Story : From madrasa
to IAS | Waseem-ur-Rehman in his own words
Waseem-ur-Rehman is the first Madrasa product who has achieved the historic
success in UPSC exams. His accounts are really inspiring for anyone who is
willing to opt for this coveted career. Ummid.com brings the complete audio of
his speech delivered at Dr. Manzoor Hasan Ayyubi hall in Malegaon.
received his early education at a Madrasa and later completed BUMS from Aligarh
Muslim University after graduating from Darool Uloom Deoband. This is the first
instance in the country when a Madrasa student has achieved such a success. More
interestingly, he gave all his exams in his mother tongue Urdu.
"I was not aware if
by doing BUMS, I am eligible for appearing in the UPSC exams", recalled Dr.
Waseem, adding, "But when I started enquiring, I was surprised to know that
not only my BUMS degree is enough for me to appear for the UPSC exams, but I
would be able to solve all my papers in my own desired language."
Urdu being his mother
tongue, Dr. Waseem opted for the language and succeeded in cracking the coveted
exam. But the importance of English language stands to its place. "There is
one paper on communication in English and we have to work for our expertise in
Moreover much to the
inspiration of the Urdu language students, Dr. Waseem opted Persian as the main
subject. "This helped me in narrowing down the competition", Dr.
Waseem, who had completed MD in Unani Medicines simultaneously, advised,
"There is no competition to the hard work. It the hard work and commitment
that would give you the result."