Alakh Pandey

Founder and CEO

Physics Wallah

Alakh Pandey, the Founder and CEO of Physics Wallah (PW), is dedicated to bridging the education gap and empowering students with affordable, high-quality education. He embarked on this mission with the establishment of PW in 2020, in collaboration with Prateek Maheshwari (Co-Founder, PW), offering a comprehensive curriculum for JEE and NEET aspirants. Today, Physics Wallah provides affordable, high-quality education in more than 28 categories, serving millions of students nationwide and boasting a net worth of 8000 Crores.Alakh's journey is a testament to his visionary leadership and business acumen. Coming from a low-income background, he identified the affordability gap in access to quality education during his college years and to bridge that gap, he started his YouTube channel called Physics Wallah in 2014 which has now evolved into a leading EdTEch Company in India, achieving unicorn status in 2022. PW is now present in 98% of pin codes in India.Alakh has been recognised as a bright young entrepreneur, achiever, and innovator, receiving accolades such as 'Times 40 Under 40,' 'Teaching Excellence' by Entrepreneur India, and 'Edtech CEO of the Year' by BW Business World. His accomplishments have earned him a spot on the cover of Forbes in their 2023 EdTech Special. His net worth is 4000 Cr Rupees. Alakh Pandey's philanthropic spirit extends to sponsoring the education of deserving students, which he does regularly from his personal wealth.