• Aashish Sharma

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    Aashish Sharma is an alum of Dakshana Foundation, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Panchkula Haryana and IIT Indore. [READ MORE]

    He was a Dakshana scholar at the JNV Bundi COE between 2014-16 and graduated from IIT Indore with a B.Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2016. Aashish joined Dakshana as a JEE faculty for Mathematics.

    He loves to travel and watch movies. He was a KVPY scholar (SB stream) in 2015. Even during his JEE preparation days, he used to love to solve doubts of fellow students and that is probably where he recognised his passion for teaching.

  • Amit Kumar Dwivedi

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    Amit Kumar Dwivedi is an alumnus of Dakshana Foundation, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Kanpur Nagar and B.I.T. Mesra. [READ MORE]

    He joined Dakshana Foundation as a scholar and graduated from B.I.T. Mesra Ranchi with a B.Tech. degree in E&C in 2014. He was interested in teaching since school days and decided to join Dakshana Foundation as an IIT JEE Mathematics faculty in 2014. He has also worked briefly at VMC Noida and FIITJEE Kanpur as Assistant Professor in Mathematics.

    He lives at Dakshana Valley with his wife and his son.

  • Arvind Gupta

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    Arvind Gupta dreamt of becoming a Chemistry Faculty at Dakshana even while he was a scholar preparing for the JEE at JNV Bangalore Urban. [READ MORE]

    He secured 100% marks in Chemistry and 43rd rank in the state at JEE Mains. He went on to  graduate with B.Tech. in Chemical Science and Technology from IIT Guwahati in 2017. After graduation, Arvind worked as a Trainee Faculty cum Academic Officer for Super 30 at Sivasagar, Dibrugarh and Guwahati. Arvind belongs to Deoria in UP and loves to swim and cook when he is not teaching

  • Ashish Kumar

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    Ashish Kumar joined Dakshana as a Chemistry Faculty in June 2019. [READ MORE]

    He was a Dakshana scholar (JNV Lucknow 2012-14). He completed his B.Tech in IT from NIT Raipur. Ashish wished to serve the society and he felt Dakshana provided the best opportunity to do that. So, he decided to come back to Dakshana and start enabling other bright and brilliant scholars. He loves to play cricket and badminton. Ashish also loves discussions on social issues and would love to find ways to eradicate them.

  • Deepak Arya

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    Deepak Arya is a Dakshana alum from the Dakshana COE at JNV Bundi. [READ MORE]

    He went on to study at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and fulfilled his passion of studying basic sciences from India’s finest science institute.

    Deepak completed his B.S. (2019) and Master’s in Materials Science and Engineering (2020). Not finding PhD as his cup of tea and inspired by his professor, he opted for teaching science and joined Dakshana as a Chemistry Faculty in 2021.

    Deepak enjoys learning interesting stories behind science experiments that he teaches in the class. ‘If you can’t be alchemist, you better be a chemist’ is his favourite joke.

    He plays football and spends time with existentialist philosophers often.

  • Dheeraj Baranwal

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    Dheeraj Baranwal, an alumnus of IIT Delhi, joined Dakshana as Physics Faculty in June 2019. After two summer internships during college days, he realised that corporate jobs are not meant for him. [READ MORE]

    He says that teaching gives him immense pleasure, so he chose this field. The best part about teaching at Dakshana is that students are pretty laborious and focused so taking classes here never feel dull. According to him, Physics is not a subject, it is common sense and we can see and observe everything of Physics in our daily life. Half of the Physics revolves around falling of an apple.
    He says that teaching is one of the most satisfying job ever. It doesn’t feel like a job and its blessing when you get to do what you love!

  • Dinesh Godara

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    Dinesh Godara is a Faculty of Mathematics at Dakshana. He is a Dakshana alum from JNV Bundi. [READ MORE]

    Dinesh says his experience as a student at JNV was very unique as his teachers were supportive and the atmosphere encouraged learning. He passed out from the JNV in 2009 and joined IIT Kanpur.  Dinesh is an avid Volleyball player. Having represented his IIT at inter-university level, Dinesh thinks outdoor sports that involve a bigger team are challenging in a good way as they encourage team building and teach people the importance of working together as a group. He tries to apply his learning from sports in his work and believes that as long as everybody’s goals are aligned, you can achieve anything as a team. Dinesh has also worked at the Dakshana Valley earlier and says that was the most peaceful work experience he has ever had. About his current job, he thinks teaching students at JNV is rewarding because the students are genuinely interested in learning and it’s not just just a one-way street. The enthusiasm of the students is what drives him to teach.

