Lucknow University: 10-year-old to pursue BSc

A 10-year-old `whizkid` has been given permission to pursue an under-graduate course in Science from the Lucknow University, an official said.

Last Updated: Dec 30, 2010, 00:44 AM IST

Lucknow: A 10-year-old `whizkid` has been
given permission to pursue an under-graduate course in Science
from the Lucknow University, an official said.

The admission committee of the varsity has given its
consent for Sushma Varma to pursue B Sc course from CMS Degree
College, where she was given admission provisionally, the
University official said.

Sushma, who could not clear her class 12th board
examination this year, passed it in compartment examination.

Her brother Shailendra created a record in 2007 when
he completed his graduation in computer science at the age of
14 years.

Sushma, whose father Tej Bahadur is a daily wage
worker and mother Chayya Devi an illiterate, too hold the
record of clearing high school examination at the age of 7.

IANS