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Tathagat Avatar Tulsi (Known as a Child Prodigy)

29 May

Tathagat Avatar Tulsi born on 9 September 1987 is an Indian physicist, best known as a child prodigy. He completed high school at the age of 9, earned a B.Sc. at the age of 10 and a M.Sc. at the age of 12 from Patna Science College (Patna University). In August 2009, he got his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore at the age of 21. In 2010, he was offered a position as Assistant Professor on contract (a non-permanent teaching position for fresh PhD graduates) at IIT Bombay. Various Indian newspapers claimed that this made him the youngest faculty member ever at an IIT.