Nischal Narayanam is India’s youngest Chartered Accountant, listed as 7 brilliant brains of the world!

Nischal Narayanam became the youngest Chartered Accountant in the world at the age of 19 years. But he has to wait for two more years as the minimum age to get registered in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is 21. Nischal who was already known to the world as a mathematics prodigy has a Post graduate degree in Commerce from Osmania University in Hyderabad.


Nischal’s career Snapshot so far

  1. At 8 years, he passed the Sanskrit exams which are equivalent to a Master’s degree
  2. At 10 years, he became the World memory champion among kids and authored many books on Mathematics
  3. At 10, he designed a Mathematics laboratory
  4. At 10, he won his first Guinness record by memorising 225 random digits in 12 minutesnischal-naryanam-youngest-ca-guinness-record
  5. At 11, he was awarded the national child award for exceptional achievement
  6. At 13, he passed the Cambridge University’s qualifier examination for basic CA
  7. At 13, he won another Guinness record for memorising 132 random digits in a minute
  8. At 15, he passed the second level of CA exam and became the youngest mentor to a company, “Nischal’s Smart Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd”
  9. Listed among the 7 brilliant brains of the world by National Geographic group


Not just that, the renowned international audit firm, Deloitte is where Nischal has done his article ship for CA. His capabilities were recognized by the company and was specially invited as the speaker at their Global conference in Shanghai which was attended by delegates from 190 countries. Nishcal is the youngest among the two lakh members.

We at StoryGAG wish Nischal Narayanam does many more wonders and contribute a lot towards Mathematics!


As posted by one of the members in the comment, Ghanu Maheshwari is India’s youngest chartered accountant at the age of 18. The source quoted by the member is being posted here. One of our members clarified this issue. Ghanu Maheshwari has cleared the CA in 2001. But after an year the exam pattern was changed to IPCC from PCC. So, both the records are not comparable and considering the present standards, the statement that Nischal is the youngest CA holds true.


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    Jodhpur: Ghanu, 18, from Jodhpur created a record by becoming the youngest chartered accountant (CA). Ghanu’s father OP Maheshwari, who is chairman of the Jodhpur branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), said that Ghanu was the youngest CA.

    Ghanu gives credit to his family for his success. Ghanu’s father said that his son was very clever.

    After passing 12th standard, Ghanu cleared the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) examination in 2007. And then he took the CA examination.

    Ghanu likes to play tennis. Ghanu has played tennis at national level. He also wants to play tennis well at the international level and then he will work with his father.

    Ghanu added that his mother, grandfather and grandmother gave him the confidence to do well and that his brother and sister always encouraged him.

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