Jamia Teachers’ Association felicitates UPSC Civil Services Topper Shruti Sharma
Jamia Teachers’ Association (JTA) felicitated UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021 1st rank holder Shruti Sharma at an impressive function today in the Auditorium of the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI). Shruti prepared for the coveted exam from the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) of the university.
This year 23 candidates including Shruti cleared UPSC Civil Services Examinations from RCA,JMI.JMI Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar, Registrar Prof. Nazim Husain Jafri, JTA President Prof. Majid Jameel, JTA General Secretary Dr Mohd Irfan Qureshi, Vice President Prof. Nafis Ahmad and other office bearers of the association jointly felicitated Shruti on the dais. The auditorium was jam-packed by staff and students of the university during the function.
Shruti also presented cheques to few JMI students out of the total 308 selected for JTA merit cum means scholarship. JMI Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar in her address said “On behalf of entire Jamia fraternity, I would like to offer my heartiest congratulations to every RCA achiever, especially to Shruti Sharma, on her spectacular and outstanding success who made us proud beyond measure. She has also emerged as a symbol of women empowerment.”While addressing the audience Shruti said “I thank everyone for the success but the RCA has been a very important part of my entire UPSC journey and teachers here supported me at every stage.
The facilities I got here helped me focus on my studies and not to bother about other tiny little things. The peer group at the academy also helped me a lot as I think our peers can be our teachers also. RCA helped us in forming tiny groups to study together, learn from each other, have discussions together and many others from my peer group also succeeded in the exam.”JTA President Prof. Majid Jameel whole heartedly congratulated Shruti and underlined the major role of RCA in her securing 1st rank in IAS exam.
JTA Gen. Secretary Dr Irfan Qureshi compared the function with motivational quotes and cited the success story of the RCA so far. JTA Vice President Prpf Nafis Ahmadsaid that students should get inspired by Shruti’s success and feel confident that getting top rank is always achievable. The function ended with a vote of thanks by JTA Executive Committee member Dr Mohsin Ali.