18-year-old British Indian is the brainiest student in UK
British Indian Asanish Kalyanasundaram gets the highest possible grades in maths, physics, chemistry, biology and critical thinking as required at A-Levels in Britain
London: An 18-year-old British Indian boy has become Britain’s brightest student after getting perfect fives in all major subjects with a 100 per cent score, a media report said.
The aspiring surgeon will go to Cambridge University to study medicine in October. Representation pic
Asanish Kalyanasundaram, who hails from Lancasire in northwest England, got the highest possible grades in maths, physics, chemistry, biology and critical thinking, as required at A-Levels in Britain.
Kalyanasundaram, an aspiring surgeon, will go to Cambridge University to study medicine in October.
A spokesman for Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School said the teenager was one of the brightest pupils they
have taught till date.
Asanish received an A+ grade in an Extended Project Qualification, following a 100-hour research topic and presentation after attending a summer school run by the Nuffield Foundation, where he was able to work on cutting-edge medical research.
The talented student recently won the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award and will receive the award from Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Prince Philip at St James Palace in London in November.
He has also been invited by Lancasire County Council to attend a reception for Gold Award winners.