Navjot Khosa


Navjot Khosa, a Doctor and an IAS Officer, is well-known for securing 95th rank in the Civil Services Examination (CSE), on the third attempt conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. In May 2020, she was appointed as a District Collector of Thiruvananthapuram, Government of Kerela. Initially, Navjot began her career in public administration as an assistant collector in Thrissur. Later, she became a sub-collector in Thalassery and then the food safety commissioner. The administrative officer served as the managing director of the Medical Services Corporation and the National Ayush Mission, Kerala before she was appointed the Thiruvananthapuram collector.

Navjot Khosa Bio

Full Name: Dr. Navjot Khosa Brar

Profession: Doctor and IAS Officer (2012 Batch)

Current Position: District Collector of Thiruvananthapuram, Government of Kerela, June 2020

Earlier Roles: Managing director of Kerala Medical Services Corporation Ltd(KMSCL), Kottayam district collector, Food safety commissioner, State mission director for National Ayush Mission in Kerala

Born: Bhatinda, Punjab

Parents: Father- J.S. Khosa; Mother- Satinderpal Kaur

Siblings: Two Younger brothers

Education: Bachelor of Dental Services (BDS), Government Medical College, Amritsar- Gold Medalist

Educational Institutions: Government Dental College Amritsar, St Joseph’s Convent School, DAV Senior Secondary School

Awards and Ranks: Rajasthan Administrative Service Exam 2010,  95th rank in UPSC 2011

Civil Service Exam Subjects: Punjabi Literature and Geography

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