Pradeep Singh is the son of a petrol pump worker who overcame a lot of hardship and limited resources and cracked the IAS exam. The 22-year-old hails from Indore was one of the youngest candidates to appear in UPSC 2018 exams and crack it. His father Manoj Singh originally from the town of Gopalganj in Bihar. Manoj Singh worked as a petrol pump worker and his mother is a housewife.
In the recently released UPSC Civil Services 2019 results, Pradeep shined again, finding a spot at the AIR 26 rank.
Pradeep born in 1996 studied in a CBSE school in Indore and then completed his graduation in B.Com (Hons) from IIPS DAVV. Since a very young age, Pradeep was confident that he wanted to be in administrative service.
He started his UPSC Civil Services preparation and moved to Delhi. To afford his coaching and accommodation, his father had to sell their home and move into rented accommodation. Determined to make the most of his father’s sacrifices and efforts, he focused on cracking the civil services examination. Hard work paid off and he cracked the examination in 2018 and was offered a position in the Indian Revenue Services.
Determined still, he did not give up and continued to strive for a better rank.