Meet the Youngest Student to Appear in Class 10 Board Exams
GUWAHATI: A 12-year-old boy of Kangvai village in Churachandpur district is all set to become the youngest student to appear in class-10 board exams.
According to reports, the Board of Secondary Education (BOSEM) has approved to allow him to appear for Assam High School Leaving Certificate in class-10 board exams. The administrative board of BOSEM gave the approval to Isaac to register his name with his actual date of birth for the upcoming board exams, terming it a 'special case'.
Issac Paulallungmuan Vaiphei, who studied in Mount Olive School till class 8, is the eldest son of his parents.
Isaac's father, Genkholien Vaiphei had submitted an application last year seeking permission from the education department to allow his son to write in the matric exams.
Following Genkholien's application, the commissioner of the education department ordered to conduct a psychology test on the boy.
As per the test results conducted by the Department of Clinical Psychology RIMS Imphal, Isaac's mental age was 17 years 5 months. His intelligence quotient (IQ) is 141 which is of very superior intellectual and development functioning.
According to rules, a student shall complete 15 years of age on April 1 of the year in which a candidate intends to appear for the class 10 board exams.
Issac Paulallungmuan Vaiphei | ANI