UPSC Civil Service Exam allow to choose one optional subject to every candidate, you can check last year topper list with their optional subject.

PSC Civil Service Exam Toppers with their optional Subjects

UPSC Civil Service Exam: Union Public Service Commission conduct Civil Service Exam every year in three phases i.e. Prelims, Mains written Exam and interview. Prelims exam consist 2 papers i.e. General Studies and CSAT. Candidates who qualify Prelims will allow to sit in mains exam. click here to read mains Exam pattern & Syllabus. While applying for UPSC Civil Service exam candidates are asked to choose optional subject for their mains exam. Here is the list of Last year toppers with their optional Subjects.

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Year Topper Name (AIR 1) Optional Subjects *Attempt Home State Service Opted
2018 Kanishak Kataria Maths 1 Rajasthan IAS
2017 Anudeep Durishetty Anthropology 5 Telangana IAS
2016 Nandini K R Kannada Literature 4 Karnataka IAS
2015 Tina Dabi Political Science 1 Delhi IAS
2014 Ira Singhal           Geography 4 Delhi IAS
2014 Gaurav Aggarwal Economics 2 Rajasthan IAS
2012 Haritha V Kumar Economics & Malayalam Literature 4 Kerala IAS
2011 Shena Aggarwal Medical Science and Psychology 1 Haryana IAS
2010 S Divyadharshini Public Administration & Law 2 Tamil Nadu IAS
2009 Shah Faesal Public Administration & Urdu Literature 1 Jammu & Kashmir IAS
2008 Shubhra Saxena Psychology & Public Administration 2 Uttar Pradesh IAS
2007 Adapa Karthik Zoology & Psychology 3 Telangana IAS
2006 Mutyalaraju Revu Electrical Engineering & Maths 3 Andhra Pradesh IAS
2005 Mona Pruthi English Literature & Sociology 3 Haryana IAS
2004 S Nagarajan Geography & Sociology 4 Tamil Nadu IAS
2003 Roopa Mishra Psychology & Public Administration 1 Odisha IAS
2002 Ankur Garg Physics & Chemistry 1 Punjab IAS
2001 Alok Ranjan Jha Geography 3 Bihar IFS(Indian Foreign Service)
2000 Vijaylakshmi Bidari Kannada Literature 2 Karnataka IAS
1999 Sorabh Babu Maths & Mechanical Engineering - Uttar Pradesh IAS
1998 Bhawna Garg Maths & Chemistry 1 Punjab IAS
1997 Devesh Kumar Chemistry & Geography - Bihar IAS
1996 Sunil Kumar Barnwal Physics & Maths - Jharkhand IAS
1995 Iqbal Dhaliwal Economics & Public Administration - Tamil Nadu IAS
1994 Srivatsa Krishna Public Administration & Psychology - Karnataka IAS
1991 Raju Narayana Swamy Medicine & Malayalam Literature - Kerala IAS

Note: Attempt mentioned above are for their 1st rank only. It may possible that, they have had qualified UPSC CSE exam in earlier attempts.