Anand Kumar

Super 30

Anand Kumar is an Indian mathematician, educationalist and a columnist for various national and international mathematical journals and magazines. He is best known for his Super 30 program, which he started in Patna, Bihar in 2002. The Super 30 program entails coaching economically backward students for IIT-JEE, the entrance examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

By 2018, 422 out of the 480 had made it to the IITs and Discovery Channel showcased his work in a documentary. He has been invited by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to speak on his globally acclaimed effort to mentor students from the underprivileged sections for admission to IIT.