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Orientation programme on UPSC examination held

Kokrajhar: A five-day orientation cum workshop on civil service examinations (UPSC) begins on Monday at UN Academy in Kokrajhar.

Hundreds of students from UN Academy and several colleges from Kokrajhar participated the programme and took knowledge and information about preparedness to sit in the civil service examinations.

Pwrman Brahma, IAS from graced as resource person in the workshop and discussed on the preparation and knowledge building up among students.

The workshop was organized by UN Academy,Kokrajhar to create awareness on career building and quality educational environment among students in the region.

Brahma said that the workshop has been emphasized to share knowledge and information about the preparation to sit in the civil service examinations.He said that aspiring UPSC candidates must dedicate hard study to acquire competitive examination.He said that students must maintain discipline and high deep self management while stepping to get successful of the competitive examinations.

Among others, Director of UN Academy Krishna Gopal Basumatary, tescher of UN Academy Bishnu Prasad Brahma were prominent attendees on the occasion.

 

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Abduction of a minor girl condemned

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Rima Sarma (file photo)
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