People have all kinds of stories to share from their life about how they made it to the top in their life. However, some people find excuses to cover their failures as well. These inspiring stories of how these 14 people made it to the top in their own life in their own manner will give you motivation for life and will put all the excuses to the shame.

1. A security guard who cleared a University’s entrance exam
A 34- Year-Old guy Ramjal Meena, who comes from Rajasthan, had been working as a security guard at Jawaharlal Nehru University since the advent of his 30s. But he wished to study further. So he appeared for the entrance exams of JNU and guess what, he made it through. Now he will soon be studying BA Hons. in Russian Language (Bachelor of Arts) at the university.

2. A Labourer’s son becomes 1st to crack JEE-Mains from a village of Rajasthan
Lekhraj Bheel is an 18-year-old guy from a small tribal village in Rajasthan, is a son of a man, who works under the MANREGA Scheme as a labourer. The guy comes from a village that was not even aware of any exam in the name of JEE. However, this guy was able to set an example for his fellows and the coming generation from the village by cracking a JEE-Mains Exam.

3. A Coolie cleared a Civil Service test by learning online using Free Wifi of the railway station
Sreenath K is a guy from Kerela who has been working as a coolie at Ernakulam Junction in Kerala. During his working on the station for the past five years, he had used the railway wifi available on the station, to study alongside working as a coolie. As a result, of his hard work, he has been able to clear the written test of the Kerala state’s PSC (Public Service Commission). Guys like him are an example for those who have excuses that we did not have enough facilities.

4. A Son of a Murder Convict cracked IIT JEE studying in Prison
This young guy Piyush Meena, son of Phoolchand Meena from Rajasthan had made history by cracking IIT-JEE exams whilst staying in jail for almost two years. The boy and his father had been convicted of murder while staying in an 8×8 feet cell in Kota’s open prison facility with his father.  He has not only cracked JEE- Advanced but has bagged 453rd Rank in the very exam in the ST category.

5. 96 YO women clear her 4th Standard Exam.
On one hand, when youngsters are fighting odds to study, this 96YO grandma Karthyayani Amma from Kerala has been setting examples for the whole nation that age is just a number and you are never too old to learn. Amma took her first formal exams as a student under Kerala Literacy Mission’s ‘Akshara Laksham’ (Million Letter) programme.

6. A visually challenged man clears Civil Service Exams
Satender Singh, a guy who lost his eyes because of a wrong injection injected in his body, has cleared Civil Services exams which is one of the toughest exams of the country. He cleared the exam with 714th rank. He was able to appear in the exam using a screen reading software. The software helped him read the screen and answer the question properly. He used the same software to read books, newspapers and magazines to prepare for the exam. Thanks to technology.

7. Vegetable Hawkers daughter becomes 1st to top board exam from her village
Lalrinnungi, a 16 YO girl from Mizoram, who sells vegetables at a road-side market with her parents, has made it to the news in 2019 when she was able to crack the 10th board examination with 92% and becoming the first student from the village to have topped the exams.

8. A ragpicker’s son clears AIIMS entrance
Asharam Choudhary, a guy Dewas, from Madhya Pradesh has been able to crack the AIIMS entrance exam in 1st Attempt. What’s special in the story is that the boy’s father lives in a shack in a slum of Vijay Mandi, Dewas and works as a rag-picker to make his family’s living. The boy has scored an overall 707th AIR and 141st rank in the OBC Category.

9. A girl who cleared 5 of the toughest exams of India, all in 1 year
Stuti Khandwala from Surat, Gujrat is a girl of over intelligence. This girl has not only been able to clear India’s toughest exams all in one year but has also been able to bag merits in those exams. She cleared NEET with AIR 71, JIPMER MBBS with AIR 27, JEE MAINS with 1086th rank (99.91 percentile), to set a record. AIR 10th in AIIMS MBBS 2019, scored 98.8% in her Rajasthan Board Examinations and topped in Science stream. Not only this she has also cleared her entrance of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA. Now, she has chosen to pursue her further studies from MIT only. This girl will make India proud real soon by doing global achievements. 

10. A 15 YO Bengaluru girl cracks NASA’s toughest contest, 3 times in a row.
Nidhi Mayurika, a class 9th student from Bengaluru, has been able to crack one of the toughest exams from NASA and that too 3 times consecutively. She is a motivation for many. Even at this young age, she is way smarter than most of us.

11. A Security Guard’s boy earned 242nd Rank in UPSC Exams.
Kuldeep Dwivedi, who cleared the UPSC exams in 2015 with an AIR  242nd told that he could not afford the high fees of the coaching institutes. So he had to prepare for the exams all by himself by living in a 10×10 feet room in Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi.

12.16 YO girl becomes 1st from a Border Village to top 10th Class Exams
Kamla, a 16 YO girl from a village called Bhilon-Ki-Dhani which is barely 10kms away from the international border has become the first person from the village to have topped in 10th Class exams. Her village is part of Barmer, Rajasthan where people hardly allows there girls to go to schools, the literacy rate is less than 20% with an average rate of 60% dropouts. 

13. Manzoor Ahmed Dar from Kashmir, a security guard who became a cricketer. 
Manzoor Ahmad Dar from Jammu and Kashmir famous as Manzoor Pandav has set yet another example in Indian Cricket history. The guy used to work as a security guard in a private company and comes from Bandipora’s Sonawari village of Jammu & Kashmir. This guy is now a star player of the state.

14. Kerala girl wrote the SSLC exam with her legs as she was born without hands
Devika a girl from Kozhikode has achieved A+ grading in aal subjects of her 10th class.  She was born without hands and used her legs to practise writing over the years. In 2019’s SSLC exams, the girl wrote her exams using her legs only and made an example that success only demands determination and passion. She studied at Chandran Brothers Higher Secondary School.

So What are your excuses now?