• Manish Kumar Singh

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    Manish Kumar Singh completed B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from NIT Jamshedpur in 2015. [READ MORE]

    He began his career as a Network Engineer at Ericsson India Global Services. While working at Ericsson, Manish discovered his inclination towards teaching and decided to step into the education sector. He chose to coach students for JEE and worked at institutes in Delhi and Mumbai. Currently, he teaches Chemistry at Dakshana Foundation and is liked by the scholars at the Dakshana Valley.

  • 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.

  • Amit Kumar

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    Amit Kumar graduated with B.Sc. in Biology and Chemistry from MJPRU Bareilly in UP. Later, he completed his M.Sc. in Microbiology from Gurukul Kangri Vishvavidhyalaya (GKV), Haridwar, the oldest and one of the most prestigious University of India. [READ MORE]

    He has qualified at the GATE and CSIR NET JRF by securing an All India Rank 71 in Life Science. He started his teaching career in 2011 from Guru Dronacharya as a full-time Biology faculty, then joined Resonance and became a founder member of Resonance-Selaqui Gurukul medical program, in Dehradun.  His teaching methodologies earned him a lot of respect and fame in Uttarakhand. He was subsequently appointed as Head of Biology Department at Aviral Classes in Uttarakhand, where he continued to work for 3 years. He now works as Biology faculty with Dakshana Foundation.

    He lives at Dakshana Valley.

  • Daljeet Kaur

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    Daljeet Kaur has AIR 5368 in IIT-JEE & State Rank 13 in AIEEE to her credit. She graduated from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI) with a B.Tech. in Computer Science where she was selected under the fee waiver (zero tuition fee) scheme of the government. [READ MORE]

    Daljeet began teaching soon after her graduation at Foundations Institute, Uttarakhand where she taught all three subjects – Physics, Chemistry & Maths. In the course of time, she has found her passion in Chemistry which she continues to teach. She teaches Physical and Inorganic Chemistry at Dakshana Foundation. Her knowledge of Physics and Mathematics gives a conceptual and analytical view to her teaching methodology in Chemistry as well.

    She lives at Dakshana Valley with her husband and 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.

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    Summer Internships at The Dakshana Foundation

    The Dakshana Foundation is seeking to bring on 1-3 interns who would spend the summer drilling down on initiatives underway by a number of NGOs in India to try to improve education outcomes in government schools across India in 6th through 12th standard. Some NGOs like Khan Academy are doing this via developing content that can be delivered through [READ MORE]
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    JDST 2018 Result (Shortlisted Students for Interview)

    The results of the Joint Dakshana Selection Test (JDST) held on December 17, 2017 are out!!! The students shortlisted at the JDST for personal interviews will receive a confirmation email on their email ID (provided during online registration) with a copy to the respective school’s email ID. The result is not published here on the […] [READ MORE]
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    Dakshana- 10th annual Recognition Day on December 26, 2017

    The Dakshana Foundation celebrated its 10th annual Recognition Day on December 26, 2017. The first family of Dakshana, Mohnish Pabrai, Harina Kapoor and daughters Monsoon and Momachi was present to commemorate the event. The Chief Guest and Keynote speaker of the function was Padmashri Dr. Deepak Phatak, Subrao Nilekani Chair Professor of the Kanwa [READ MORE]
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    Mohnish Pabrai on ‘philanthropy and investing’ at Best Ideas 2018.

    Mohnish Pabrai, founder and chairman, The Dakshana Foundation, on Manual of Ideas (MOI) Global, a community of intelligent investors united by a passion of lifelong learning. Here is the interview during Best Ideas 2018, an online conference where Mohnish talks on philanthropy and investing. Mohnish Pabrai on Philanthropy YouTube link: https://www [READ MORE]

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