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.

Recognition[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohammad Yusha (12 December 2011). "11 Year Old Sitara Akbar Creates World Record After Passing O-Levels". chowrangi.com. 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.