Anand Kumar Biography, Super 30, wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Caste, Education, Net worth & More

Anand Kumar is an Indian Mathematics educator best known for his Super 30 program, which he started in Patna, Bihar in 2002, and which coaches underprivileged students for IIT-JEE, the entrance examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

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Anand Kumar (Super 30) Quick Biography

Name Anand Kumar
Nick Name Super 30
Occupation Educationalist, Mathematician, Columnist
Known For Super 30 program
Years active 2002–present
Notable work Coaching to economically underprivilaged students for the Indian JEE examination

Personal Life

Date of Birth 1st January 1973
Age (in 2020) 47 Years
Birth Place Patna, Bihar, India
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian

Educational Qualification

School Patna High School Patna, Bihar
College/ University Bihar National College (B N College) Patna, Bihar Patna Science College
Education Qualification Graduate

Physical Stats & More

Height centimeters- 168 cm
meters- 1.68 m
Feet Inches- 5'6"
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

About Family

Father Name Unknown - but he is a clerk in the Postal Department of India
Mother Jayanti Devi
Brother Pranav Kumar (he is a Violinist)
Sister Not Known
Children (son) Jagat Kumar

Awards and Nominations

Year Awards
2010 S. Ramanujan award
2010 Nov. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Shiksha Puraskar

Hobbies and Favourite Things

Favourite Filmmaker James Cameron
Favourite Scientist A P J Abdul Kalam

Anand Kumar Wife.

Wife Name Unknown
Martial Status Married

Some Images about Anand Kumar.

Anand Kumar With His Father.

Anand Kumar With His Father

Anand Kumar With His Mother.

Anand Kumar With His Mother

Anand Kumar's Cambridge University Scholarship.

Anand Kumar's Cambridge University Scholarship

Anand Kumar's Mother Making Papad.

Anand Kumar's Mother Making Paapad

Anand Kumar At The Ramanujan School of Mathematics

Anand Kumar At The Ramanujan School of Mathematics

Anand Kumar Taking a Lecture at a Tin Shade Class Room in Patna.

Anand Kumar Taking a Lecture at a Tin Shade Class Room in Patna

Anand Kumar on The Set of KBC.

Anand Kumar on The Set of KBC

Some Facts About Anand Kumar.

  • His life and work are portrayed in the 2019 film, Named "Super 30", where Kumar is played by Hrithik Roshan.
  • Anand Kumar's father was a clerk in the postal department of India.
  • Anand Kumar submitted papers on "number theory", which were published in the "Mathematical Spectrum".
  • Anand Kumar got admission to the University of Cambridge, but could not attend because of his father's death and his financial condition.
  • Discovery Channel broadcast a one-hour-long programme on Super 30 In March 2009.
  • In The New York Times, half a page was devoted to Anand Kumar.
  • Actress and former Miss Japan Norika Fujiwara also visited Patna to make a documentary on Kumar's initiatives.
  • Kumar was also inducted in the Limca Book of Records (2009) for his contribution in helping poor students pass the IIT-JEE by providing them free coaching.
  • Kumar was awarded the "S. Ramanujan Award" for 2010 by the Institute for Research and Documentation in Social Sciences (IRDS) in July 2010.
  • Super 30 received praise from United States President Barack Obama's special envoy.
  • Newsweek Magazine has taken note of the initiative of mathematician Anand Kumar's Super 30 and included his school in the list of four most innovative schools in the world.
  • Kumar was given the top award of Bihar government, "Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Shiksha Puraskar", in November 2010.
  • He was awarded the "Prof. Yashwantrao Kelkar Yuva Puraskar" award in 2010 by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Bangalore.
  • On 8 November 2018, Anand Kumar was honoured with the Global Education Award