SILCHAR, May 25: The results of the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council announced on Saturday gave people of Barak Valley a huge reason to cheer as four students made it to the merit list.
While Ashim Sarkar of Vivekananda Junior College stood first in the Commerce stream with 474 narks, his college mate Brinda Roy secured 9th rank with 455 marks.
On the other hand, Daisy Pathak from Government Boys Higher Secondary School bagged second position in Science stream with 477 marks and Harsh Golcha from Karimganj College secured 7th rank with 458 marks.
"I studied 13-14 hours daily and knew the results would be good. I never believed that that a student like me coming from a middle class family,I would secure first position. Credit goes to my college teachers and my parents. I wish to be a teacher and contribute to the noble task of nation building," Ashim told The Assam Tribune. His parents Amit Sarkar and Purnima Sakar also expressed great joy over their son's achievement.
Daughter of Anupam Pathak and Kabita Pathak, Daisy had secured 98.55 per cent in the AIEEE examination. Howwver, she said even as she is appearing in the Engineering tests, she aims to become a doctor. "I had prepared in depth and my parents and uncle have been huge sources of motivation for me although. I wish to see myself as a doctor in life," said Daisy. Her parents, both teachers by profession were stunned at their daughter's success.
Meanwhile, Brinda Roy aspires to become a banker. Sharing her joy, Brinda said " I did not expect this level of success and I am speechless now. I wish to pursue banking as my career."
Debashish Roy and Nandita Roy are elated over their daughter achieving a commendable feat.