Raj Sheth and Krishna Gupta bagged the first and third position respectively.
Mumbai: The Chartered Accountants final exam results were out on Tuesday. Unlike the class 10th and 12th board exams, where the toppers belonged to other parts of the state, the CA results saw two Mumbai students bagging the first and third position. While Dombivali’s Raj Sheth bagged the first position, Goregaon’s Krishna Gupta stood third.
Held by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the final CA exam was attempted by 79,851 candidates appeared out of which 10,276 managed to clear the exam. 22-year-old Dombivli resident Raj Sheth stood first in the country by scoring 78.75 per cent i.e., 630 out of 800 marks and joining his league is Krishna Gupta from Goregoan who stood third nationally by scoring 75.13 per cent i.e., 601 out of 800 marks. Furthermore, the second all India rank is Agasthiwaran Srinivasan from Tamil Nadu who scored 75.25 per cent.
“I started preparing by studying for 2 hours a day. As the month of exam started approaching I started studying for 13-14 hours daily. Though, I did not expect to bag the first rank but I knew I would be in the merit list (top 50). Hardwork and discipline helped me to reach here,” said Mr Sheth.
Both Raj and Krishna have cleared their CA at first attempt. When The Asian Age spoke to the toppers we found out that both of them aim to enter the world of Finance. Krishna wants to a job in the filed of Finance. “I love everything about finance and entering this world is my dream,” Krishna said, who also has interests in singing. Raj aims study in the insurance and finance, according to one of his acquaintances.