Pavneet Kaur is a 2014 batch IAS officer of the Maharashtra cadre. She is from a computer engineering background. She showed her interest in social work at a young age. Before preparing for Civil Service Examination she worked with NGO also joined Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan in Rajasthan. Her first UPSC attempt wasn’t successful. She cleared UPSC in her second attempt. Her UPSC Rank was 49. Currently, she is serving as a Collector of Amaravati.

NamePavneet Kaur
Date of Birth1 July 1987
Age34 years old (as in July 2021)
Birth PlaceNot known
FatherNot known
MotherNot known
Marital StatusNot known
SchoolNot known
CollegePune Institute of Computer Technology.
Educational QualificationGraduate (B.E.)
UPSC Rank49

Early Life

Pavneet Kaur was born on 1 July 1987 in Panjab. She completed her B.E. Computer Engineering from Pune Institute of Computer Technology. After graduation, she started doing a job but soon she quit her job to find her moorings. She is a social worker type of person. She worked for an NGO. She also won a scholarship from SPICMACAY to intern with Mazdoor Kisaan Shakti Sanghatan with Aruna Roy as my mentor.

After this, she started preparing for UPSC and unfortunately at first she could not succeed. After she kept preparing and one day she succeeds and she got 49 UPSC rank which was an incredible performance. She became a 2014 batch IAS officer.


After quitting her job she started preparing for UPSC and she succeeded and became an IAS officer. As an IAS officer, she worked on various posts. In 2015 she was posted as assistant secretary, ministry of home affairs.

In 2018 she was posted as CEO of Zila Parishad Aurangabad, Maharashtra in charge of 864 Gram panchayats covering a 1.6 Million population. Before this posting, she was working as an assistance collector and project officer. Currently, she is the Collector of Amaravati.

Reference –

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