Son of the Govt School Headmaster, Amir Set To Enter IAS
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 31 May 2023, 9:01 am IST
- 3 minutes read
- Aamir Khan cleared UPSE CSE 2022 with AIR-154, in his third attempt
- Overcame temporary disruption of studies caused by Covid-induced lockdown
- Put his passion for cricket on the backburner to focus completely on studies
- A report by Srajan Girdonia
It is a moment of great pride and joy for Aamir Khan, the son of a government school headmaster in Banda, Uttar Pradesh as he cleared the UPSC civil services exam, securing an impressive 154th rank – enough to get him into much coveted IAS. The achievement has fulfilled his father’s dream of seeing his son serve the nation and has brought immense happiness to the entire family – having three brothers, and four sisters besides his parents.
Indian Masterminds had an exclusive video interview with Aamir Khan, where he discussed his coaching at the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) of Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi. He also spoke about his preparation strategy for the UPSC CSE exam, and how the RCA helped him crack this exam. He also shed light on the importance of such initiatives for a society like India, emphasizing the impact they have on shaping the future of the nation.
Left Village 20 Years Ago
Rafaqat Hussain, Aamir’s father, always wanted his son to pursue a path that would contribute to the betterment of the country. Leaving their village behind 20 years ago, Rafaqat dedicated himself to providing his children with quality education. Aamir’s success not only brings pride but also recognition to the district of Banda.
The Covid Disruption
Despite coming from a modest background, Aamir’s dedication and perseverance have led to this exceptional achievement. He has received numerous accolades and prizes throughout his academic journey. Aamir completed his high school education in Banda before pursuing his Class 12 from Aligarh and obtaining a BTech degree from Aligarh Muslim University.
The Covid-19 pandemic disrupted Aamir’s studies, affecting his performance in the UPSC exam. However, he remained resilient and determined. After facing setbacks in his previous attempts, Aamir secured the 154th rank in his third and final attempt.
Passion For Cricket
Apart from his academic pursuits, Aamir also nurtured a passion for cricket. However, he never compromised on his studies and devoted 14 to 16 hours a day to his preparations. Moreover, Aamir also motivates and inspires his siblings to excel in their studies. His remarkable achievement serves as a shining example for his family, community, and aspiring civil service aspirants across the nation.
Aamir’s dedication, perseverance, and resilience in the face of challenges serve as a shining example for aspiring civil servants across the nation, emphasizing the transformative power of education and determination in fulfilling dreams.
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