Poonch: Parshanjeet Kaur, 23, from Poonch town has outshined in UPSC examination securing 11th rank at the national level. Kaur daughter of Nirmal Singh and Darshan Kour hailing from Radio Station Mohalla in Poonch also qualified Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Services this year.
Kaur said that she had her basics schooling from Poonch and completed her graduation from Government Degree College, Poonch and pursued her Masters from the University of Jammu.
“I relied on self studies with no coaching at all,” she said, terming hard work, time management, and motivational support of her family as her success catalysts.
Talking about her passion for civil services, Kaur said that she had qualified the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Services exam this year only but her dream was to become an IAS officer and now her dream had been realised.
“I had high hopes to qualify this prestigious exam but was not sure about such a good rank,” she said.
Her mother Darshan said Parshanjeet used to study around 18 hours a day. “She always wanted to become an IAS officer and used to study almost the entire day. Her hard work is the reason for her success,” she said.