Vineet Gupta is a philanthropist, an entrepreneur and a distinguished educator who has made a significant impact in the evolution of India’s higher education system.
Vineet Gupta, Ashoka University’s founder since its establishment in 2014, has contributed immensely to the institution’s global reputation to become one of the top liberal arts universities in India. Vineet is also the Founder and Trustee of Plaksha University, which is redefining engineering and technology education in India.
With three decades of entrepreneurial experience, Vineet Gupta has built successful companies across multiple domains. Furthermore, he co-founded Jamboree Education, the largest overseas test prep company in India, and serves as its Managing Director.
A changemaker in the education sector
With Ashoka University’s success as India’s first liberal arts university, Vineet Gupta has possibly changed Indian education forever. In India, the concept of Liberal Arts was little understood prior to Ashoka. In founding Ashoka, the founders took a risk that paid off; today, it is India’s leading institution of higher learning. Vineet has frequently said that more institutions should emulate the Ashoka model in order to achieve a higher education revolution. In view of the large number of talented Indian students going abroad for a better quality education, Vineet is determined to provide Ashoka and Plakhsa University with an education that is comparable to any other top university in the world.
Philanthropic Initiatives of Vineet Gupta
Vineet Gupta is motivated to change things for the better and make sure that people have a positive life experience. His goal is to help the community through his non-profit organisations, CL Gupta Family Trust and Karuna Charity Society, and to emphasize the value of philanthropy in education. The CL Gupta Family Trust provides financial help to students from low-income households so they can pursue higher education. The mission of the Karuna Charity Society is to bring hope for individuals in despair. As one of the notable members of these organizations, Vineet Gupta dedicates his time to serving the community and particularly helping the disadvantaged groups.
Vinnet Gupta Personal Details:
|Date of Birth||24th July 1969|
|Place of Birth||Jind, Haryana|
|Profession||Entrepreneur and Institution Builder|
|Alma Mater||St. John’s High School (X), Delhi Public School (XII), IIT Delhi – Mechanical Engineering|
|Children||Daughters – Naima Kalra Gupta and Keya Kalra Gupta|
|Hobbies||Reading, playing golf and spending time in the mountains|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Vineet Gupta
- Vineet Gupta is the founder of Ashoka University, Plaksha University and Jamboree Education
- Vineet Gupta has been awarded as the Educational Entrepreneur (Edupreneur of the Year 2021 – 2022 by APAC in their 2nd Global Education & Skill Conclave
- Co-Chair of the Education Committee at ASSOCHAM
- Member of Education Committee of FICCI
- Founding Pro Vice Chancellor of Ashoka University
- Founding Director of the Plaksha Technology Leaders FellowshipLikes to read, play golf and spend time in the mountains
|Name||Jamboree Education Pvt Ltd|
|Headquarter||New Delhi, India|
|Area served||Education Sector|
|Website||https://vineetgupta.in/ & https://www.jamboreeindia.com/|