World’s Youngest CA from Indian origin
Ramkumar Raman has become the youngest chartered accountant (CA) of the world. This Indian origin boy is only 18 years old and is living in UAE. The officials of ACCA Middle East have recognized Ramkumar as the youngest ACCA affiliate in the world.
As per the report of Khaleej Times, Ramkumar Raman graduated from Dubai based ‘Indian High School’ and after completing three years of work experience, he will become the member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
"As of now, Raman holds the record for the youngest ACCA affiliate in our records," Herriot Fitgerald, the ACCA Academic Advisor Middle East said, as per the newspaper report.
Ramkumar Raman qualified all the 14 papers from the three level of examination such as The Knowledge module, Skills module and the Professional module.
During an interaction with the media, Raman said, "I began coaching for examinations in September 2012 and I wrote the final exam in June 2015. As far as my earlier previous exams are concerned, I don't think I performed that well. When it comes to marks, I scored 8.6 CGPA in grade 10 and an 87 percent in 12th."
"I would have lunch and sleep till 4 pm and get up again and start studying again from 4:30 pm till 8:15 again with breaks after which I'd have dinner and study again from 9 pm till 12 pm. Then I'd go to sleep,” he added further.