Photo: Youngest CA CPT ranker Lakshmi Narasimha with his family
Pabbaraju Lakshmi Narasimha, son of an RTC bus conductor from Yadagirigutta town created history by passing the Chartered Accountancy Common Proficiency Test at the age of 17.
P Lakshmi Narasimha got the all India 46th rank in the CA CPT examinations, the results of which were announced yesterday. Narasimha had passed SSC at the age of nine in 2004.
Speaking to media, Lakshmi Narasimha said ‘We can achieve anything if we have self-confidence. My friends and relateives discouraged me when I told them about my plans. They said I can’t succeed in CA exams at this young age. But I did not lose hope’
The young boy did his schooling from Dedeepya High School in Bhuvanagiri. He is aspiring to become an IAS officer.
In a related development, Roohi Agarwal, an Osmania University BCom student, stood as National Topper in the CA Final exam.