14-year old TN boy admitted to MCA course

A 14-year-old computer whizkid has been enrolled for a Master of Computer Applications programme in the School of Distance Education in Bharathiar University here.

Coimbatore: A 14-year-old computer whizkid
has been enrolled for a Master of Computer Applications
programme in the School of Distance Education in Bharathiar
University here.

B Mohammed Suhail, a Class 9 student of a city school, was
allowed to join the course this academic year by a committee
set up by the university, after assessing his knowledge level
and skills in both hardware and software peripherals, varsity
sources said today.

Suhail had been working in internet environment for the
last eight years and developed creative skill by designing
visiting cards, brochures, pamphlets and also good knowledge
in black box testing and preparing test cases and bug report,
they said.

Besides, the boy, who credited his grandfather for his
knowledge, was expert in assembling PCs, solving inkjet
printer problems and was thorough in Microsoft operating
systems, the sources said.

The Syndicate of the university had given its approval for
Suhail`s admission to MCA (Master in Computer Applications),
they said.

PTI