Four months after FYBA student Rohan Karkada lost his right arm in a train accident, he finally has a reason to smile.
Not only did the 21-year-old youth appear for his exams in the first week of April after he was discharged from the ICU, on Friday he found out that he scored 45 per cent in the written test.


Against ALL odds: Despite the ordeal, Rohan Karkada decided to appear for his exams as he did not want to waste a year. (Right) mid-day report mentions Rohan’s fall from a crowded train, and how he grittily wrote his tests later.

The Andheri resident appeared for his BA exams with the help of a writer, while he was still recuperating from the mishap. While Rohan secured 45 per cent in his written papers, the internal scores are yet to come.


Mid-day report mentions Rohan’s fall from a crowded train, and how he grittily wrote his tests later ( Click here or on the image above to read the full story).

Rohan’s parents say they are extremely proud of him that he managed to pass in every subject, except Psychology. “We are so happy to see that Rohan performed well in his exams, despite the circumstances. Unfortunately, he missed clearing the psychology paper by just two marks and will reappear for it,” said Rajan Wilson, Rohan’s father.

“Thanks to his friends, Rohan was able to prepare for his exams, despite the agony,” added his father.

The family is currently arranging funds for his prosthetic arm but is anxious, as their hospital bills have already crossed R16 lakh.