This Girl topped IAS exam, She was disowned by her parents because she was disabled


UPSC conducts an examination for Civil Services for recruitment to different Civil services of GOI, including IAS, IFS, IPS among others, where CSE is the most difficult and competitive examination in India.

Ummul Kher, a 28 years old girl from Delhi, who was disowned by her parents due to the fragile bone disorder she had since she was a kid and wanted to study further after class 8th cracked the Civil Services Examination in her first attempt with All India rank of 420. She proved the world that DREAM IS THE WISH THAT YOUR HEART MAKES and you can fulfill all your wishes if you are focused.

Cleared UPSC exam - A real life fighter

She shifted with her family to Delhi from Rajasthan, where her father used to work as a street vendor selling clothes near Hazrat Nizamuddin and she endured 8 surgeries for 16 fractures due to her disease. After completing her class 5th from Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Institute for The Physically Handicapped she later joined Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust where she studied till Class 8th and she had to pay nothing as it was a Government Organization. She wanted to study further, but her parents were against her study and broke all their love bonds with her.

As per her, she was even abused by her parents and got questioned on her study intentions which was a worst time for her. Then the brave lady left home and started living in a Jhuggi(hut) in slum area as she could afford only that, in Trilokpuri. She helped children in their studies to bear her expenses for survival and support herself. She took tuitions till 11 pm at night, where most children were from slums and she used to earn Rs 50- Rs 100 from individual student.

She scored 92% marks in Class XII, and got an admission in Gargi College, Delhi, later she cracked the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), under which she started getting Rs 25000 per month.

She is hoping to get IAS under physical disability quota. Let’s pray for her success and wish her all the best for her life with all the positive attitude she had towards such a painful life.

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