Awantipora, Aug 28:
To highlight the importance of opting the Civil Services as one of the careers by the students, Islamic University of Science & Technology (IUST) today organised a special lecture on “How to prepare for Civil Services Examination” by former Chief Income Tax Commissioner, President Zakat Foundation and a noted civil servant Dr. Syed Zafar Mahmood (IRS) for the varsity students.
In his lecture, Zafar Mahmood gave a detailed power point presentation on the subject elaborating the essentialfeatures of opting for civil services in order to not only get empowered but also to have a share in policy decision making processes. He gave a detailed account of the socio-economic status of Muslims with special reference to Sachar Committee Report that had clearly recorded the week position of Muslims in the sub-continent. He quoted various verses of holy Quran to inspire the students to strive for excelling in their fields of study and to achieve new heights in their careers.
He advised the students to take inspiration from the poetry of Allama Iqbal to give boost to their moralein setting the targets in their lives and reaching to their goals and objectives. He emphasized on various tools to prepare for cracking the civil services examination. He called up on students to absorb the secrets of education to become empowered and thereby benefiting themselves and the community. The lecture was followed by a vibrant interactive session.