This article is about a girl who has topped the tough CA exam fighting all the odds when the whole family of four people resided in one room in Mumbai, sustaining from the meager income of auto-rickshaw driver.
|Prema the topper of CA exam (courtesy: The Hindu)|
Hard work and honest labour results in best of result and here is an example of Ms. Prema Jayakumar.
Belonging to a family which is said to be from the low income strata of our society, Prema bravely tamed all the odds against her, topping the exam of India Chartered Accountancy (CA) held in November 2012 of which result was declared on 21st January 2013.
Residing in a one room chawl in the suburban Malad of business capital of India—Mumbai. Her father–Jayakumar Perumal–is an auto-rickshaw driver and has a family of four people, wife, son and Prema. Originally belonging to Tamil Nadu state of India this family has migrated to Mumbai several years back.
24 years old Prema scored 75.8% marks in the CA exam, says that her parents fight negatives which hindered her way to progress but she braved only by the motivation from her parents. She further said, “My parents have never cared for the finances which were involved in her and her brother’s education, who has also completed his CA with her at an age of 22 years.”
She stood second in her graduation (B.Com) exam from Mumbai University scoring 90% marks.