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Anand Kumar

Teacher
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Net worth 2018: $2 Thousand
Industry: Miscellaneous
Residence: Patna, Bihar, India
Country: Indian
BirthDay: 1 January 1973
Sigh: Aquarius
BIOGRAPHY

Anand Kumar was bornon 1 January 1973 in Patna, Bihar, India, Indian, is Teacher. Anand Kumar is #2 in List Billionaires People In The World. Anand Kumar is an Indian teacher who is best known for the 'Super 30' program, an initiative that coaches brilliant students from poor families in breaking the Joint Entrance Examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), which is considered tougher than getting into Harvard. Coming from a low-income family, his dreams of higher studies in mathematics were shattered after his peon father died suddenly. He later determined to make sure that young talents do not die out for lack of money, and started the ‘Ramanujam School of Mathematics’ to provide cheap coaching and sponsor higher education of needy children. Despite the fact that competing institutes have assorted to crime to prevent his ‘revolution’ to make education accessible to the poor, it doesn’t scare him as he intends to be an example to others who might create such initiatives in the future. Also, he feels that silently he is feeding another kind of revolution, as thanks to his efforts, clerks like his late father now dream of making their children IAS officers instead of clerks.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$2 Thousand

TIMELINE
2016

In June 2016, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar released a biography written on him and praised his self-less initiative by stating that he has become the face of Bihar

2008

Between 2008 and 2012, he achieved three consecutive 30/30 results

2003

Since 2003, he has tutored 450 students under the program, among whom an incredible 391 students passed the IIT-JEE to enter the prestigious institute

2002

He called his brother back from Mumbai and chalked out a plan to begin the 'Super 30' program in 2002, which selected 30 meritorious students from extremely poor backgrounds for free-of-cost coaching for IIT

2000

In 2000, when one such student told him that he sought coaching for IIT-JEE but could not afford the annual fees, he decided to sponsor him

1994

In 1994, he had secured admission to Cambridge and Sheffield universities, but due to his father's death, the financial status of the family dropped, and he failed to find sponsors in both Patna and Delhi

1992

Determined to teach mathematics, he converted the math club he had established back in 1992 into a coaching institution to train needy students for various competitive examinations for a nominal fee

1973

Anand Kumar was born on January 1st, 1973, in Patna, Bihar into a middle class family

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