Toppers talk aspirations, preparations for life
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, May 03 2018: Science stream topper Selina Keisham has expressed keen desire to join civil services in the capacity of an IAS officer in the future.

Selina Keisham who is the eldest child of Keisham Sudhir Singh and Keisham (O) Anandi Devi of Singjamei Chingamakha, Imphal West has a younger brother.

She gave credit for her success to her parents, school and tuition teachers.

She said she will further pursue general line by taking up Physics as the main subject in Delhi University.

Asserting that she wants to bring an end to corruption in the State and bring positive changes in the society, she said that she will appear for the Civil Services examination conducted by UPSC to become an IAS officer.

Toppers talk aspirations, preparations for life
Toppers talk aspirations, preparations for life

Selina exuded confidence that many of her wishes can be fulfilled if she becomes an IAS officer.

Selina who studied in Nirmalabas High School.

Imphal from Class II to Class X also secured 11th position in the HSLC examination conducted by BOSEM in 2016 .

She said that she read for 10 to 11 hours in a day when the Higher Secondary exam was near.

However, she read four to five hours normally in a day, exempting tuition hours.

She did private tuition for all subjects in Class XII and opined that doing tuition is necessary for students like her as it helped her in making up what she could not learn in school.

She added that bandhs and blockades often disturb the academic atmosphere of students.

She asked all the youngsters to focus on their studies saying that adolescence period is the most critical phase of human being as one experiences many distractions during mis period.

Selina's father Keisham Sudhir is presently working as Assistant Professor in Liberal College, Luwangshangbam.

Her mother Keisham (O) Anandi Devi runs a shop at Paona Bazar.

Sudhir said that he was satisfied with his daughter's performance this time although he was slightly dissatisfied with Selina's performance in the Matric exam as she worked hard since the early parts of her schooling.

Her mother Anandi informed that she does all the household works tirelessly considering Selina's dedication to her studies.

Commerce topper Sagar Acharya has set his eyes on becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Acharya is a resident of Kangpokpi where his mother Tulasha Acharya runs a small shop.

He has an elder sister Kalpana Acharya who is now studying in the 6th semester (Science stream) at Damdei Christian College, Motbung.

Their father Dharmendra Acharya expired 15/16 years back.

Speaking to this reporter, Sagar Acharya said that he dedicated most of his time to studies and slept for only 4/5 hours in a day.

Putting full faith in the English proverb 'No pain, No Gain', he studied tirelessly and he was not deterred by the poverty of his family.

For his outstanding success, Sagar gave full credit to his mother's and sister's care and support.

Both the mother and the sister were visibly jubilant with the success of Sagar, Yet they expressed serious doubt and concern whether they would be able to send Sagar outside Manipur who wish to pursue Chartered Accountancy course.

The family has no homestead of their own.

They are living in just two rooms of a house belonging to an uncle of Sagar.

Sagar Acharya studied at Froebel English School, Kanglatongbi from Nursery to Class X and the school authority did not charge any money considering their abject poverty.

First position holder in Arts stream Ningthoujam Radharani Devi has expressed keen desire to become a social scientist in future.

Radharani is the youngest daughter of N Mohendro Singh and N Bimola Devi of Lilong Chajing Chingkhong Leikai, Imphal West.

She has five elder sisters.

Expressing contentment with her achievement, she gave the credit of her success to her parents, school teachers and all her colleagues who helped her.

She said that she will appear UPSC Examination in the future after pursuing further studies in a reputed college under Delhi University.

She observed that the State abounds with different issues and she would like to make every possible contribution to bring positive changes in the society.

She expressed her grave concern on the rising crime against women in the State.

Everyone needs to change one's mentality and attitude and the Government should come out with an appropriate law to minimise crimes against women, she said.

Informing that she came to know about her success only when one of her friends sent a message through WhatsApp, Radharani stated that she used social media and opined that the pros and cons of social media depends on its usage.

Radharani who studied from Nursery to Class X at Triveni Public School, Lilong and the 11 to 12 at Enlighten Knowledge Higher Secondary School, Sangakpham received free education throughout her schooling days from Nursery till Class 12 .

She added that her hobby is photography.

Her father is a retired personnel of 5th MR (footballer) and her mother runs a small hotel.

