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Current Scholars

2019 Batch


Ashwani Rathore

Ashwani Rathore is 19 years old and lives in New Delhi. He got 9.6 CGPA in class 10th. He cleared his 12th Board Exams with 89% from R. P. V. V., Lajpat Nagar. Currently, he is pursuing B. Tech( IInd year) in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi Technological University (DTU). He is very ambitious about automobiles; designing, manufacturing cars and working is its various components. He is fascinated by the changing world of automobiles with time and according to one’s need. His passion and devotion towards tha same led him to pursue his first internship as a mechanical design engineer at "Banaao - a maker's playground". At a very young age, he was working on developing a revolutionary idea for combustion engines. He loves playing cricket and listening to music in his free time.


Fozia Khanum

Fozia Khanum completed her 12th standard from Greenwood Senior Secondary School, Rampur , Uttar Pradesh. Currently she is studying for Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from DIT University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. She is in the second year of her under graduate program. She hopes to become a good pharmacist and practice medicine in the future. She is very dedicated and academically driven. She likes to participate in different activities. She is the class representative as her academic performance is appreciable. She takes part in various competitions like debates, essays etc. and also like to volunteer. She is the member of Aarogya Club of her college. Recently, she interned with DETEL ( Detel PRO) and gained experience and knowledge in the field of marketing. She is very keen and determined. She believes in her will power and work very hard to achieve her goal. She will surely make her dream come true.


Manoj G S

Manoj G S is 19 years old and is from Hassan, Karnataka. He completed his class 12 with 95% from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Mavinakere, Hassan. Currently, he is studying second year in Electronics and Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Surathkhal. He is highly passionate about becoming an lAS officer. He feels highly inspired by Bhagat Singh and Che Guevara. Manoj has received several accolades like the NCC Best Cadet amongst others. He was the school captain in JNV Hassan.Even in college he is an active part of social activities like beach school programme and NCC.He is also member of clubs like SAE and Cosmic club. He loves to watch and play sports, read autobiographies and he enjoys music. His mother is his greatest strength and motivation in life. He feels highly grateful for being a part of two wonderful families: Navodaya and Vahani and wishes to give back to society.


Nikshith KU

Nikshith is 18 years old and hails from Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. He completed his schooling at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Mudipu, Mangalore. He scored 93.4% in class 12th CBSE Board Examination and scored the highest in computer science (97%). He is currently pursuing B.E in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at BMS college of engineering and is in 2nd year. He likes to keep himself updated with information on the latest technologies and technological growth happening in the world.


Pankaj Kumar

Pankaj Kumar is 18 years old and comes from a small village called Bhiwani in Haryana. He scored 94% in 12th CBSE Board Examination from Vaish Model School, Bhiwani. Currently, he has secured admission in J. C. Bose University of Science and Technology YMCA, Faridabad to pursue B. Tech in Computer Engineering. He wants to be a successful engineer and work in the sector of AI and Machine Learning. Pankaj has participated and won different quizzes at the zonal level. He won the Bronze medal in the International Informatics Olympiad. He loves to play cricket, football and other outdoor sports. He feels fascinated by the growth in technology. He wants to give back to the country by making a significant contribution to technological growth.


Pratik Chopade

Pratik is 20 years old. He belongs to Buldhana district in Maharashtra. He has completed his 12th from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Shegaon with 91.2%. He scored the highest in Computer Science with 96%. He got free coaching from Avanti Classes for JEE in his school. He is currently pursuing B.E. in Computer Engineering from Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering and Research, Pune. After completing his graduation, he wants to pursue an MBA. He is deeply interested in solving problems of mathematics, coding in computer science and singing. He has participated in many singing competitions. He loves to play and watch cricket. As a scout, he has received the 'Rajya Puraskar'. He has strong leadership qualities and loves to help those in need. He was President of student's association in his college. He considers himself very fortunate to have had great teachers in school as well as supportive relatives. He feels that getting selected to Navodaya and then to Vahani Scholarship are the two biggest turning points in his life.


Shashikanth SR

Shashikanth is 19 years old and comes from Bhadrapur village, Karnataka. He has completed his 10th and 12th from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Narayanpur. He enjoys studying chemistry and mathematics. He loves to play cricket and football. He is pursuing his study in BMS College of Engineering Bangalore( B. Tech in Civil Engineering). He is hardworking and dedicated towards his goals. He wants to help those in need and feels motivated when he is able to bring about a smile on someone’s face. He wants to contribute to the growth of this country (India) and make it proud. He feels that getting selected to Navodaya and then to Vahani Scholarship are the two biggest turning points in his life.


Sushanta Senapati

Sushanta Senapati is a 19 year old boy. He cleared the 10th board with 10 CGPA, stood first in his school Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Dhenkanal, Odisha and and then went on to score 96.8% in the 12th board exam. He is currently pursuing B. Tech from NIT, Rourkela, 2nd year in computer science and engineering. He has passed his 1st year in NIT with a CGPA of 9.61. He has actively participated in many events conducted by NSS. One such event is teaching students of neaeby remote area students. He loves to plant vegetables and take care of them. He likes to listen to stories narrated to him physically and not on the internet. He always tries to do better than the last attempt and always tries to remember those who have helped him.

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