Gautam Anand is a young, energetic, and enthusiastic school-going boy from New Delhi. Currently studying in Sanskriti School, Gautam has taken deep interest and even excelled in a variety of disciplines that makes him an ‘all-rounder’.
An academically strong kid, Gautam Anand has avid interests in areas like Data Science and Mathematics. He wants to pursue a career in Data Science and bring about a positive change in his life and around him through it.
Just like any another exuberant young man, Gautam Anand has plenty of hobbies that, he believes, will stay with forever. Playing and watching cricket, working with Data Science, doing Research works, blogging, participating in debates and social works are just a few of them. If you don’t find Gautam Anand going about his curricular activities or attending schools or lectures, you’ll surely find him pursuing his hobbies that are close to his heart.
Gautam Anand has excelled in all his academic endeavors. He was declared ‘Champion’ in Brainobrainfest – the 19th National Abacus Competition in 2011 and went on to complete 9 levels of Skill Development Program of Brainobrain in the very next year. In 2013, he participated in International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) and National Science Olympiad (NSO). His interest in astronomy led him to graduate as an amateur astronomer (Level 1) with SPACE’s Astronomy for Beginners module.
2015 and 2016 saw Gautam Anand winning several awards in academics. During this period, he was also selected to participate in the Inter-School Maths Competition of Ramanujam Society of Born Mathematicians. This competition was held at Modern School. In the same year, he passed with Merit (87%) the guitar grade 1 exam from Rock School, London. In class 7th and 8th, he also won ‘Excellence in Academics’ awards. His keen interest in physics helped him secure the 1st place in the inter-school physics treasure-hunt that was held at Sanskriti School.
Besides winning several accolades, Gautam Anand has participated in several prestigious programs, including Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Program where he did a course in ‘Mathematical Puzzles and Games’. In the same year, in 2017, he won the Verbal Mention award at SHISMUN. Academically, 2017 was also a fruitful year for this young prodigy as he won ‘Sarvochch Puruskar’ on account of getting the perfect CGPA of 10. His proficiency in subjects, including Science, Maths, Social Science, Hindi, and English during this period was commendable. Also, as a delegate of Iran in the committee WHO, he secured the Honorable Mention award at INTRA SMUN.
In 2018, while Gautam Anand was in class 10th, he secured the Excellence prize for securing 90% and above grades. This year also saw him attending a course in ‘Graph Theory’ at Michigan Math and Science Scholars Program. Also, at Nehru Planetarium, in the same year, he participated in a talk on ‘The Story of Helium’. His participation in the Design-thinking Workshop that was organized by Mahattattva and The Ardee School was also noteworthy in the same year.
Gautam Anand also has interned at Sunali’s Classes in Data Entry while he was still in Sanskriti School. The internship program was arranged in association with Internshala. That’s not all, the prodigal kid also has carried out quite a few research activities and the recognition for the same has come in the form of prestigious certificates. Some of the research works he has been a part of include, Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python) from the University of Michigan, Entrepreneurship 2: Launching your Start-Up from Wharton University of Pennsylvania, Game Theory from Stanford University and the University of British Columbia, SW47x: Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies from Harvard X, and many others.
Gautam Anand achievements do not end here. He has completed numerous projects successfully and has received certificates above their completion. One such project was a workshop on Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence that was organized by ROBOTech Labs at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He has also participated in a workshop of Design-Thinking that was organized by Mahattattva and The Ardee School, New Delhi.
If you think Gautam Anand is only into academics then you’re sorely wrong. His extra-curricular activities are equally impressive. The young lad is a sports enthusiast just like any other kid of his age-group. He not only participates in a variety of sports events but also has displayed consistent results. The avid cricketer in him has helped him win several trophies in the Inter-House Cricket Tournaments that were held in New Delhi. Besides cricket, Gautam Anand has also excelled in other sports, including Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess, and others. Several certificates of merits that he has won recently are a testimony of his perseverance, skill, and passion.
Gautam Anand has also participated in several school debates and has excelled in them. His love and passion for guitar have helped him win several accolades in this field too! In December 2015, he cleared Grade 1 – Electric Guitar from RSL. In the following year, he cleared Grade 2 – Rock & Pop Guitar exam with distinction from Trinity College, London. He even worked as a volunteer for Bhartiya Netraheen Kalyan Parishad in helping visually challenged girls read and write during the period 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017.
A keen blogger, Gautam Anand has also contributed to his all-round development through blogging on various topics, including Data Science, AI, and many more. His blogs reflect his research skills and passion for the topics on which he blogs. He is one young student that believes in bringing about a change around him through his writings. If the information and writing skills of his are anything to go by; one can expect him to achieve his dreams with effortless ease.
Given his passion, energy, and perseverance in just about everything he indulges in; it is not hard to figure out that Gautam Anand has a bright future ahead of him. Be it academics or sports, debates or social works, music or reading, he has done it all at such a young age. His achievements have been something other students would do well to follow or emulate. He is indeed a star of Sanskriti School and his parents.