Irmim Shamim- first Gujjar woman from J&K to clear AIIMS Exam

According to Irmim Shamim, dream is not the one that you see in sleep but the one that doesn’t let you sleep. Yes, Irmim scripted a success story for herself as she became the first Gujjar woman in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district to crack the MBBS AIIMS entrance exam. It was a dream-come-true moment for her.

Shamim became an inspiration to all the girls in the valley and all her hard work finally bore fruit. Speaking to news agency ANI, Shamim explained how she broke all the barriers to make it to the premier institute.

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As per ANI report, Shamim hails from Dhanore village in the bordering district and she had to walk a distance of 10 kilometres on foot daily to go to school as there was no proper school near the village.

“Everyone has some problem in their life. You have to fight the challenges and success will definitely come to you,” she said.

Her family too is extremely delighted with her choice of career and the success she achieved, all by herself.

Speaking to news agency ANI, Shamim’s uncle Liaqat Choudhary had expressed happiness on her success and added that the girls are the strong hope of the region.

“The girls of Jammu and Kashmir have shown their talent in every field of life on national and international levels,” he added.

District Development Commissioner, Aijaz Asad appreciated her on the achievement and then assured of every possible assistance to continue studies in future.

For the unversed, AIIMS entrance exam is for admission in any one of all the 6 branches of AIIMS, but cracking NEET exam is mandatory to apply for any government or private medical colleges other than AIIMS & JIPMER.

The results of AIIMS MBBS 2019 entrance examination held for 1,150 seats across India were declared on June 13. Total 3,38,457 candidates- 1,57,488 males, 1,80,934 females and 35 third gender candidates turned up for the examination, the AIIMS added in a statement.

Out of them, 11,380 students have qualified.

(With ANI inputs)