* Comments posted by users in this discussion thread and other parts of this site are opinions of the individuals posting them (whose user ID is displayed alongside) and not the views of We strongly recommend that users exercise responsibility, sensitivity and caution over language while writing your opinions which will be seen and read by other users. Please read a complete Guideline on using comments on this website.

HEADLINES - 04, MAY 2018
  • Head Mistress of Bhairodan Maxwell Hindi High School picked up by city police; Arrested students released
  • Computerisation of State Labour department angered some politicians
  • Class XII result declare; Selina Keisham tops in Science stream
  • Prof Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as Governor of Manipur
  • Mission "Go To Village" launched in remotest village
  • Cracking professional examination is just a beginning: Th Radheshyam
  • Sit-in-protest continues over shifting of District Hospital
  • Craftsmen Training provides skill and self employment: Joint Director
  • Maoist question on CM, HM silence on Karam Shyam statement
  • Awareness camp on diabetes held
  • Deadly snakebites and uniformed saviours
  • Comet, EK, Don Bosco Maram grab top positions in HSE 2018
  • Demand for native CS : Student bodies to wait till May 8
  • JCILPS ready to check 'unwanted' activities
  • Market basements to be converted into parking lots
  • JCILPS, Govt strike deal : Alternate site for fruit sellers assured
  • Headmistress released, school seeks apology from OC
  • IG Clay Khongsai highlights police initiatives
  • IE Hospital
  • First smokeless village in Manipur
  • Large number of fishes perish in Nungleng Pukhri at Kangla
  • CRAM concerned over activities of ADB in NE
  • Administrator of children home convicted for sexual assault
  • ZUF demands Solution for Zeliangrong people
  • CM condemns
  • BJP Mao Mandal questions
  • LPG connections for 28 homes
  • Commandant 87 Bn CRPF felicitated
  • Go to hill, equal development; all lip service, says TKL
  • Training programme on Kharif maize seed production held
  • TNL condemns inaction of Government
  • Kalapahar denizens happy over repaired IVR
  • Nongpok Ningthou Phoudamba #2 : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 11 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • COVID-19 : Impact in Manipur :: News Timeline
  • Sajibu Cheiraoba (Meitei New Year Day) :: Book
  • Golden Jubilee of Manipuri Cinema : Report
  • Think it differently
  • 2nd wave poses an increasing danger
  • Interesting twist to pending ADC elections
  • Yaoshang Sports @Laipubam : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 10 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • Of Nambul River & Prof Rajendra Ksh #2
  • Lok Adalat at various places in Manipur
  • Covid-19 Survey : for science community
  • A Slave or A Master ! :: Poem
  • Spiritual flight journey
  • Workshop on NEP at Lilong
  • Old Manipuri Movie #2 : eRang Classic
  • COVID-19 Status 09 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • Yurreipem, Zingyo, Changton: eMing
  • can the dignity of menstruation be increased
  • Incentivize vaccination for success
  • Need for Flexible Education in Manipur
  • MoU with Film Heritage Foundation
  • Unwanted deafening silence
  • Hun : Thadou biggest cultural festival
  • COVID-19 Status 08 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • Licypriya addressed UN Youth Forum 2021
  • Status of women in the 21st century
  • ..we will fail to achieve Health For All
  • Monolith at Manipuri cinema Golden Jubilee
  • Complaint filed to MHRC on Sanaton death
  • Indifference to the fast spread of virus
  • Abridged Translation of Sanamahi Laihui #2
  • COVID-19 Status 07 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • Ningtham Kummei @JNMDA #2 : Gallery
  • Career in Poultry Science
  • Form independent investigation commission
  • Need of actions to control air pollution
  • Politics surrounding call for ADC polls
  • Nongpok Ningthou Phoudamba #1 : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 06 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • Journalists' Sports Meet #2 : Gallery
  • COVID test a must for all incoming flight
  • World Autism Awareness Day 2021
  • Architects @ Makok Technologies, Keinou
  • Bridge :: Poem
  • Second wave spreading swiftly
  • Yaoshang: Cooking Competition : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 05 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • World Veterinary Day, 2021
