ICAI in the present day introduced the outcomes of the CA last examination held in July 2021. This yr, the benefit record is dominated by ladies candidates. In the outdated course consequence, Mangaluru’s Ruth Clare Dsilva has secured all India rank (AIR) 1 scoring 59 per cent. Elated by her success, the topper mentioned that she was assured to clear the examination however was uncertain to safe a rank.
Ruth accomplished education from her hometown and pursued BCom (Hons) from distance studying. “Since school days, my favourite subject was accountancy and therefore, I pursued graduation through distance mode and began my preparation for the CA exam,” the topper mentioned.
Ruth started her CA journey in 2014 and constantly ready for the examination. She devoted round 8-9 hours day by day.
“I prepared the theory subjects through self-study and enrolled myself in online classes for others. One of the main sources of my preparation was the Youtube channel of AIR 1 brothers Ajay and Atul Aggarwal. For the rest of the subjects, I religiously followed the institute’s notes,” Ruth shared.
She referred to CA Vikas Oswal’s e-book for Audit, CA Bhawar Borana’s e-book for direct tax and Yogender Bangar’s e-book for oblique tax. Apart from these, a lot of the preparations had been by way of on-line sources.
Talking a couple of hit of Covid-19 pandemic on the preparation, Ruth mentioned that she didn’t seem for the exams within the first wave however the second wave was certainly irritating for her because the examination dates had been unconfirmed.
“It was tedious to keep track of the news if the exam would be conducted or not. As I had not appeared for the previous attempt, there was an added pressure. The threat of safety was another factor as the cases were rising then. But I tried to keep the preparation going assuming the exam will be held,” the topper mentioned.
Ruth is joyful together with her success however can also be centered on her subsequent purpose. She had determined to seem for the UPSC Civil Service examination. “Now that I ticked off one goal from the list, I will consult with the relevant stakeholders on the UPSC exam preparation to go ahead in that direction,”
For the scholars showing for the CA exams, Ruth suggests sustaining the consistency of preparation and never giving up. For those that will seem within the examination with the outdated course, she suggests analysing their efficiency and resolve whether or not to transform or proceed with their final try.
While prior to now few years it has been noticed that boys normally emerge as CA toppers, this yr was totally different. As Ruth quotes, “Times are changing. Parents are more supportive and encourage their daughters to pursue the career they want to. I hope this new trend continues in the future.”