A different interpretation may like this. For attaining the status of a successful ISCian, one has to pass qualifying entrance examinations like engineering and medical entrance examinations as follows -
Bronze (upto 100 Points) - Preliminary entrance examination
Silver (101 to 1000 Points)- Main entrance examination
Gold (1001 to 10000 Points) - Interview / final selection
Diamond (10001 to 50000 Points and 2,500 points earned in last 12 months)- Working period, junior level
Platinum (Above 50000 Points and 10,000 points earned in last 12 months) - Working period, senior level
Also, there is no retirement as such since there is no pension scheme applicable. One has to work to earn symbolically. However, one can take voluntary retirement on his/her own.
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