  • What is it in the name? Famous 'Michaels'
  • The Last Night :: Poem
  • Rehabilitating drug users
  • When Money matters, sincerity is out
  • Cultural Fest of Manipur #1: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 04 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • Mai-Own : Produces from Manipur #3: Gallery
  • 'Manipur Model' of Homestays gets booster
  • Manipur Lokayukta: Today's Imperative
  • Second wave could delay economic recovery
  • Give teeth to war on drugs
  • Thabal Chongba @Bamon Leikai #2: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 03 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • The Joy of Easter Sunday
  • What's happening in Myanmar
  • Easter : A strange & unique celebration
  • For One To Faithful :: Poem
  • Executive member : Physics Academy NE
  • Abridged Translation of Sanamahi Laihui #1
  • COVID-19 Status 02 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • Relief @ Rajaimei, Senapati : Gallery
  • The Ultimate Sacrifice
  • ST demand may become redundant
  • Addiction to drugs & alcohol
  • NHPC visit 510 MW Teesta-V
  • Creating space for super spreader
  • Day 3: Yaoshang Sports Meet : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 01 Apr : Govt of Manipur
  • Journalists' Sports Meet #1 : Gallery
  • World Autism Awareness Day 2021
  • Cut Money: The Virus of Illfare in Welfare
  • Vigyan Vidushi : Physics for women students
  • Mulling over the absolute
  • Arrest of former Salai Chairman
  • Yaoshang Nakatheng Chatpa : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 31 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Manipur Champion in Natl Thang-Ta C'ship
  • Yaoshang Pichakari : Gallery
  • Eyek Tamba :: Learn the Manipuri script
  • We are all Human ! :: Poem
  • Adequate nutrition for productive society
  • ADC elections assured, but when? ATSUM
  • Thabal Chongba @Bamon Leikai #1: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 30 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • April Calendar for Year 2021 : Tools
  • Marathon Race- Kanglei Sports: Gallery
  • Paradise found. Paradise made.
  • AR organises anti drug awareness campaign
  • Fire @ Shirui, Ukhrul [Mar 29] : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 29 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Yaoshang MeiThaba @Kwakeithel: Gallery
  • Relief at Rajaimei & Tumuyon Khullen
  • Mask up to beat the second Covid wave
  • Yaoshang MeiThaba @Bamon Leikai: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 28 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Promotion of science @Senapati : Gallery
  • In need of a savior: the wailing of Myanmar
  • Science Awareness Programme at Senapati
  • World Sleep Day 2021 #2
  • AR interacts with ex-servicemen
  • Journalists' Sports Meet- Opening : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 27 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Film Preservation & Archiving Workshop
  • Fullmoon :: Poem
  • Appeal for assistance to Myanmar victims
  • Holi colour can cause dangerous side-effect
  • Training Program on Mushroom Cultivation
  • On Equality
  • Saroi Khangba @Imphal #2: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 26 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Mai-Own : Produces from Manipur #2: Gallery
  • War on drugs & sports movement
  • Yaoshang (Holi) Festival :: Book
  • Will advances in TB outweigh Covid-19 ?
  • Expecting Rs 14567 crore from the Centre
  • Still making waves in the the year 2021
  • War on Drugs: The uncheck loopholes
  • Junior Men & Women Hockey : Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 25 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Account Assistant @ Amber & Arthur, Imphal
  • Principle of Self Determination & Peace
  • A Poem's Story
  • NDPP delegation visited Assam
  • Climbing cases in the last few days
  • Human Rights issues & Tangkhul Women #4
  • COVID-19 Status 24 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • World Water Day Water
  • The Night :: Poem
  • Demand to book Lamhainamdi incident
  • Five Films for Freedom, LGBTIQ+ campaign
  • Touch stance with look at past 'mistakes'
  • For a little bit more
  • Mai-Own : Produces from Manipur #1: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 23 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Lamjing Meira Episode 1 - AMAND Ladies
