THE WISE OWL

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani student has made a new world record by passing the O-Level examination of the University of Cambridge at the age of nine years. Rai Haris Manzoor of Rawalpindi was born on August 16, 2004. He passed the O-Level exam in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
It may be mentioned that Rai Haris studied in a private school till 2012. Afterwards, his parents withdrew him from the school and taught him at home. He completed the courses of seven classes in 17 months. Rai Manzoor Nasir, the father of the student, told Dawn that the normal age for passing the O-Level exam was 17 to 18 years. It means that 14 years of schooling is needed to pass the exam.