15 year TN boy the youngest IITian

S Chandrasekar, a 15 year old boy from Tirunelveli district, has become the youngest person to pursue a MTech course at IIT. He scored an amazing 99.32 percentage marks in the aptitude test for M Tech Computer Science to gain entry to the prestigious institution. Chandrasekar has also received a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer when he was just 10 years old and is also Cisco Certified Network Engineer. Chandrasekar also has published a paper on Intrusion Detection System. In his MTech degree, he would like to concentrate on Information Security and Cryptography field. These achievements at such a young age is indeed very astonishing :-).

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3 comments so far

  1. Raghu Raman on

    Saadhanai indeed!!

  2. muhi on

    i came across a similar story in a local daily yesterday

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/sfl-pgraduate11aug11,0,4925842.story

  3. Eshwar S on

    @Raghu Yeah definitely impressive
    @muhi Some of these people really amaze me. Its astonishing how at just 15 and 18 yrs they are doing post graduation at some of the top universities. I think these people are inherently brilliant and such brilliance is often quite rare.


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