Zumar-e-Fatima Biography and Details
- Who Inspired you to go for CSS:
- Number of attempts:
- Your Qualification:
- Major Subjects:
Economics (graduation), and MBA
- Alma mater:
Lahore College for Women University
- Schooling medium:
- Study schedule:
6 hours daily for 4 months
- Your source of study:
Books by foreign authors, Daily Dawn and Jahangir’s World Times Magazine
- Academy or Institute you joined:
World Times Institute, Lahore
- Group preferences:
- Hobbies and pass-times:
Travelling, motivational speaking, trekking and reading
- Favorite personality:
- Favorite Quote:
“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do: – Steve Jobs
- Favorite Book:
i. Good to great by Jim collins
ii. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
- Why FSP?
It allows me to serve my country and represent its narrative at multiple levels.
- Secret of your success:
Smart work, perseverance, determination and prayers.
- How did you structure your Essay?
I made a detailed outline that had everything I was going to write on. I started off with a to-the-point introduction, dedicated one paragraph for every point in my outline and gave a suiting conclusion. I took great care for maintaining the cohesion in the essay.
Your Interview Experience:
My interview lasted for 50 minutes. The questions covered every single thing, be it my academic profile, my passion for trekking and summit-climbing, my professional experience in social sector, significance of Hijab in my life, optional subjects, and hypothetical cases. My answers were well-articulated, balanced and holistic in nature. I was confident, concise and I kept my cool even at the most testing points in the interview.
Advice for fresh aspirants
Remain focused on the goals that you have set for yourself. Follow your timetables. Start improving your time management and keep working smart.