Indian-origin UK girl Anushka Binoy scores highest in Mensa IQ test

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, London
  • Updated: Dec 06, 2015 00:05 IST
Anushka Binoy, an 11-year-old Indian-origin girl, has entered the ranks of Mensa after scoring the highest possible score in an IQ test. (Photo courtesy: ukmalayalee website)

Anushka Binoy, the 11-year-old daughter of Kerala-origin IT consultants based in London, has become one of Britain’s brainiest students after she scored the highest possible score in the IQ test of Mensa, the largest high IQ society in the world.

Elder daughter of Binoy Joseph and Sheena Binoy, Anushka scored 162 to gain membership of the society that comprises Britain’s brainiest people.

The average IQ is 100 and a score of over 155 on the Cattell III B scale puts one in the top 1% of the population.

Hailing from Kottayam district of Kerala, Anushka’s family has been living in Isleworth in London in 2007.

She is a student of St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Isleworth, and enjoys violin, dance, swimming and tennis. Anushka has a younger sister, Andrea Binoy, 3.

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