Siddiqui is a 1991 batch IPS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre and joined as Registrar, JMI on deputation in November 2016. He is also the recipient of President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2008.
Registrar of Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) and senior IPS officer AP Siddiqui has been awarded President’s Medal for Distinguished Service. Siddiqui received the medal from the Governor of Himachal Pradesh Bandaru Dattatreya in an Investiture Ceremony at Rajbhawan Shimla, Himachal Pradesh on February 11, 2020. He was selected for the honour for his instrumental role in breaking the ISI network when he was heading the CID unit of Himachal Pradesh police.