Mumbra : Zareen Khan, whose father works in a garage in Thane, Maharashtra, has achieved All India Rank-1 in the examination of CA Intermediate Old Course. She beat over 4,000 candidates to secure the first position.
She used to study all night to focus better as in the daytime, there is too much noise in her area. After completing her graduation she worked in a company to pay for her preparation coaching classes. ”I did an internship for a year, post which I worked in a Thane-based company. I used the money to pay for my CA classes,” she said while speaking to Times of India.
Khan was facilitated by State housing minister Jitendra Awhad on Thursday.
She is live in an around 300 sqft house in Mumbra. Her father is a mechanic and her mother is homemaker. Zarine is among the first ones in her family to apply for a professional course. Khan’s younger brothers are now inspired by her and aims to take their studies more seriously. Her sister has done B.sc and is currently employed.
”As no one is well educated in the family I wasn’t even aware about the courses available or what I should pursue. It was not until 2017 after I completed my graduation that I applied for CA.”
She says that she had not even imaged to get the top rank. ”I had not expected to be a ranker, let alone be the first in the country as I was too scared to even take the exam… With my family strongly backing me, I decided to take the exam last year.”
Zarin received her early education 1st to 10th from Patel High School (in Urdu Medium.) In 2011, She has been passed the 10th exam with 85% marks. After SSC She was admitted in Abdullah Patel High School & Junior College, Mumbra in Commerce Field.
She successfully completed her HSC in 2013 with 80% marks. Later she enrolled in Ramanand Veer DV College of Bhandup in (BAF) for B.Com. & completed her Graduation in 2016 with 80% marks.
After that she work in a firm to over comes her financial problems .
After a year she made a plan and join Coaching institute for CA preparation and Alhamdulillha she got All India Rank 1st in Intermediate exam. Her success is very important because This year only 12.80% students clear CA intermediate exam.
Zarin’s father Yusuf Khan has studied till 10th class only & Auto Mechanic by profession. Her mother get education till 8th grade only from Urdu medium school & housewife. Her elder sister is a Science Graduate & work for medical coding in a company.
She has 2 younger brothers both completed SSC from Urdu Medium School & now working as Salesmens at a clothing store in Mumbra.
Zarin’s father said that he only gives permission to go for study rest she has do herself but yes her mother always supported her.
She got online coating classes and study at home 12 to 13 hrs daily.
Her message to the students she told that Success in any field requires hard work and only hard work. Students should always adopt the habit of reading comprehensively. If you do not understand something in school, then ask to your teacher & clarify your doubt at the same time. Never keep backlog of study that you have never understood. Makes punctuality is a part of your life And specifically set your Goal.