ednexa is backed by Adnexa Education Pvt. Ltd., a company from Pune, India.
We are a bunch of a young and dynamic people set out on a journey to make a difference in education field. Our slogan, 'Journey to Excellence' is a testimony to this fact. Our mission is to harness the power of the Internet to provide quality education to all in need, barring geographical, financial and social constraints.
We are in operation since March 2009, and had launched online test series for MHT-CET 2009. Looking at the success of test series, we developed another set of features like online notes, topic-wise tests with detailed analysis and full explanation. Later, we also developed innovative features like online lectures with animations, and ‘Ask a Query’ – Answers to all queries of students through online interaction. MHT-CET 2010 proved to be a milestone for us as two of our students, namely, Nishant Patwardhan and Pranav Renavikar, stood first in Pune in Engineering and Medical CET respectively!
This year, we have launched preparatory course material for another important exam, AIEEE (All India Engineering Entrance Exam). We have tied up with well- known professors from Kota (Rajasthan) to provide students with best possible material that includes online notes, exercises, topic-wise online tests and test series containing full-length tests.
Dr. A. L. Deshmukh – Deshmukh sir is a President Medal Winner for Best Teacher. He is the main force of guidance and inspiration behind Ednexa’s foray into SSC exams. He also conducts webinars (online lectures) on Science and mentors students on techniques for effective studies.
Dr. Mrs. Jayashri Atre – Atre madam is a veteran of Maths subject. She is also the member of the Board of Studies for Maths at the Maharashtra State Education Board. She has played an important role in designing the new syllabus for 9th and 10th std. She monitors the quality of content and conducts webinars (online lectures) for Maths.
Dr. Mrs. Sulbha Vidhate – Vidhate madam is a renowned teacher of Science. She is convener of the Board of Studies for Science and ICT at the Maharashtra State Education Board. She conducts live webinars (online lectures) on Science at Ednexa.
Mrs. Shobha Kshirsagar – Kshirsagar madam is a retired teacher of English from Muktangan highschool, Pune. She still is a very popular teacher among students and provides guidance at various levels like seminars, conferences etc.
Sanjay Ranade - Ranade sir is a renowned professor of Maths for 10th, 11th, 12th Science and Engineering / Medical entrance exams from Pune, Maharashtra. He has experience of more than 40000 hours of teaching. He has produced many toppers in MHT-CET and HSC exam from Pune over the years. He is responsible for content creation including tests and lectures for Maths.
Sandeep Watve – Watve sir is an expert in Social Sciences with 25+ years of experience. He has also served as moderator and chief-moderator for SSC exams. He provides the content and conducts webinars (online lectures) for Social Science subject.
Mrs. Suvarna Manohar – Manohar madam is an experienced teacher of Maths and Science. She has conducted maximum webinars (live lectures) on Ednexa till date.
Dr. Mrs. Bhavana Joshi – Joshi madam is an expert teacher of Maths, especially for Marathi medium. She is responsible for content and guidance for Marathi medium students at Ednexa.
Dr. Mrs. Yashashree Karve – Karve madam is a veteran teacher of Hindi. She has a teaching experience of 40+ years.
Mrs. Pradnya Rayarikar – Rayarikar madam is an expert teacher of Sanskrit. She is one of the few people who can speak fluent Sanskrit! She is currently pursuing PhD in Sanskrit.
Mrs. Nanda Kulkarni – Kulkarni madam is a retired teacher of Marathi from Pune.
Mrs. Vibhavari Thakar – Thakar madam is a retired teacher of Maths and Science. She conducts webinars (live lectures) for Maths.
Mrs. Sayali Dhakras – Dhakras madam is a very popular teacher of Science from Pune. She conducts webinars (live lectures) on important topics of Science.
Mrs. Dhanashree Kulkarni – Kulkarni madam is an expert teacher of English.
Mrs. Uma Apte – Apte madam is an expert of German, and has been teaching the subject for the last 15+ years.
Sumeet Wavre – Wavre sir is a popular teacher of French, and runs his own French coaching institute.
Sanjay Ranade – Ranade sir is a renowned professor of Maths for 10th, 11th, 12th Science and Engineering / Medical entrance exams from Pune, Maharashtra. He has experience of more than 40000 hours of teaching. He has produced many toppers in MHT-CET and HSC exam from Pune over the years. He is responsible for content creation including tests and lectures for Maths.