  • Lovekush Upadhyay

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    If you thought philosophy and biology is not a possible combination, think again. Here is Lovekush Upadhyay who loves both the subjects with equal zeal. [READ MORE]

    Fortunately Lovekush decided to follow Biology professionally and hence he is a Faculty of Biology at Dakshana. He joined Dakshana after completing his M.Sc., BEd., DNHE and gathering 6 year experience in teaching. Lovekush is absolutely happy to be in a Dakshana classroom and to be a part of Dakshana’s pure mission.

  • Manish Kumar Sevta

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    Manish Kumar Sevta joined Dakshana's Centre of Excellence at JNV Bangalore as a Physics faculty in April 2019. [READ MORE]

    He has graduated with a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Kurukshetra. Manish has more than 4 years of experience in mentoring students for JEE Mains and Advanced. He was associated with FIITJEE at their Delhi and Durgapur centre from 2015 to 2018. After that, he served as an Academic Head at VMC Jaipur. His hobbies are swimming, going for long drives & listening to music.

  • Prashant Singh

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    Prashant has been teaching Chemistry at JNV Silvassa since June 2019. [READ MORE]

    Prashant, who has been a JNV student, believes that he can see his own self among his students and that is what motivates him. He has always been a teacher as he started teaching from the time he was in the second year of B.Tech. at NIT Jaipur. He used to coach students who were preparing for JEE. He believes that he was a born teacher and Dakshana gave him a platform to further explore his talent. Prashant’s motto in life is ‘If you do what you love, you never work a day in your life!’ and that’s why Prashant only feels refreshed after a whole day’s work. As a teacher he wishes there were no days off as he misses interacting and teaching students on holidays. He says his favourite part about teaching at Dakshana is that the students are talented and hard-working which aligns with his passion for teaching. Prashant is confident that together they can make a difference.

  • Raghvendra Dixit

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    Raghvendra Dixit joined Dakshana in July 2019 as a Chemistry Faculty. [READ MORE]

    He teaches Dakshana scholars at JNV Pune and Dakshana Valley. Raghvendra started his career in teaching at Dhule, Maharashtra and has coached students in Jaipur, Kanpur and Bangalore duringr his teaching experience of 9 years. Raghvendra has a Masters degree in Chemistry and has completed his MPhil too. He originally did not like Chemistry as a subject and after his first year had decided to drop it for the next year. But he decided to change the teacher instead and fell in love with Chemistry. Not only did he start understanding the subject completely but he was able to start teaching it to kids too. He too aspires to be the teacher who would make his students fall in love with the subject.

  • Surya Prakash


    Suryaprakash teaches Chemistry at the Dakshana Valley. He believes that everything has a little ‘chemistry’ in it. [READ MORE]

    His and Dakshana Valley’s chemistry has been strong for the past two years. Suryaprakash believes that he was drawn to the subject because of his teacher and if you have the right teacher nobody can escape liking Chemistry. He thinks students become a ‘fan’ of great teachers and he wants to charm his students in the same way. His hobbies include reading books and playing table tennis. Professionally, Surya Prakash has been passionately helping students prepare for the JEE and NEET since the last 8 years. What appeals to him about working with Dakshana is that the atmosphere is a lot like working in a family!

  • Bintu Chaudhary

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    Bintu joined Dakshana as a Faculty of Chemistry, in March 2020. He graduated from IIT BHU in 2018 as a Mechanical Engineer. He is a Dakshana alum (from JNV BUNDI, 2014). [READ MORE]

    After working for a couple of MNCs, he realised that its not his cup of tea and finally decided to go back to what he truly loves – Reading and teaching Chemistry. In his own words, “Chemistry never let me go too far. It’s interesting to be back from where I started but stronger. Teaching for me is hope that we can learn together, teach together, be curiously impatient together, produce something together”. Bintu plays cricket and badminton. He likes to have a discussion about almost everything in the Universe, just hoping there is nothing beyond it.

  • Kuldeep Nagar

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    Kuldeep is Dakshana alum from the 2009 JNV Bundi batch. He joined IIT Roorkee in 2009 and pursued his M.Tech. in Polymer Science and Technology. [READ MORE]

    Kuldeep started teaching Chemistry for the JEE after his graduation in 2014, as a trainee faculty at one of the prestigious coaching institutes in Kota. After working with some of the big names in the coaching industry for nearly 9 years, Kuldeep is now a senior Chemistry Faculty at the Dakshana Centre of Excellence at JNV Bundi since March 2020.

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