Jammu Girl Ganiv Kaur Tops Indian Army’s JAG Merit List

Jammu Girl Ganiv Kaur

Ganiv Kaur, a resident of Jammu, is now high on happiness as she has topped the merit list of JAG Branch (Women) of Indian Army. The result of all India Rank was declared on Feb 1. She takes pride to be the fourth generation officer in her family to wear the uniform and be the first women from Jammu to top the list to join the JAG Course in Indian Army.

Kaur‘s family couldn’t be more proud as their daughter topped the examination in her first attempt.

Kaur’s father, Col Harjinder Singh, a Sena Medal awardee, is still in service and her mother is a teacher. Overjoyed with the achievement, her parents said that she is an aspiring young lady who puts in inevitable hard work and never worries about the result.

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Her mother said “I believed in her and let her fly with open wings to achieve her dreams, I am proud that she has achieved what she wanted in life”, Daily Excelsior reported.

“The love for my country runs in the blood of my family and I took it challenge to wear the uniform which my forefathers have been wearing,” Kaur said.

Coming from an Army background, Kaur hails from Jammu, a city of rich culture which is famous for producing warriors.

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The entry of women candidates in the Army JAG Branch is one of the toughest competition.  There are only four vacancies notified for women candidates for this course.

Apart from chasing the dream of joining the Army, Kaur is a keen sportswoman too. Also a prodigious reader and blogger, Kaur is an alumnus of the Army Institute of Law Mohali.

She joined the college in 2012 and completed her Law studies in 2016. Currently, she is working as an Executive Trainee at HDFC Bank. Kaur ranked no 1 among a total of 28 women shortlisted candidates.

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Feature Image Credit: dailyexcelsior.com

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