The announcements of the UPSC results bring great cheer to qualifiers and their families across the country, but the moment of celebration is sweeter at the Department of law in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
Mr Abdul Qadir Pasha, a research scholar from the Department of Law, who is now an inspirational story for civil services aspirants in AMU has qualified the UPSC exam for the post of Labour Enforcement Officer (Central), conducted by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.
Mr Pasha credits the Maulana Azad Library, AMU for his success. “I depended on AMU’s library and self-study for the preparations,” he said.
“I borrowed books for the basic and main subjects from the Maulana Azad Library,” he said adding that he would study eight to nine hours daily and practice answer writing of questions daily.
Giving tips to AMU UPSC aspirants, Mr Pasha said that it is important to solve papers of last ten years for better preparation and read newspapers and online portals for current affairs knowledge.
He is also writing a research thesis on ‘Food Security Laws in India: Problems and Prospects’ under the supervision of Prof Mohammad Tariq, In-Charge, Law Society.
Mr Pasha is a member of the International Council of Jurists, London, UK. He was also awarded a research grant for Doctoral Fellows from the Indian Council of Social Science and Research, New Delhi.