by NGOs.
    Shubham Gupta was honored in a program organized by an NGO.

    Shubham Gupta was honored in a program organized by an NGO.

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