Brother-sister duo aces CA Final examination, Nandini Agrawal achieves AIR 1 while Sachin finds spot in top 20
The ICAI launched the outcomes for the CA remaining and basis (July) 2021 at this time. Of the 83,606 candidates registered for Chartered Accountants remaining examination (new course), 19-year previous Nandini Agrawal emerged because the topper with 614/800 marks. Her 21-year previous brother, Sachin Agrawal has achieved all India rank (AIR) 18.
Students of the Victor Convent School in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district, Sachin and Nandini cleared class 12 in 2017. Nandini had skipped two lessons early in childhood and therefore, she has been in the identical class as her elder brother since class 2.
“My brother and I have been studying together since school. We also prepared for IPCC and CA final together. Our strategy has been simple — we support each other but we critique even more. When we solve a question paper, he checks my answers and I check his. There have been moments when I was losing hope but my brother’s support got me on track,” says Nandini, who’s at present pursuing her articleship from PwC. She had additionally obtained an AIR 31 in the IPCC examination.
While pandemic hampered the preparations of a lot of the aspirants, it really labored in the favour of this brother-sister duo. It allowed them extra time to check and revise the matters.
“There were times when we fought like crazy but that only lasted for some time and we got back to normal. I would have been happy with even 70 per cent marks as I did not have high expectations but I knew that Nandini will do great. She’s brilliant and deserves all the success. In many ways, she is my mentor,” says Sachin, who’s pursuing his articleship from Gurugram-based agency, One Point Advisors.
Their father, Naresh Chandra Gupta is a tax practitioner while their mom Dimple Gupta is a housewife. Nandini and Sachin each advise aspirants to comply with the ICAI examine materials for acing the examination as “it has worked really well for them”.
Nandini feels that almost all typically, dad and mom don’t put sufficient religion in a girl-child in relation to aggressive exams, which is why lesser ladies go for and clear a few of the hardest exams.
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Nandini and Sachin each had opted for the CA new course as a result of in 2018, once they have been registering for IPCC, the previous course was already out of the image. So, the brand new course was their default alternative.
“In our case, we had no option to choose from. Besides, the new course is more comprehensive as compared to the new course as it covers new accounting standards, which are realistic and in line with the current market requirements,” says Sachin.