How Railway Wi-Fi Helped This Coolie To Crack Kerala Civil Service Exam

A coolie at at Kerala’s Ernakulam railway station has cracked written test of the Kerala Public Service Commission. But this is not his only feat.

27-year-old Sreenath K prepared for his examinations on the platform while waiting for trains. But it was the railway’s Wi-Fi connection that played a key role in Sreenath’s success story.

Sreenath relied on the railway station’s internet connection to download lectures and books for his preparations. Using his smartphone and an earpiece to listen lectures, Sreenath prepared on the platform while waiting for trains. It was Sreenath’s third attempt at KPSC exam.

A resident of Munnar, the school-dropout visits home every weekend with his earnings. Sreenath has been working as a coolie since last 5 years now but the job hasn’t made any difference to his life.