24-year-old labourer’s son from Mathura bags a job with ISRO

Among the lakhs of candidates who appeared for the scholarship for the post of a scientist in Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), 24-year-old Krishan Gopal a labourer’s son from Mathura cleared the exam in his first attempt.

Now, Krishan is all set to join India’s premiere space agency – ISRO.

Parents support:

Krishan’s father, Puran Singh, who works as a welding labourer in Mathura’s Refinery Nagar, is proud of his son’s success.

Not just this, Puran Singh worked day and night to collect funds for his son’s education.

Krishan’s dream:

Krishan Gopal dreams of flying a rocket.

A brief about his education qualification:

After doing his schooling from UP Board affiliated school, Krishan took admission in Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Mechanical Engineering from a college/institute in Ghaziabad.

Selection process for ISRO:

Earlier this year, Krishan appeared for exam through a scholarship for the post of a scientist in ISRO.

Later, Krishna who cleared the exam in his first attempt was selected from 3 lakh candidates that had 300 toppers from all over the country. On September 22, the 24-year-old was invited to Delhi where 34 candidates competed from across India, as reported by Daily Bhaskar.

Now, the young ISRO scientist wishes to help his sisters complete their education.

Date: Dec 28, 2017

Source: IndiaToday