08-APR-2019: "Early education in AMU shaped my personality": Junaid Ahmad, IAS third ranker
Aligarh, April 8: "My early education at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) went a long way in shaping my personality in more than one way. Formative education instilled a strong sense of purpose in me and I owe a lot to AMU," said Junaid Ahmad, ranked third among 759 other candidates in the UPSC's Civil Services Examination.
"My schooling taught me that there is no substitute for hard work and it is important to come out with flying colours," said Junaid.
The elated Junaid attended AMU for his schooling from sixth standard to 12th at the STS School. He completed graduation in electronics engineering and was training for the post of joint commissioner, Income Tax after securing the 352nd rank in Civil Services examinations last year.
Hailing Junaid's worth admiring effort, AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor said that inspiring success of Junaid has fired the imagination of many students in AMU, who committed themselves to emulate Junaid.
Besides Junaid, as many as five other candidates, who studied at Aligarh Muslim University qualified the UPSC's Civil Services Examination, 2019.
AMU Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) students, Dr Bushra Bano (Phd Management) and Mohammad Hashim (B Tech, Mechanical) secured the 277th and 448th ranks respectively.
Veer Pratap Singh (B Tech, Mechanical) has been ranked 92nd, Baber Ali Chagatta (B A Political Science) secured 364th position and Vivek Kumar Dausad (BSc Physics) was ranked 749th.
Prof Tariq Mansoor (Vice Chancellor) and Prof Saghir Ahmad Ansari (Director RCA) have congratulated the students for the success and wished them the best for the future.
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