In the Chartered Accountants ultimate outcomes declared on Monday, two brothers from Rajasthan’s Pali district – Lalit and Rakesh Solanki – cleared the examination. What makes their success particular is the actual fact their father, Mohanlal, works as a taxi driver throughout the day and as an evening guard.
“My father has encouraged us to study hard. It was his confidence in our abilities that we decided to pursue this exam despite our lack of confidence in the English language,” Lalit Solanki mentioned.
The brothers pursued their total schooling by way of the Hindi medium, besides the CA ultimate exams. However, the journey had many roadblocks because of the lack of availability of research materials and training within the Hindi medium.
“There are very limited sources available for Hindi medium CA aspirants. Even the books provided by the ICAI are two-three years old. We got them translated but the accuracy was not apt,” Lait mentioned.
The brothers additionally joined a personal teaching class however to no avail as many of the teaching was offered within the English language. “We used to carry two books to the coaching. One to keep pace with the class, and the translated version for understanding,” the brothers shared.
As the coachings have been of little to no use, the Solankis approached their class 12 lecturers to assist them perceive the essential ideas. They certified first two levels of the examination (basis and intermediate) by way of Hindi medium however switched to English medium for the ultimate exams.
“The syllabus of final exams is vast and we realised the need for guidance to qualify this stage. Therefore, we decided to change to the English medium. The switch wasn’t easy but the dedication to clear the exam kept us going. As we were studying together, there was a constant motivation from each other’s end,” the brothers mentioned.
Talking about selecting the trail of Chartered Accountancy, the brothers mentioned in small cities science stream is taken into account a greater possibility than commerce and humanities. Their father needed them to pursue engineering like their older brother however each of them had little interest in the topic.
“I opted for non-medical in class 11 but due to lack of interest, I changed my stream to commerce in class 12. My father was upset but he guided me to pursue the highest degree possible in the commerce stream and hence I decided to pursue chartered accountancy as a career,” Rakesh instructed indianexpress.com.
In a household of six, Rakesh and Lalit are the youngest of the 4 brothers. While their eldest brother is an engineer, the opposite one runs a profitable enterprise.