More than Just a Special Category Student
- Bhakti Kothari
- Published on 29 May 2023, 1:35 pm IST
- 1 minute read
- Suraj Tiwari lost most of his limbs in a major accident in 2017
- He joined JNU in 2018 and made up his mind to become a civil servant
- Watch Indian Masterminds' exclusive video interview here
Watch Indian Masterminds’ exclusive video interview with Suraj Tiwari, an inspiring candidate from the small town of Mainpuri, UP, who secured AIR-917 in UPSC CSE 2022 and will soon become an IAS officer!
Suraj’s success story is extraordinarily special. After losing both his legs, his right arm and two fingers from his left arm, in a horrible accident, Suraj had almost lost hope in life. However, he didn’t give up and after a failed attempt, joined JNU Campus in New Delhi. Here he was introduced to the world of civil services by his friends who were preparing for the same.
He made up his mind to become an IAS officer and bring pride to his town and family. After struggling to learn how to write and do basic chores, he finally held the reins of his life and prepared diligently for the UPSC CSE examination. His efforts bore fruits and he cracked the exam with AIR-917 and secured the second position in the PH category of IAS. Watch his full interview to know more about him and his life by clicking on the link given above.
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