Ummul Kher (Disabled UPSC 2016 rank holder) Age, Biography, Family, Caste & More

Ummul Kher

Real NameUmmul Kher
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 148 cm
in meters- 1.48 m
in Feet Inches- 4’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 40 kg
in Pounds- 88 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of BirthNot Known
Age (as in 2016)28 Years
Birth PlacePali-Marwar, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known
HometownPali-Marwar, Rajasthan, India
SchoolPt Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for The Physically Handicapped, Delhi (upto 5th Standard)
Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust (upto 12th Standard)
CollegeGargi College, Delhi University (Graduation)
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi (Post-Graduation)
Educational QualificationsMaster's in International Studies
FamilyFather- Name not known
Mother- Name not known
Brother- Name not known (runs a small bangle shop in Rajasthan)
Sister- None
ReligionNot Known
CasteNot Known
HobbiesReading, Teaching
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known

Ummul Kher

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ummul Kher

  • Ummul is suffering from the fragile bone disorder since childhood. Her parents disowned her when she said she wants to study further after class 8th.
  • She got All India Rank 420 in the UPSC 2016 exams. She hoped for getting IAS under disability quota. She secured 1,001 marks in the exam.
  • She has got 16 fractures and 8 surgeries until now, due to her disease.
  • Ummul’s family came to Delhi from Rajasthan when she was 5 years old, they used to live in a slum near Hazrat Nizamuddin where his father used to sell clothes on street.
  • After she completed her 8th class, her parents forced her to stop studying as she was a girl. Ummul left home and started living in a Jhopri in Trilokpuri, Delhi. She used to earn money from tuitions.
  • Ummul used to teach kids of slums and earn her livelihood.
  • Her schooling was backed by her school, Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust. She secured 91% in class 12th.
  • In 2012, Ummul met with a minor accident which made her confined to a wheelchair for a year due to her bone disorder disease.
  • In 2013, she cracked Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) which got her 25,000 INR per month scholarship.
  • Ummul is in contact with her family and says she has built a good relationship with her family again in last 2 years.
  • Ummul was working in Shinjuku, Japan in “Duskin Leadership Training” as a trainee since September 2014.
  • Her inspirational life story was described in a beautiful way in a video published in 2012. Here is the video