Kupwara, Oct 24: A 19-year-old youth made his family and relatives proud by becoming one of the only candidate from border district of Kupwara to qualify JEE-Advance despite lockdown and internet shutdown in the valley for months together.
According to Kashmir News Service (KNS), Anzar Nazir after qualifying JEE mains, have now qualified JEE advance and got selected, in India’s one of the top IIT Roorke to study BTech, in civil engineering.
“Anzar scored +22 and he is lone candidate from district Kupwara with a rank of 188. He is one among 200 selected candidates by IIT Roorke. Living in border district with different life style, Anzar is unknown to mobile, internet and games as people in his surroundings are fond of these things”, says his brother.
Anzar who comes from poor family, his father Nazir Ahmad Dar is working as a labour and feeding his family in tough times. He describes his son, “obedient” and “very hardworking”.
Anzar hails from Sahipora village of Langate. Hepassed his 12th from Government Higher Secondary School, Langate in Medical Science with 60% marks.
While talking to Kashmir News Service, Anzar said since my secondary education I have thought of doing something challenging. “I worked hard, I used to study 8 hours everyday. No doubt I belong to a poor family but my family never let me feel any hardship. I thank my teachers especially to a local academy where I used to go for coaching”, he said.
In his message to other students, Anzar said “I would recommend every student who wants to qualify these professional exams, to work hard and well focused on your studies without wasting time”.
“Neither I have any smartphone nor I was on social media. I was just committed to my goal which I have achieved now”, he said.
Faculty member of Qaziabad institute of Excellence (QIE) Sajad Ahmad Mir, told to KNS, that Anzer Nazir is quite different from other students, very hardworking and down to earth. He is very punctual, he used to come separately for doubt clearing, and we congratulate him. Anzar is an open example to other students who want to do something in their life. I feel that students living in villages don’t need to go miles for coaching classes, we have here now qualified faculty and fertile coaching academies in rural areas, he added.
“His life is very much simple and religious. He remains often away from sports and only concentrates on studies. We supported him at every moment”, Abdul Rashid, Anzar’s uncle told KNS.
The results for the Joint Entrance Examination, (JEE) Advanced 2020 were declared by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi on October 05, 2020. More than 40,000 students have passed the engineering entrance examination.