Akrit Jaswal (born April 23, 1993, Nurpur) is an Indian who performed his first surgery at the age of seven. He has an estimated IQ of 146.
Akrit Jaswal is a young Indian who has been called the worlds smartest boy and its easy to see why. His IQ is 146 and is considered the smartest person his age in India a country of more than a billion people. Akrit came to public attention when in 2000 he performed his first medical procedure at his family home. He was seven. His patient a local girl who could not afford a doctor was eight. Her hand had been burnt in a fire, causing her fingers to close into a tight fist that wouldnt open. Akrit had no formal medical training and no experience of surgery, yet he managed to free her fingers and she was able to use her hand again.
Akrit focused his phenomenal intelligence on medicine and at the age of twelve he claimed to be on the verge of discovering a cure for cancer. He went to Britain around the age of 12 to talk about the cure for cancer. He is now studying for a science degree at Chandigarh College and is the youngest student ever accepted by an Indian University .
Akrit hopes to someday continue his studies at Harvard University.