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9 Year Old Indian Stuns The World As The Youngest Microsoft Tech Specialist

By SiliconIndia  |   Thursday, 17 January 2013, 04:18 Hrs   |    5 Comments
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Bangalore: When infants his age were playing with hot wheels “Scooby Doo Mystery Machine,” Pranav Kalyan, a 4th grade student of Willow Elementary School, California, cracked the MCTS exam in ASP.NET Framework 3.5 last week to become the youngest Microsoft Certified Associate, reports TOI.

Pranav was introduced to computers when he was only 2 years old, when most infants learn to talk. He began to write computer programs by the time he was six. According to his father, who hails from Tamil Nadu, “As a toddler, Pranav was more fascinated by computers than toys. He started writing small software programs at the age of six.” By the time most children learn about BODMAS Pranav “is capable of solving problems in differential calculus and integral calculus. His efficiency in mathematics helped him write programs.”

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Reader's comments(5)
1: he had done 8 hours practice of computer programs...no child can do this. He is a brilliant child
Posted by:Preeti - 18 Jan, 2013
but it is the age too play.
sarayusri Replied to: Preeti - 01 Feb, 2013
3: this means being a Microsoft tech specialist is so easy that even a 9 yr old kids can clear this. :-)
Posted by:Anonymous - 17 Jan, 2013
hypothnetical....but we cant...?
siri Replied to: Anonymous - 01 Feb, 2013
As stated in the article, even Computer science graduates find it hard accomplish what this child has done. He had the right guidance and resource to get where he has reached. It is no child's play to become a Microsoft Tech specialist.
Sandeep Replied to: Anonymous - 22 Jan, 2013