‘I studied for 13 hours every day’

A beaming Harshita Jain, from Dimapur, student of Delhi Public School R.K Puram, New Delhi who scored 96% in Commerce at CBSE relaxes at her home upon arrival from New Delhi.
Dimapur, May 27 (MExN): Celebration mode is on in the country with the CBSE results declared on Monday. Bringing kudos to Nagaland, her hometown, is Harshita Jain from Dimapur, a student of Delhi Public School (R.K Puram), New Delhi. Perhaps a first from the State to secure such a high rank in Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) exams, Harshita joined DPS RK Puram in class XI. Previously a student in DBHSS Dimapur and DPS, Dimapur, Harshita has been an achiever all her life.
Harshita who secured 96 % (Commerce) in CBSE 12th board exams from the Capital, says her ambition is to become an Chartered Accountant, just like her dad. Right now, her aim is to secure a seat in Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) and major in Economics. It’s no surprise when the candid youngster reveals that her favorite subject is Math.
She credits her success to ‘the amazing faculty’ at DPS R.K Puram and her parents. Mention her parents, and the adoration is clearly written all over her face. She gushes that her parents have always been supportive and never pressurized her to study hard.  She idolizes her dad, who she says is a perfectionist and dreams to be in his shoes. “I’m very proud,” is what her dad told her upon hearing the exam news, which she has always wanted to hear for the past many years. She also mentions that her elder sister had also been a guide, having gone through the same path and always advised Harshita to give her best shot in everything.
The young, effervescent teenager shares that she studied everyday for three hours, however a month away from the exam and she upped her study hours to 13 hours everyday. She also says that, most importantly she believes in quality studying. Defining herself as ‘totally fun loving’ Harshita loves to skate and even play cricket. Like every other teenager, Harshita enjoys watching television, read novels and just hang out with friends. Sending a message to fellow students’ she casually shrugs and said, “Stay happy and study- that’s the best combination”.
For Ajit Jain, her father, a Chartered Accountant by profession, it is also a dream come true. The proud father says that it is not only his daughter’s achievement, but that beyond it being his own daughter’s success, he was proud to say that she is a daughter from Nagaland.
Harshita’s sibling Shreya Jain, previously also brought laurels to DPS Dimapur by securing 91% which was also featured in The Morung Express. Her youngest brother is at sixth grade studying at DPS Dimapur. Harshita is here currently for a few days to celebrate her success with her family and friends, and will be off to Kolkata for CA CPT Exams and she say that she will miss Nagaland, which she deemed is the best place to live, by far.