Sitara Brooj Akbar

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Sitara Brooj Akbar
Born 2000
Rabwah, Pakistan
Occupation Student
Years active 2011-present
Known for First Pakistani student and youngest student to take the O Level test; youngest student appearing at O Level and IELTS.

Sitara Brooj Akbar is the female holder of both Pakistani and world records based on her passing of O Level chemistry, biology, English and mathematics between the ages of 9 and 11.[1] Akbar was also permitted by the British Council to undertake the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test in 2011, and achieved a score of 9 band out of 9.[2] Sitara Akbar is from Rabwah, a small town in the Punjab province of Pakistan, and is the eldest of five children.


Sitara Akbar achieved international fame when she broke the world record for youngest student to take the O Level examination and IELTS. She is the youngest Pakistani student to have appeared in both tests. She has passed in the subjects mathematics, physics, chemistry biology.

Personal life[edit]

Sitara Akbar is a student. She lives in Rabwah a small town in the Punjab province of Pakistan; she is an Ahmadi Muslim. She is a fan of Abdus Salam, who was also an Ahmadi Muslim Pakistani Nobel Laureate. She is interested in becoming a top researcher in biochemistry.[3]


  1. ^ Mohammad Yusha (12 December 2011). "11 Year Old Sitara Akbar Creates World Record After Passing O-Levels". Chowrangi. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Umer Nangiana (6 December 2011). "Advanced learning: The bright-eyed future". The Express Tribune. The Express Tribune News Network. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Pakistani girl sets new world record in O levels". Dawn News. Retrieved 14 March 2012.