• Paras Verma

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    Paras Verma graduated as a Microbiologist from Punjab University. [READ MORE]

    Teaching was a hobby which he took seriously and started his own institute while attending college. He believes in clubbing technology and academics to create an amazing learning environment for students. Driven by the motivation to provide holistic education for life and training deserving students to crack NEET and AIIMS, he joined Dakshana in May 2018. Paras loves to play football, watch movies endlessly and read. His understanding of life sums up in striking a right balance in everything one does and enjoying everything to the fullest.

  • Devavaram Yarrarapu

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    Devavaram Yarrarapu is a Researcher with a Post-graduate degree in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. [READ MORE]

    Devavaram has over seven years of teaching experience and four years of  research experience in the field of Synthetic Organic Chemistry. He is currently a Chemistry faculty for the Dakshana JEE batch at JNV Rangareddy (Hyderabad).

  • Devendra Kumar

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    Devendra Kumar is a Faculty for Physics for the Dakshana JEE batch at JNV Rangareddy (Hyderabad). [READ MORE]

    Since graduating with a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur 4 years ago, Devendra has been mentoring top batches at various locations in India and has charted out individual strategies for each of his students so that they succeed.  Devendra likes to thoroughly make his students acquainted with the finest questions possible for Physics while preparing for IIT JEE.

  • Chhotu Ram Jakhar

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    Chhotu Ram is an alumnus of MAHE Manipal University, from where he completed his graduation and post-graduation in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering respectively. [READ MORE]

    He was passionate about teaching from an early age and hence he chose the career path of being a Faculty for competitive exams. Chhotu has worked at Samarpan Institute in Sikar and Resonance Edu. Ltd and now teaches Physics to the Dakshana NEET scholars at JNV Pune.

  • 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

  • Ullas Agrawal

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    Ullas Agrawal comes to Dakshana as a Physics faculty with 7 years’ experience at reputed institutes like FIITJEE and Resonance. He now teaches at the Dakshana CTM Hall, JNV Bangalore Urban. [READ MORE]

    Ullas hails from Raipur, Chhattisgarh and has graduated with a B.Tech and M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Ullas believes that the best contribution that a teacher can make is towards actual growth of a student in many more aspects rather than just teaching. His hobbies include swimming, reading fiction novels (Dan Brown, Terry Goodkind, Robert Jordan, J.K. Rowling are his favourite authors), playing carrom & cricket. He loves watching movies and TV series. He believes in spirituality and is also a member of ISKCON.

  • Jagan Mohan Rao

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    Jagan Mohan is an M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from Govt. Degree & PG College, Tuni. [READ MORE]

    Jagan worked as a lecturer for 11 years before joining Dakshana. He communicates well, is a quick learner and is adaptive to new technologies. He loves to impart knowledge in innovative ways. Jagan loves to play shuttle badminton and cricket. Currently, Jagan is a Chemistry faculty at the Dakshana CTM Hall in JNBV Bangalore Urban.  His students’ best ranks in JEE Mains and Advanced, so far, have been- Mains best rank- 4, Advanced best rank-166.


  • Prashant Shekhar

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    Prashant completed his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from NIT Agartala and is now teaching Mathematics to scholars at the Dakshana CTM Hall in JNV Bangalore Urban. [READ MORE]

    He has previously work with Resonance Eduventures Ltd. as full time Mathematics faculty at Mumbai and Nashik. As Mathematics faculty, he has successfully completed the entire course of JEE Mains and Advanced, conducting 5 batches per week for 3 academic years. Prashant loves to constantly upgrade his knowledge and apply his technical and management skills while 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.

  • Mahavir Singh

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    Mahavir Singh has studied in his village Sikar till Class 12. Despite adversities, he secured admission at NIT Silchar, Assam, from where he graduated with a B.Tech. in Computer Science in 2014. [READ MORE]

    He was interested in teaching since school days which led him to join Bansal Classes Kota as a Chemistry faculty after his graduation. He currently teaches Chemistry at Dakshana Foundation. His desire is to teach many more brilliant students who do not get sufficient exposure and right guidance to excel.

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

  • Pradeep Singh

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    Pradeep Singh is an alumnus of Gobind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (Pantnagar University) where he graduated with B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering. [READ MORE]

    Though he qualified at IIT-JEE with AIR 2358, he could not attend IIT because of some personal reasons. He started teaching as a freelancer while he was at college. After graduation in 2007, he started the Foundations Institute, Haldwani, Uttarakhand. He is proficient is teaching Physics, Chemistry & Math and has produced outstanding results that include JEE AIR 216, AIEEE State ranks 1, 6, 16, 19 and 22 in the first year itself. Driven by his desire to teach in Kota, Pradeep joined Bansal Classes in 2011 as Physics faculty. He has also been a faculty at Gurukul Trust for four years (2012-2016). In April 2016, Mr.  Pradeep joined Dakshana Foundation as a senior Physics faculty and is currently HOD – Academics at Dakshana Foundation, Pune.

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

News & Events

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    DAAN visit at JNV Leh!

    Mohnish Pabrai, Founder and Chairman Dakshana Foundation and Colonel Ram Kumar Sharma, CEO Dakshana Foundation visited homes of DAAN (Dakshana Alumni Network) members in Leh. It was a wonderful experience for them to meet the ex-scholars and partake of the kindest hospitality extended by the parents and families of our DAAN members. Thank you Sta [READ MORE]
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    Dakshana visit at JNV Leh!

    Mohnish Pabrai, Founder and Chairman Dakshana Foundation and Colonel Ram Kumar Sharma, CEO Dakshana Foundation visited JNV Leh today. JNV Leh has produced many successful IITians who have made Dakshana proud! [READ MORE]
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    Dakshana welcomes its new batch of Dakshana scholars for JEE and NEET

    The new batch of scholars were recently inducted at Dakshana’s independent campus at the Dakshana Valley (One year program) and JNV Silvassa, JNV Bundi and JNV Lucknow (Two year program)! #TheDakshanaFoundation #InfiniteGood #SelflessGiving [READ MORE]
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    5th International Yoga Day celebrations at Dakshana!

    “Yoga is a mirror to look at ourselves from within.” Dakshana scholars at JNV Rangareddy and JNV Bangalore Urban celebrated 5th International Yoga Day! #June21 #InternationalYogaDay #YogaDay2019 #TheDakshanaFoundation#InfiniteGood #SelflessGiving [READ MORE]

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