Farmer, Shiv Chara, alias Sheojiram, a 72 year-old bachelor, has taken 36 attempts
to pass his high school (secondary board) exams.
he's apparently been putting off getting married until he passes...
year is his 37th attempt, and he is optimistic, he claims.
started taking the exams in 1969 when he was only 35 years-old.
the ten exams he must pass, it is the maths paper that he finds the most difficult.
told website indiatimes.com:
invigilators throw me out thinking I am the guardian of one of the students. But
such things have never dampened my spirit as I hope one day I will clear my exams
and get married."
wishes him the very best of luck.