Athar Aamir Khan is an IAS Officer currently posted in the Kashmir cadre. 

Right from his school days, Athar has always been an intelligent student.  

He ranked 2nd in the Civil Services Examination (UPSC) and cleared it on his first attempt.  

He was born on 5 September 1992. Athar Aamir belongs to an Islam Sunni family in Anantnag, Kashmir.  

He is the son of Mohammad Shafi Khan, a teacher and his mother is a homemaker.  

Being a brilliant student he cracked almost all the competitive exams he appeared for. 

Athar Aamir Khan finally went to IIT, Mandi. At IIT Mandi, he did B.Tech in Electrical Engineering. 

He even won the ‘Best Young Scientist’ award in the National Children’s Science competition. 

While pursuing his B.Tech he came to know about the topper of the UPSC Civil Services Examination, Shah Faisal. 

After that, he got interested in the IAS exam. In 2014, he qualified for the railway exam and got a job offer at the Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS).