Intelligence indicated Randhawa, from Wightwick, Wolverhampton, tried to buy a auto bomb to kill his parents after his mother disapproved of a relationship he was having with a girl.
Randhawa was found guilty of maliciously possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life and had earlier admitted attempting to import explosives.
Gurtej Singh Randhawa was arrested in May previous year after undercover officers from the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) replaced a explosive he ordered online with a harmless dummy device before it was delivered. How the major changes in your life that you wished for were to be achieved included endangering the life of your father by setting off an explosion in his vehicle.
Passing sentence, Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb told Randhawa: "You are plainly highly intelligent and capable of determined manipulation".
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The court was told the A-level student, a former pupil at Wolverhampton Grammar School, had accepted an offer to study medicine at Liverpool University.
"He was not involved in an organised crime group or linked to terrorism, but his actions show he is someone who poses a significant risk to the community".
Tim Gregory, from the NCA's Armed Operations Unit, said: 'The explosive device Randhawa sought to purchase online had the potential to cause serious damage and kill many people if he had been successful in using it.
Gurtej Randhawa, 19, of Grove Lane, Wightwick, had attempted to purchase a Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) - or a auto bomb - from the dark web.
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The NCA said the package had been replaced with a "safe dummy device" before they allowed it to be delivered to the address he had provided when ordering the explosives.
Two women - aged 45 and 18 - were also arrested at the same time by the NCA Armed Operations Unit but were later released with no further action.
Andy Young, from the Crown Prosecution Service, said: "Gurtej Randhawa attempted to purchase explosives which could have resulted in deaths or serious injuries had they been used".
"He denied he planned to use the explosives to cause injury but the CPS demonstrated to the jury that this was a lie and Randhawa was observed attempting to test his device before being arrested".
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