Shiva Thapa was on 3 November 2015 ranked number 2 in the latest international rankings in the 56 kilogram category. He moved up by 5 places compared to previous rankings.
While Shiva got 1550 points overall, the top spot was occupied by Michael Conlan of Ireland with 2150 points.
In the World Amateur Boxing Championships held in Doha in October 2015, they won the gold and bronze medal respectively.
Vikas Krishan Yadav, who lost in the quarterfinals of the Doha event, was the next best-placed Indian at sixth in the 75kg middleweight division.
Satish Kumar, who was also a quarterfinalist in Doha, took the seventh spot in the rankings for super heavyweight (plus 91-kilogram) boxers.