GUWAHATI, November 17, 2018: Maria Tanim, the topper of ACS Examination 2016, results of which declared yesterday, has received a grand felicitation and cash award here today at the ERD Foundation, Guwahati.Maria and five more students have cleared ACS this time from FACC, the competitive examination coaching centre of ERDF. All the achiever students were felicitated and were paid back their entire coaching fees.
Mahbubul Hoque, Chairman, ERD Foundation todayfelicitated and handed over cash award of Rs 50,000 to Maria Tanim for her outstanding performance in the competitive examination. Maria is the daughter of Kutub Uddin Barbhuya and Ismtara Barbhuya and she hails from Hailakandi. Mr Sailen Baishya, the coach and Director of FACC was also felicitated and awarded Rs 50,000 for his constant effort and dedicated commitment towards teaching and guiding the students. Students from FACC who have come with flying colours in the APSC 2016 exams are: Koustabh Roy(ACS), Namrata Das(ACS), Moonsoon Barkataki(ALRS), Mausum Pratim Nath (ACS)and Raj Ballabh Mahanta (AEO).
Addressing the ACS and UPSC aspirants and others present in the programme, the first rank holder Maria Tanim said, “I am grateful to my mentors, Chairman MHoque sir, coach Sailen Baishya sir and all the faculties for supporting me in my journey. I worked with utmost honesty, perseverance and focus during my preparation. I attended all the mock tests conducted by the my coaching center. I was regular with my studies. I believe that having belief in myself, persistent effort, dedication and hard work paid me. There is no short cut to success and one should give his or her 100 per cent to achieve success. I want to serve the state as per government rules with utmost integrity and honesty”.
“Poor meritorious students who want coaching and guidance are invited to approach ERDF for educational support”, said M Hoque. Sailen Baishya, the Director of FACC saidthat for exams like civil services, preparation duration should be long, for example, 12 to 18 months to get a good result. Reading NCERT books from school level is very essential. “Today I am very happy for the success of my students”, he added.
Another flagship programme of ERDF which is now being implemented by USTM is Hoque 20. Under this programme, 20 brilliant students are selected through examinations, who are then awarded with full sponsorship for undergoing coaching to appear in Civil Service Examinations. Only three months back, USTM celebrated the success of 27 NET/ SLET/GATE qualified students by giving back their entire course fees along with admission fees as per its ‘Pay Back Policy’.