KARACHI: Mauhib Iqbal, after taking few short computer courses at the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) as a student, impressed his peers to the extent that the university has hired him as a faculty member.
Only 13 years old, Iqbal now teaches students older than himself. He has also started giving lectures to students of FAST University and Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU) and to those living in far flung areas of Interior Sindh via Skype.
The young IT genius has excelled in different programming languages including Microsoft.NET framework and C Sharp.
After scoring 84.4% in web application, Mauhib mastered different technologies including database web application, security software and motion capture.
“I don’t limit myself when I think about doing something, I believe in going an extra mile,” Iqbal said.
Iqbal wants to study in a foreign university and to use his skills for the betterment of the country.
“Mauhib is Pakistan’s asset and he can make the nation proud just like Arfa Karim,” said one of his teachers.