Himal Shrestha from Nepal Named Microsoft Excel 2010 World Champion

Himal Shrestha of Nepal has been named the World Champion in Microsoft Excel 2010. The Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets has announced the 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions yesterday. 

All together 344,000 students from 90 countries has applied for this competition. According to the Certiport 100 student finalists have participated in the final round of competition.
The top 10 Microsoft Excel 2010 finalists are:
  1. Himal Shrestha, Nepal, gold medal
  2. Chan Joyce Yee Jing, Hong Kong, silver medal
  3. Nina Joseph, USA, bronze medal
  4. Samuel Shie Song Fa, Brunei
  5. Savanna Robertson, USA
  6. Chih-Ting Hsieh, Taiwan
  7. Mukrawee Weraphong, Thailand
  8. Mahiro Tatsumi, Japan
  9. Nan Wu, China
  10. Soojong Kang, South Korea
Certiport recognized gold medalist Himal Shrestha at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship Student Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. and presented him with a $5,000 scholarship. Chan Joyce Yee Jing received a 2,500 scholarship and Nina Joseph received a $1,000 scholarship.

Congratulation Himal Shrestha. :) 


  1. Great news, thanks for writing, would have been even better had you given link to the organization or or included what criteria was included to judge the participants.

  2. Can we have the link please ???

  3. And still the Nepalese youths get overseas jobs as Drivers, Security guards, Porters, Cleaners, Warehouse labors, etc. !!!!

    Himal Shrestha - you have made us Nepalese very proud son !!! I know there are thousands like you in our country .. waiting for similar opportunities !!!

    God Bless the Nepalese Youths !!!!

  4. Akar jee, I have searched to get to know from other sources, but didnt find, though, I have found this link where there isn't his name in the list.

    and also: http://www.certiport.com/Portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page=Common/PageLibrary/release_080211_2010EX.htm

  5. You checked the wrong link. Here it is: http://www.certiport.com/portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page=Common/PageLibrary/release_080613-student-from-nepal-named-mos-world-champion-in-excel-2010.html

  6. Thanx Aakar jee.