Kanishak Katariya Biography, Age, Girlfriend, Height, Weight, Income & More

Kanishak Katariya Biography

Hello friends, in this post UPSC 2018 topper Kanishak Katariya Biography has been discussed.

If you also want to know about Kanishak Katariya early life, his education, family and his success story, then definitely read this post till the end.

Kanishak Katariya was born on 26 September 1992 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. His father’s name is Sanwar Lal Verma, who is an IAS officer. By the way, his mother is a housewife. Therefore, not much personal information is available about them.

Kanishk also has a sister named Tanmaya Kataria who is a medical student. Kanishk, who completed his studies from IIT Bombay, prepared for UPSC exam in the year 2018 and in just 1 year, managed to get the first rank.

Kanishak Kataria Wiki: Here is the Story of the Civil Servant for the UPSC  Exam


Name Kanishak Katariya
Date of Birth 26 September 1992
Birthplace Jaipur, Rajasthan
Father’s Name Savar Lal Verma
Mother’s Name N/A
Brother None
Sister Tanmaya Katariya
Wife Sonal Chauhan
Profession IAS Officer
Famous For UPSC 2018 Topper
Age 29 Years (in 2021)

Kanishak Kataria Family

As we have mentioned above after he got a job, he moved abroad for work purposes. But, he wasn’t happy with his job, the only good thing was he was getting a good salary. So, he decided to come back to India and start his own business. He moved to Bangalore to open his own business, there he realized what lacks in our country when compared with other countries.

He says attention is required for small things and then he decided to take up the IAS exam. Before he moved abroad he had given the IAS exam only because his father insisted. He filled the application without informing and he taught exam pattern is the same. As we all know IAS exam requires a lot of practice so he didn’t clear and moved abroad. But, when he came back he was able to clear the exam.

UPSC results 2019: Kanishak Kataria, 26, topped civil service in his first  attempt - Hindustan Times

Kanishak Katariya Physical Appearance

Height in feet – 5’2″ft
in cm – 159cm
in meters – 1.58m
Weight 64kg (Approx)
Eye Color Black
Hair color Black

Kanishak Katariya Career

Even during his college studies and even after college, Kanishk did many different types of “internships”. Whose information is as follows –

Year Company
March 2013 – July 2013 Microsoft India (internship)
July 2013 – April 2014 IIT – Bombay (Placement Cell Co-ordinator)
February 2014 – April 2014 IIT Bombay (Mathematics Assistant)
September 2014 – February 2016 Samsung Electronics (Software Engineer)
April 2016 – May 2017 Qplum, Banglore (Data Scientist)

Academic Achievements

  • All India Rank – 44 in IIT-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT JEE) – 2010.
  • All India Rank – 24 and State Rank – 3 (Rajasthan) in AIEEE Examination – 2010.
  • CBSE Merit Certificate for Mathematics in AISSE 2008 and AISSCE 2010 for being in top 0.1% students across the country after scoring 100% marks.
  • Merit Certificate for being placed in National Top 1% in National Standard Examination in Physics and State wise Top 1% in National Standard Examination in Chemistry 1+ 2009-10.
  • All India Rank 1 in 11th National Science Olympiad and 2ro International Mathematics Olympiad in 2009.
  • Recipient of KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) Scholarship 2009.
  • Recipient of NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) Scholarship 10 2008.

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Tips by IAS toppers

Check out some tips below.

  • Difficult work and Dedication – One shared characteristic between every one of the IAS clinchers, regardless of their instructive foundation, family status, age, and class, is Hard work and Dedication.
  • Understanding the schedule – Aspirants getting ready for IAS should have total information on UPSC Prelims and Mains Syllabus. The schedule is vital in the UPSC arrangement it gives the legitimate course and, furthermore personal what to peruse and what not to peruse in the common administration’s test.
  • Appropriate Guidance and Support – In UPSC arrangements, competitors need legitimate direction and back to set up their tests.
  • Using time effectively – To be fruitful, one should realize how to use time appropriately. What makes a difference the most is the manner by which adequately you utilize your investigation is significant in IAS arrangement.

Kanishak Katariya Girlfriend

Marital Status Married
Wife’s Name Sonal Chauhan
Girlfriend’s Name Sonal Chauhan
Crush N/A
Son’s Name none
Daughter’s Name none

Kanishak Katariya Marriage

Kanishak – Sonal Wedding Date April 2020

Kanishk and Sonal Chauhan’s friendship was very deep since their college days. By the way, Sonal works in an international company today.

Both of them presented their relationship openly in front of the family members and finally both got married in April 2020.

Kanishak Katariya Hobbies & Favourites

Favorite Actor Aamir Khan
Favorite Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Food N/A
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Sportsperson Roger Federer
PV Sindhu
Hobbies Reading Books

FAQs – Kanishak Kataria

Then, check out the below FAQ for more details.

Did Kanishak Kataria take coaching?

 Yes, he  attended IAS coaching classes for 7-8 months in Delhi

Where Kanishak Kataria is posted now?

Now he is posted as Assistant Collector and Executive Magistrate (Under Training) in Bikaner district, Rajasthan.

At what age did Kanishak Kataria become IAS?

At the age of 26 Kanishk Kataria IAS officer.

Which coaching did Kanishak Kataria join?

Yes he had joined coaching for JEE in Resonance at Kota, Rajasthan since class 9

Is 25 too late for UPSC?

There is no particular age to become an IAS officer but, one needs to look after the age limit to apply for the exam.


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