Indian origin boy becomes the youngest CA in the world!
At the age of eighteen ,when most of us just gear up to start our degree courses, this young boy , managed to clear all the 14 papers ,of one of the toughest courses, in the first attempt
Dubai: It looks like a celebration time for the country. For, there has been not one but two reasons for rejoicing. While, two daughters of the country have made the nation proud, there is a son who has also brought laurels for his motherland. Ramkumar Raman, an Indian origin student, has become the youngest Chartered Accountant in the world.
At the age of eighteen ,when most of us just gear up to start our degree courses, this young boy , managed to clear all the 14 papers ,of one of the toughest courses, in the first attempt.
Raman hails from Tamil Nadu but has completed his education from the Indian High School in Dubai.
He has been recognised by the global professional accounting body in the Gulf, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), as the youngest ACCA affiliate ever registered among all other candidates, affiliates and members.
Raman and his CA preparations:
- Raman began his preparations for CA in December 2012 and took his final exam in June 2015.
- The youngest CA in the world shares his daily routine saying that it was strenuous but he made sure to follow it even on his off days.
- "I would have lunch and sleep till 4pm and get up again and start studying again from 4:30pm till 8:15 again with breaks after which I'd have dinner and study again from 9pm till 12pm. Then I'd go to sleep,” stated Raman.
- The boy also shared that he had his share of superstitions that, he believed, helped him achieve success.
- “I used to wear same pair of pants, shirt, vests, socks and shoes. I also ate the same type of surries and rice before every ACCA paper for those three years,” he said.
Raman wants to be an investment banker:
Ramakumar Raman now wants to do an MBA from United States. “I want to study MBA from US and take up investment banking as a career option,” said the youngest CA.