Satyam Kumar, the son of a farmer in Bihar’s Bhojpur district, secured a seat within the Indian Institute of Know-how (IIT) in Kanpur on the age of 13 in 2013, after securing a rank of 679.
One equivalent to story is that of Satyam Kumar, the son of a farmer in Bihar’s Bhojpur district, who secured a seat within the Indian Institute of Know-how (IIT) in Kanpur on the age of 13 in 2013, after securing a rank of 679 thereby turning into the youngest to attain the feat.
This was Kumar’s second try at cracking the IIT examination. In 2012, he cleared the examination after attaining an all-India rank of 8,137 however determined to take the examination once more, 12 months later, to get the next rank within the examination.
The next yr, he secured 679th rank within the examination and broke the file for the youngest Indian to crack the IIT examination that was held by Delhi’s Sahal Kaushik who secured an IIT seat in 2010, when he was 14 years previous.
Kumar enrolled for a mixed BTech-MTech course in electrical engineering area on the institute and graduated in 2018 earlier than transferring to the USA to pursue his PhD from the College of Texas in Austin.
After ending his training, Kumar was employed at Apple, on the age of 24, the place he labored as a machine studying intern till August 2023.
Regardless of having excessive objectives and ambition in life, Kumar had informed India Right this moment in 2013 that he harboured hopes of returning to his native district to show youngsters and play a job in enhancing their lives.
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