< Pranav Kalyan | Achievements


I am a 8th grader at Lindero canyon middle school in Agoura Hills. I have completed 23 Transferable college classes with GPA 3.95 (99%) and earned Math and Science Associate Degree" at Moorpark College on May 19, 2016. I am pursuing the "Associate Degree in Astrophysics, Chemistry and Physics " at Moorpark College. I am proud to say I am inspired by Mr. Bill Gates, and his contribution to the world as an inventor and a great philanthropist.

I successfully completed the MCTS exam on Jan 12, 2013, becoming the youngest kid to get the title of "Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist" in ASP.net at the age of 9.   on Wikipedia »   

Deccan Chronicle

May 23, 2016, 6:10 am IST  

Unlike regular 13-year-olds who may wish to be free to enjoy themselves all the time, the Californian resident Pranav Kalyan, who belongs to the Tamil diaspora, has already earned two associate degrees with honors from Moorpark College. He has become the youngest ever graduate in his college.

Times of India

January 16, 2013 12:22 PM   

Pranav said he wanted to be a scientist. "I was introduced to the world of computers when I was two," he said. Pranav found that his love for maths and the challenge of solving complicated problems helped him write computer programs, which required logical skills.

Venture Beat

January 16, 2013 12:22 PM   

Are you smarter than a fourth grader? Probably not, now that Pranav Kalyan has passed the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist exam.

Deccan Chronicle

January 16, 2013 12:22 PM   

For a computer professional ASP, .NET will not be much difficult but for a nine-year-old it’s a remarkable effort as the kid needs to have lot of logical and reasoning ability. Not everyone can get Microsoft certification, only those who can solve complex questions can do it.

New Europe

16.01.2013 - 16:07 PM   

Back in December, the tech company released a video that showed a kid in a Microsoft store explaining adults how to use Windows 8. Now the campaign has come true and Pranav Kalyan will demonstrate that even a child can be tech specialist..

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International Business Times

January 16, 2013 12:22 PM   

Pranav's achievement is no small feat. His logical and mathematical skills put many computer graduates to shame. Microsoft's certification is one of the hardest technical tests to crack. Even many tech wizards find it very hard to clear the test. Only a few programmers in the world have received the honours till date..


  • Completed "Elementary Spanish I - SPAN M01" with an "A" at Moorpark College on Spring 2017.
  • Won First Place (GOLD Medal) in National Level with PERFECT SCORE "Math Kangaroo International Competition 2017" on Mar 16, 2017.
  • Won Distinguished Honor Roll with PERFECT SCORE "AMC 8" on Nov 16, 2016.
  • Has earned High Honors for PERFECT SCORE in ACT 2017 Math section From "Johans Hopkings" on Feb 11, 2017. (https://www.jhu.edu/)
  • Received Honor Roll with "AMC 12A & AMC 12B" on Feb 15, 2017 and qualifed for AIME 2017. (www.maa.org)
  • Completed "Honors Lit:Critical Think/Comp-ENGL M01BH" with an "A" , "Public Speaking-COMM MO1" at Moorpark College on Fall 2016.
  • Started 39alpha Engineering Circle with Mr. Diallo Wallace on Dec, 2016
  • Received letter of recognition from "President Obama" on Sep 30, 2016
  • Completed "20 Transferable college classes with GPA 3.94 (98.5%) and earned Math and Science Associate Degree" at Moorpark College on May 19, 2016.
  • Received Honor Roll with "AMC 12" on Feb 17, 2016 and qualifed for AIME 2016. (www.maa.org)
  • Won in School and Chapter Level Math Count and selected for "State Level Math Count competition" on Feb 20, 2016. (www.mathcounts.org)
  • Started "Agoura Math Circle " on Sep, 2015
  • Completed "18 Transferable college classes with GPA 3.93" at Moorpark College till Fall 2015.
  • Won Distinguished Honor Roll with "AMC 8" on Nov 17, 2015. (www.maa.org)
  • Won "Bronze award" in "The International Stanford Math League Tournament" at Aug 11-16, 2015 on Stanford University, CA .
  • Completed "15 Transferable college classes with GPA 3.93" at Moorpark College till Summer 2015.
  • Got a Perfect Score in Math League competition and is invited for "The International Stanford-Math League Tournament" which will be held on August 2015 at Stanford University (www.themathleague.com)
  • Completed Kumon Math Program ("Level O") on April 2015 and Selected for being an Inspirational Student In North America and invited to give a Speech in "Instructors Conference" which will be held on July 2015 at Nashville in Tennessee (www.Kumon.com)
  • Won 1st Place in Regional level and selected for "National level Math and Science Bee competition" conducted by North South Foundation on April 2015.(www.northsouth.org)
  • Won Achievement Roll with "AMC 12B" on Feb 25, 2015. (www.maa.org)
  • Completed "World History I, Kinesiology - Tennis, Biological Anthropology " and "Linguistic Anthropology " with an "A" at Moorpark College on Summar 2015.
  • Completed "General Chemistry" and "Health and Science" with an "A" at Moorpark College on Spring 2015.
  • Won 1st Place in Regional level and selected for "National level Math and Science Bee competition" conducted by North South Foundation on April 2015.(www.northsouth.org)
  • Won Achievement Roll with "AMC 12B" on Feb 25, 2015. (www.maa.org)
  • Won in School and Chapter Level Math Count and selected for "State Level Math Count competition" on Feb 21, 2015. (www.mathcounts.org)
  • Completed "Appld Differen Equations" with an "A" , "Physics-Thermo, Elec., Magnetism" and "Thermodynamics/Electricity Lab" at Moorpark College on Fall 2014.
  • Won 2nd Place with ""Orange County Math Circle competition" " on Nov 23, 2014. (www.ocmathcircle.org)
  • Won Achievement Roll with "AMC 8" on Nov 18, 2014. (www.maa.org)
  • currently 8st rank out of 26,000 people in "KUMON Math" and is currently on level O,Advanced Calculus.(www.Kumon.com)
  • Completed "Calculus III" with an "A" , "Physics-Mechanics of Solids and Fluids" and "Mechanics of Solids Labs" at Moorpark College on Summer 2014.
  • Completed "Calculus II" with an "A" at Moorpark College on Spring 2014.
  • Received Gold award in "President's Educational Awards Program" for Outstanding Academic excellence on June 10,2014.
  • Received "Youngest Scientist 2013 Award" from ASEI on Dec,2013.
  • Received "Outstanding Achievement in Information Technology Award" from California Muthamizh Sangam on May 31,2014.Received from Kalaimamani Solomon Pappaiah
  • Selected for the "Lenovo yoga 2 tablet" product review Focus group audition.Interviewed by Ashton Kutcher on April 29, 2014.
  • Won in Regional level and selected for "National level Math Bee competition" conducted by North South Foundation on April 2014.(www.northsouth.org)
  • Completed "Calculus I" with an "A" at Moorpark College on Fall 2013.
  • Part of the Team that won Champion's Award at "FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament" on Nov 24, 2013
  • Completed "Precalculus (College Algebra and Trignometry)" with an "A" at Moorpark College on Summer 2013.
  • I acted in a TV Serial Name as "Five Point Plan" on Nov 24, 2013 (www.imdb.com)
  • Won 2nd Place with "Orange County Math Circle competition" on Nov 17, 2013. (www.ocmathcircle.org)
  • Won 1st Place in Regional level and selected for "National level Math Bee competition" conducted by North South Foundation on March 2013.(www.northsouth.org)