Six-and-a-half-year-old passes IGNOU exam

March 27th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) A six-and-a-half-year-old boy has become the youngest recipient of an Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) degree, passing the exam for the Certificate in Craft and Design Programme, an university official said Sunday.

Divya Prakash Pandey, a resident of Delhi, cleared the exam held under the School of Engineering and Technology with 76 percent marks and was felicitated by the university, the official said.

“He is not only the youngest student of IGNOU but also the youngest student ever admitted in any university. A class 2 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Vigyan Vihar in east Delhi, Pandey was interested in craft and design,” the official said.

He has crafted wonderful creations with clay, besides designing different patterns and creating innovative ideas in craft and design, added the official.

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