IMPHAL, June 12: Another topper is aiming to compete in the civil service examination. Ningthoujam Rishikanta from Kwakeithel Soibam Leikai a student of St Joseph, Sangaipurou who topped this year’s High School Leaving Certificate exam, disclosed that he would like to compete in the civil service exams conducted by the Union Public Service commission.
While speaking to this reporter of the IFP, late in the evening at his residence, after he came out as the top position holder of the exam in the state, Rishikanta also expressed his desire to pursue his study further from the National capital, New Delhi.
Unlike other fellow students, the topper revealed that he does not have a specific hour to study per day.
Describing his mode of study, Rishikanta stated that he always remain attentive during his class which includes extra classes or private Tuition class and then properly revising the same at home.
He further maintained that he was hopeful of getting a good position in the exam but never expected to top the list.
Ningthoujam Rishikanta is the last child of the four siblings of Manimohan (father), deputy commandant of the 2nd MR and Memton Devi, an employee of the social welfare department.
Rishikanta also expressed his desire for early declaration of HSLC exam results and added that delays in declaration of results have become a main hindrance for students who are willing to get admission in time and in a good institute outside the state.
Manimohan the topper’s father revealed that his son has been a brilliant student since his childhood and has been topping his class. He stated that his son has been receiving scholarship from the National Talent Search Center and the centre will sponsor him till his mater degree.
Manimohan also said that the success was made possible due to the topper’s mother Memton Devi who devoted much of her time in grooming the children.
Apart from studies he is enthusiastic sportsmen. He have won several awards and prize at the state level table tennis competitions, said Manimohan.
While noting the tremendous disturbances to the academic atmosphere in the state, the topper urged all the concerned to prevent such trend and instead move forward towards a healthy way of developing the academic atmosphere in the state.
(Third position holder)
IMPHAL, June 12: Third position holder of this year’s HSLC examination conducted by the BSEM has opted to pursue his further education in the state.
Unlike other students of the state, Deniel has no intention of going outside the state to further his studies.
Aspiring to become a civil servant, Deniel is against going outside the state for studies at least till one completes class-XII standard explaining that there are no difference in studying in Manipur and outside the state.
Youngest of the three siblings, Deniel was born to Soubam Dhanbir Singh and Soubam ongbi Haobam ningol Pushparani Devi of Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai.
A student of St. Joseph School, Sangaiprou, Deniel was one of the bright student of the school’s section (B) in Class X.
Speaking to this reporter of IFP Deniel said he could not complete his class X syllabus in time but managed to make up with the help of extra tutorials.
Deniel said that the prevailing tense situation in the state due to armed conflict or other reasons which frequently disturb the academic atmosphere in the form of bandh or blockades gives severe impact to the students.
Excessive holidays in the state also disturb the education sector, Deniel said and urged the government to reduce the number of holidays in a calendar year so that students could get more days for study in school.
Regarding to irregularity in supply of electricity in the state, Deniel said lack of adequate supply of electricity in the state gives its impact most to the students as without proper light students find it hard to concentrate.
When asked about his view on frequent disturbances posed to education sector, Deniel said education sector should not be disturb at any cost for it is one key sector for moulding a society of the future.
Deniel gives his credit for the HSLC examination success to his teacher’s including those who gave him tuition, friends and family members.
In his message to younger generation, Deniel asked students to give maximum concentration while studying even for few hours. He said he study about 8/9 hours daily.