Failure to get engineering admissions, made me work harder: CA exam topper

Jan 16, 2014, 14:13 IST | Harshala Barge

Gaurav Deepak Shrawagi (22) now aims to have a good career after holding the topper's position in CA exams, with 66.75%

Despite failing to get into engineering college, Gaurav did not loose hope and continued working hard.

CA topper Gaurav Deepak Shrawagi. File pic

Surprising everyone, inculding himself, Gaurav topped the Chartered Accountants examination in first attempt.

No good night’s sleep during the preparations and complete concentration during his exams was the only mantra he lived on.

He use to study for about 13 to 15 hours a day, Gaurav claims to have got all the support and guidance from his professors any hour of the day and his parents were the great source of inspiration.

Engineering College but he dreamt of doing a good career and being well educated, which he did after choosing CA as an option.

May be for lot of students the CA exams might have been difficult and have taken lot of efforts to clear the exams but Gaurav was first time lucky, he completed his graduation last year along with which he prepared for his CA exams and completed it in first attempt.

Son of a doctor Deepak Shrawgi, Gaurav said, “I did my commerce graduation from Hislop College from Nagapur University, my parents did not force him for anything and hence took CA as an option to do well in the future.

With no admission in Engineering college, I was upset but I wanted to do something which counted and my hard work has paid off well.”

“When I came to know that my son is the topper my happiness was boundless and I am so proud of him,” said, Dr Deepak Shrawagi.

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