At just 16 years of age, Naina Jaiswal has made entire India proud by becoming the youngest postgraduate girl in Asia. The super talented youngster is a beautiful combination of one of the sharpest minds in India along with excellent oration and journalism education which have helped her make a remarkable mark in a plethora of fields at such a tender age.At the age of 13, she became the youngest journalism graduate in India.Despite her ever busy schedule she manages to take time out for her love of table tennis and has even won many national and international tournaments in the sport.
And the ever-ambitious girl has her eyes set on bigger things.She said that “at 13, by completing my graduation from university, I became the youngest journalism graduate in India. At 15, I got my postgraduate degree from Osmania University and at 16, I am currently preparing for my Ph.D.”
- Completed Class 10 at the age of 8
- Passed her intermediate exams at the age of 10 form St.Mary’s School
- Graduated at 13 to become the youngest journalist in India
- Was a postgraduate at the young age of 16 to become the youngest postgraduate in Asia
- Currently pursuing her PhD
- Knows 108 shlokas of the Ramayana
- An excellent singer and piano player
- Can write with both hands
- Won multiple national and international table tennis tournaments and is ranked No.6 in the world. Is now eying playing in the 2020 Olympics
- Youngest ever to win a memorable ‘triple crown’ (she won the juniors, youth and women’s singles titles) in the inaugural Telangana State-Ranking Table Tennis Tournament. Current South Asian Table Tennis champion
Naina is a perfect example of why keeping it in the family and homeschooling is excelling these days. It wasn’t the easiest of tasks for her and her family as her father spoke about the challenges they faced in the beginning. It isn’t always easy being a home-schooling parent — the main challenge being her struggle against the assumptions and prejudices people had about her being home-schooled. “I received a lot of negative comments,” says Ashwani Kumar Jaiswal.
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