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IIT Dropout Series


IIT Dropout Series: This engineering aspirant dropped out of IIT Kanpur to pursue law

April 28, 2022 11:46 am

'My urge to explore the world guided me to quit IIT and pursue a course I was more interested in,' says Kolkata’s Utkarsh Agrawal.

IIT Dropout Series: Why this Kanpur resident chose IIIT-Allahabad over IIT-BHU decades ago

April 28, 2022 11:45 am

Unlike what most IIT dropouts do these days, Shubham Agarwal did not become an entrepreneur or join a startup. He rather chose IIIT Allahabad to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, dove deep into technical subjects and explored new avenues in computer science.

IIT Dropout Series: Bhopal’s Ankur Pandey quit IIT-Kharagpur to pursue his entrepreneurship dream

April 28, 2022 11:45 am

After working with many companies as an intern and consultant, Pandey launched his own ed-tech start-up, Quesky, in the third year of college. This is when he realised his passion for entrepreneurship and by the fourth year of his degree, he made up his mind to quit colleg

IIT Dropout Series: Farmer’s son dropped out of IIT-Delhi to launch startup

April 28, 2022 11:45 am

Sagar Patidar worked in his corporate job for over two years and later quit to launch his own custom software development service: Primathon in the year 2018. 

IIT Dropout Series: How Madhya Pradesh duo quit IIT-Kharagpur and founded Intugine

April 28, 2022 11:44 am

Ayush Agrawal and Harshit Shrivastava met in Kota for the first time in 2009 while preparing for the IIT entrance exam. They decided to dropout of IIT Kharagpur in 2014 to start their enterprise, which is currently valued at 250 crore.

IIT Dropout Series: IIT-Delhi dropout found his true calling in content industry; owns a start-up

April 28, 2022 11:43 am

Ankit was a member of the IIT-Delhi football team as well as the director of the dance team. He participated in all the events on the campus and spent very little time in the classrooms. 

IIT Dropout Series: UP boy drops out of India’s oldest engineering college to build digital health record system

April 28, 2022 11:43 am

A shoulder injury instigated Aman Bhandula to develop a mechanism to digitally store medical histories. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, health has become a priority and touchless services are the new normal, which most likely will benefit his startup in the long run.

IIT Dropout Series: ‘Gender disparity’ forced her out of IIT, today she works to promote equality

April 28, 2022 11:43 am

Besides gender insensitivity, the implementation of course structure was another factor that prompted Mumbai resident Aishwarya Bhuta to discontinue her studies at IIT-Guwahati.

IIT Dropout Series: He left IIT-Delhi to work on own startup, now runs a Rs 750-crore business with global partnerships

April 28, 2022 11:39 am

Ankit Prasad made it to the list of Forbes 30 under 30 in 2018 and has also been recognised in the Business World magazine’s 40 Under 40 list.

IIT dropout series: Labourer's son dropped out of IIT-Guwahati to help young learners make right career choice

April 28, 2022 11:40 am

After investing a year in market research and visiting different cities like Kota, Hyderabad and Delhi to understand the needs of the students, Ravi Nishant formally launched Edvizo, an ed-tech startup that helps young learners make wise decisions about their academic future.