Jun 18, 2024, 05:02 PM IST

Educational qualification of Physicswallah founder Alakh Pandey

Varnika Srivastava

Alakh Pandey, a former IIT entrance exam failure, now makes millions by training thousands of students, leaving a high-paying job for his dream business.

Alakh Pandey, hailing from Allahabad, experienced extreme poverty during his childhood, but overcame it by teaching to support his family.

Pandey and his sister's education was funded by selling their home, and he excelled academically, achieving 91% in tenth grade and 93.5% in twelfth grade.

 Pandey's primary goal was to get into the esteemed IIT, but he failed the admission exam. 

Pandey, a renowned Indian tech entrepreneur, left Harcourt Butler Technical Institute to create teaching YouTube videos during the COVID-19 pandemic, launching Physics Wallah, India's 101st unicorn.

Alakh Pandey, a YouTuber worth over Rs 2000 crore, has expanded his business beyond online learning, employing 100 technical professionals and 500 teachers.

Pandey's transformational power is evident in his success despite challenging circumstances, accumulating wealth and helping thousands achieve education aspirations.

As of March 2023, Indian ed-tech company Physics Wallah, worth Rs 8,000 crore, has developed an application for JEE-NEET candidates.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports