Kota, Rajasthan. Coaching and tuition classes for engineering or medical entrance exams are passé, now coaching institutes are daring to think beyond IITs and AIIMS.
They have gone much beyond UPSC exams or admission in foreign universities. New coaching classes are now promising Nobel Prize.
The first step has been taken by “Leopard Classes”, which launched a 3-year foundation course on “How to win a Nobel Prize”.
“There are separate batches for college students and working professionals. But I would suggest people start early; there is a batch for school going children too,” Arun, the proprietor of Leopard Classes told Faking News.
The course is getting very good response. Vigyan Sharma, an IIT-IIM alumnus, who successfully cleared the Civil Services exam last year, is very excited.
“After clearing IAS, the biggest question in front of me was, now what? But now I have got a purpose in my life,” said Vigyan, a coaching class enthusiast.
Parents of school and college going kids are also impressed with the idea.
“Preparing for engineering, medical, or MBA is fine, every Tom, Dick, and Harry is doing that, but there is nothing special in it. I want my son to stay a step ahead of his friends and children of my friends,” explained Mr Subramaniam, father of a 5-year-old kid who couldn’t qualify for Indian Idol Junior earlier this year.
As it is first of its kind coaching institute in the world, speculations are high that it will attract many foreign students too. The unique course has placed ‘Leopard Classes’ ahead of even Ivy league colleges.
These classes are mostly aimed at winning Nobel Prize for Peace as that is supposed to be the most easily cracked one, like History or Public Administration for IAS exams.
Leopard Classes has also roped in TOI editors as guest faculty, as their contributions to numerous peace initiatives like ‘Aman Ki Asha‘ are well known.
Unconfirmed sources say that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has also enrolled for one such crash course after his peace initiatives with Pakistan and China were deemed better than those of 2009 winner Barack Obama, who has been showing eagerness to bomb even those places that don’t send terrorists or soldiers into the USA.