Naina Jaiswal: Everything about Asia’s Youngest Postgraduate

Naina Jaiswal: Everything about Asia’s Youngest Postgraduate, World champion Table Tennis Player, Child prodigy and more.

In a country with a population of 1.4 billion, there is no shortage of child prodigies and talented individuals. Whether we talk about any field, you will find such people everywhere who are exceptionally talented and stand out from others. Today, we are going to talk about one such genius and exceptionally talented individual, Naina Jaiswal.

NameNaina Jaiswal
Birth22 March 2000
Age23 (2023)
Known forChild prodigy, International Table Tennis Player, Asia’s Youngest Postgraduate (PG), Passing 10th grade at the age of 8, India’s youngest Doctoral degree holder
ParentsAshwani Kumar Jaiswal, Bhagya Laxmi Jaiswal


Naina Jaiswal, born on March 22, 2000, in Hyderabad, exhibited exceptional intelligence from a very young age. At the age of 8, while most children are in the 3rd or 4th grade, Naina had already cleared the 10th grade. This gives you an idea of Naina Jaiswal’s remarkable intellect.

But that’s not all; she didn’t stop there. At just 13 years old, she obtained her undergraduate degree from St. Mary’s College. Following that, at the age of 15, she pursued post-graduation in Journalism at Osmania University and became the youngest postgraduate in all of Asia.

The most remarkable achievement is yet to come – at the age of only 17, Naina Jaiswal embarked on her Ph.D. journey, becoming India’s youngest doctoral degree holder.

Table Tennis Player

Child prodigy ‘Naina Jaiswal’ is not just exceptionally talented in academics, she has also been an Indian and international champion in Table Tennis.

Naina Jaiswal Table Tennis player

Indian titles

  • India’s number 1 (under 15)
  • Cadet girls’ team National champion (gold medalist) – 2010
  • Sub- junior girls team National champion (gold medalist) – 2010, 2011, and 2012
  • Junior girls’ team National champion (gold medalist) – 2010

Along with this, she has also won many silver and bronze medals.

International titles

  • First girl from India who selected for ITTF World Hopes Team – 2011
  • Secured 6th position in the world (Austria) – (under-12) – 2011
  • Cadet girls’ team gold medalist in Indian open – 2011-
  • Cadet girls’ team gold medalist in Fajr cup (Iran) – 2013

Apart from these, she has won many other medals in her name.

  • Apart from all these things, she has also done a dissertation on the contribution of microfinance in women’s empowerment.
  • Naina’s talent is not limited to just academics and sports; she is also a very talented pianist.
  • She recorded Ramayana shlokas at the age of 7.
  • And she writes with the both hand.

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Naina Jaiswal’s 10th percentage

While there is no information available on Naina Jaiswal’s Class 10 results on the internet, there is another quite intelligent child named Agastya Jaiswal, who passed Class 12 at the age of 11 and scored 63% marks. This might give you some idea.

So, these were all the things you should know about Naina Jaiswal, one of India’s most famous child prodigies.