  • World Sleep Day 2021 #1
  • Science Awareness Program at Wabagai
  • Towards Special Agricultural Zone in Manipur
  • Office Bearers- Manipur Soccer Futsal Assn
  • Of forest and water in the world
  • Chingu Paokhollei Leirang - Ingellei
  • COVID-19 Status 22 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Manipur: Team champion, Natl Bodybuilding
  • One Midsummer Dream :: Poem
  • Public auction theory & policy
  • BJP likely to retain Assam
  • Imagination: Not a child's play
  • Climbing cases across the country
  • TAPASYA Foundation day #1: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 21 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Of Nambul River & Prof Rajendra Ksh #1
  • Khengjang-Yangoulen Fish Conservation
  • Workshop on NEP 2020 at Manipur Univ
  • Cyclist Philem Rohan reached Bengaluru
  • Delhi Citizens extend solidarity with Myanmar
  • Create ADCs first ultimatum
  • Saroi Khangba @Imphal #1: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 20 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Measures to contain COVID-19 in Yaoshang
  • Science Education @ Chandel : Gallery
  • Consultants @ The Property Geo, Imphal
  • The Myanmar crisis & our options
  • Whither Homeland... :: Poem
  • Course in Kinanthropometry
  • Awareness of science education in SC school
  • Understanding value of 'Time' & 'Money'
  • Human Rights issues & Tangkhul Women #3
  • Book- 'Critics forum Manipur' : Gallery
  • Realization in the dark :: Poem
  • 39th Orientation Program at MU
  • Gauri Healthy Heart Mission at Kakching
  • State of democracy in Thailand : Discussion
  • Disturbing reports of deaths
  • Stop sand mining from River bank
  • Sharungbam Rameshor: Yuva Puraskar
  • COVID-19 Status 18 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Brewing Bio Entrepreneurships in Manipur
  • Mayasvi festival of the Tsou of Taiwan
  • Accountants at R-Square Design
  • Myanmar Memories
  • Staring at second wave of the virus
  • Inauguration and Launching Galore
  • Shopping List for Shivaratri #2: Gallery
  • Causes & solutions of unemployment
  • Where Fate Leads :: Poem
  • 'Dry fish' from Chittagong
  • Education for CWSN
  • ST demand: Gearing up for stir
  • Gadgets matters
  • Houses @Yangkhullen, Senapati : Gallery
  • World War II, INA & Manipuri Literature #3
  • Is there a perfect referee in football ?
  • Naga Peace Process :: News Timeline
  • The way to equal future
  • The magic of Coriander in skincare
  • From a high of 426 to zero
  • So far so good
  • My memories of Imphal from 1941 #20
  • COVID-19 Status 15 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Mushroom training @MayangImphal: Gallery
  • Periodic, free & fair elections #2
  • Hinges and his beloved :: Poem
  • Meetei tribe wont grab land of hill tribes
  • Four years in office & looking ahead
  • 4 years of citizen centric govt
  • Human Rights issues & Tangkhul Women #2
  • COVID-19 Status 14 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • COVID-19 Status 13 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Eco-Tourism @CheiraoChing : Gallery
  • International Day of Action for Rivers
  • Save Myanmar, Save Humanism
  • 6th webinar 'Career opportunity in IT Industry'
  • Civil Services Examination 2021
  • Stand of others on ATSUM's demand?
  • Rih-Ngai Fest @Kakhulong : Gallery
  • Solution to surging congestion in Imphal
  • The paper once I valued most :: Poem
  • Jobs at Trueblue Taxi Imphal
  • Twelve profits of office
  • Kerala could repeat electoral history
  • ADC election should not be undermined
  • Shopping List for Shivaratri #1: Gallery
  • COVID-19 Status 12 Mar : Govt of Manipur
  • Shivaratri - The night of blissful awareness
  • Aries Haoneo Kuki - new song release
  • Moreh : India's Gateway to ASEAN
  • Career option as makeup artist
  • Webinar on 75 Years of India's Independence
  • Training Program on Mushroom Cultivation
  • Need to save environment: Green Manipur
  • Banning of Thabal Chongba
  • Imphal City from Nongmai Ching #2: Gallery
  • Aries Haoneo Kuki : Singer Profile :: eRang
  • Mega Book Sales @MU : Gallery
  • Featured Front Page Photo 2021 #1: Gallery
  • Karanjid Ahongshangbam: JEE Mains Topper
  • Mova Cave @ Hunpung, Ukhrul #1: Gallery
  • Bongbal Kholen, Kpi District #1: Gallery
  • COVID-19 vaccination [Jan 16] #2 : Gallery
  • Downloadable Manipuri Calendar :: 2021
  • 'Zehara' - Manipuri Movie :: eRang Classic