IIM Lucknow has come across many-a-reason to celebrate this year. With the placement season upon them, it came as a surprise when every student got placed within three days.
Adding to the joyous news is the job offer received by a visually impared student.
The 21-year-old Paridhi Verma left job seekers stunned as she landed a job offer at a micro-finance bank, reports the Hindustan Times. She managed to get her hands on the job as a customary relationship executive despite her visual impairment.
She cleared the Common Admission Test (CAT), for admission into management institutes, in her first attempt. By then she had already obtained her BBA degree and had been aspiring to pursue Masters in Business Administration (MBA).
She says had prepared for CAT for three months and was pleased to obtain a seat in one of the most reputed B-schools in India.
She managed to pursue her education and clear examinations with the help of readers and scribes. She was 19 when she joined IIM Lucknow was cheered on as the youngest student of her batch.
In her final year at college in 2015, the Rajasthan government honoured her with the “Women of the Future Award”. She was also awarded by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on ‘Daughters Day’ to promote education in adversity.
Source: The Indian Express