Two enthusiasts leave lucrative jobs to become 'edutainers’

Monday, 1 January 2018

Pune: Rajat Agarwal and Prakhar Jain both left their lucrative jobs at multinational companies and started teaching at a coaching class of IIT-JEE, four-and-half years ago. During their classes, they realised that students aspiring to be engineers are bound in traditional learning and lack the quality of being ‘jigyaasu’ (inquisitive).

<p><strong>Pune:</strong> Rajat Agarwal and Prakhar Jain both left their lucrative jobs at multinational companies and started teaching at a coaching class of IIT-JEE, four-and-half years ago. During their classes, they realised that students aspiring to be engineers are bound in traditional learning and lack the quality of being ‘jigyaasu’ (inquisitive).</p> <p>“We felt students lacked fundamental knowledge of science and mathematics. They know about the subjects, but have low interest in it. They are probably well-versed with the theories of science and maths, but do not know its applications, because they have not given a thought to it beyond their books,” said Agarwal. To read the full story click <a href="http://www.sakaltimes.com/pune/two-enthusiasts-leave-lucrative-jobs-become-edutainers%E2%80%99-11113">here</a>.</p>