JAMMU: Mohit Raina who topped the list of successful candidates in KAS examination 2012 has a modest literate background and belongs to village Ghai Bhajwal of tehsil Sunderbani in Distt Rajouri. His father, Pyare Lal Raina is an Assistant Engineer in PHE and mother Sushma Kumari is teaching in Ranbir Higher Secondary School while his sister, Triveni Raina is a Bachelor in Ayurvedic Medical Science in the alternative medicine.
Talking to STATE TIMES, Mohit said: “My options in KAS were Geography and Management and this was my third attempt and second interview”. Full of humility, Mohit attributes his success to God and his family. “I owe my success to almighty God and the valuable support of my family” said Mohit adding that. “I am an electronics and communication engineer, passed out from Mahant Bacchiter Singh College of Engineering and Technology in 2008 and since then I have been preparing for the civil services exams”.
Asked for a message, Mohit says that “My message to all the aspirants is that they should never give up and do smart hard work by preparing a well knit strategy”.
Elated over the achievement of his son, Pyare Lal Raina says that it was the mission that led Mohit to excel, as otherwise we were chartering for him a carrier that would have not perhaps matched his aptitude.