Student ineligible to appear in JEE got admission in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)The Mumbai teenager Malvika Raj Joshi (age 17 years) is not eligible to appear in JEE for admission in IITs and other reputed engineering colleges of India as she has no class X or class XII certificate. She stopped going to school when she was studying in class VII and continued studies at home.
She had a special interest in computer programming and started giving more time in learning programming compared to the other subjects. She appeared in the International Olympiad of Informatics or commonly known as Programming Olympiad examination and won two silver and a bronze medal.
The prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) accepts students who are medal winners at various Olympiads (maths, physics or computer) and hence she was offered admission in Bachelor of Science degree program along with a scholarship to pursue studies.
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