A. J. Bapat - Bapat sir was Head of Dept., Physics, at the very famous D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai. At 77 years, he is a veteran of Physics subject. He has authored numerous textbooks on Physics. He is a fatherly figure in education field and is respected by all. He is responsible for content creation and correction of Physics for 11th and 12th std. at Ednexa.
Shirish Apte – Apte sir is an esteemed professor of Physics from Pune with 25+ years of teaching experience. He is popular among students for flawless coaching and clarity of concepts. He is also a renowned career counselor for 10th and 12th passed students.
Dnyanesh Vaidya – Vaidya sir is a young and dynamic professor of Physics. He is popular for his enthusiasm while teaching.
Arvind Gadgil – Gadgil sir is a veteran in Chemistry, who is pursuing his PhD. He has teaching experience of 15+ years.
Ashutosh Bam – Bam sir is famous professor of Maths. He is an esteemed engineer from Govt. College of Engg., Pune, and also conducts coaching classes for Diploma and Degree Engineering courses.
Smita Kulkarni – Kulkarni madam is a retired professor of Chemistry from a reputed college in Pune. She has a teaching experience of 30+ years, and is famous for her meticulous and methodical teaching.
Prafulla Dravid – Dravid sir is a popular teacher of Maths and has conducted maximum webinars (live lectures) till date.
Dr. Manisha Dharmadhikari – Dharmadhikari madam is a PhD (Botany). She is a senior professor of Biology at a reputed college in Pune.
Amruta Lagad – Lagad madam is an experienced professor of Biology for medical entrance exams.
Shilpa Mehendale – Mehendale madam is a renowned professor of Biology.
Sneha Joshi – Joshi madam is a versatile professor of Biology and is famous for her creative presentations in live webinars (online lectures).
Sudhir Deshpande (B. Tech, IIT Bombay, All India Rank 4) - Deshpande sir is a senior professor of Maths for IITJEE for many years. He conducts regular webinars (live lectures) for JEE (Main) on Ednexa.
Ashish Dubey (B. Tech , M. Tech, IIT Bombay) - Dubey sir is a renowned professor of Physics and Chemistry for IITJEE. Many IIT toppers from Pune have availed his guidance in last few years.
Pankaj Keshri (B. Tech., IIT Kanpur) - Keshri sir is an expert professor of Physics and has been teaching Physics for IITJEE level for last 7 years.
Avinash Varma (M. Sc., Maths, IIT Bombay) - Varma sir is a young and enthusiastic professor of Maths for JEE (Main).
S. S. Vengsarkar (B. Tech, IIT Bombay) - Vengsarkar sir is a very popular professor of Maths from Mumbai. His students have regularly topped CET and JEE exams in the past.
The Management Team
Prof. Sanjay Ranade (Principal Director)
Ranade sir is a well-known name in the Pune coaching fraternity. With more than 18 years experience in teaching and having taught to more than 25000 students, he commands respect from students and teachers alike. He is pioneer of many activities like parents meet, guidance seminars etc. that are accepted as a norm in Pune city by now. In the capacity of Principal Director, Ranade sir provides strategic guidance to ednexa. Being from the education field, he is responsible for availability and quality of content at ednexa. He is instrumental in appointing experienced and expert professors on the ednexa board so as to benefit students. Every bit of content like notes, tests, lectures goes through his watchful eyes before being uploaded to ednexa website. He also has a lion’s share in marketing activities at ednexa.
Nikhil Bandiwadekar (C.E.O.)
Nikhil is the co-founder and the brain behind ednexa. He handles marketing, operations, finance and business development at ednexa. Before conceptualizing ednexa, Nikhil worked for various renowned software companies as Oracle Financial Software (previously, i-flex solutions), Symphony Services etc. He is a B.E. (Mech.) from Government College of Engineering, Pune. He was inspired by recent success stories in Indian IT industry and thought of starting his own venture. Utilizing the power of the Internet to make a revolution in the education field was the reason behind his starting the ednexa.com website. At Ednexa, Nikhil is busy learning, applying and enjoying new concepts of marketing, business developments and operations at the company. A hard-core software programmer before starting Adnexa, he also plays a pivotal role in technical and content development.