The ICAI launched the results for the CA final and foundation (July) 2021 at this time. Of the 83,606 candidates registered for Chartered Accountants closing examination (new course), 19-year outdated Nandini Agrawal emerged because the topper with 614/800 marks. Her 21-year outdated brother, Sachin Agrawal has achieved all India rank (AIR) 18.
College students of the Victor Convent Faculty in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district, Sachin and Nandini cleared class 12 in 2017. Nandini had skipped two lessons early in childhood and therefore, she has been in the identical class as her elder brother since class 2.
“My brother and I’ve been finding out collectively since college. We additionally ready for IPCC and CA closing collectively. Our technique has been easy — we assist one another however we critique much more. Once we clear up a query paper, he checks my solutions and I test his. There have been moments once I was dropping hope however my brother’s assist obtained me on monitor,” says Nandini, who’s presently pursuing her articleship from PwC. She had additionally obtained an AIR 31 within the IPCC examination.
Whereas pandemic hampered the preparations of many of the aspirants, it really labored within the favour of this brother-sister duo. It allowed them extra time to review and revise the subjects.
“There have been occasions once we fought like loopy however that solely lasted for a while and we obtained again to regular. I might have been pleased with even 70 per cent marks as I didn’t have excessive expectations however I knew that Nandini will do nice. She’s sensible and deserves all of the success. In some ways, she is my mentor,” says Sachin, who’s pursuing his articleship from Gurugram-based agency, One Level Advisors.
Their father, Naresh Chandra Gupta is a tax practitioner whereas their mom Dimple Gupta is a housewife. Nandini and Sachin each advise aspirants to observe the ICAI research materials for acing the examination as “it has labored very well for them”.
Nandini feels that almost all typically, dad and mom don’t put sufficient religion in a girl-child relating to aggressive exams, which is why lesser women go for and clear a few of the hardest exams.
“Women typically get fewer possibilities to show themselves as in comparison with boys. If they can’t crack any aggressive examination in a single or two makes an attempt, then they’re requested to provide it up, whereas the identical doesn’t apply to boys. I’ve been lucky sufficient to have very supportive dad and mom, however all dad and mom ought to assist their youngsters observe their goals, be it a boy or a woman,” she says.
Nandini and Sachin each had opted for the CA new course as a result of in 2018, after they have been registering for IPCC, the outdated course was already out of the image. So, the brand new course was their default selection.
“In our case, we had no choice to select from. Moreover, the brand new course is extra complete as in comparison with the brand new course because it covers new accounting requirements, that are real looking and in keeping with the present market necessities,” says Sachin.