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Dr. T A Balakrishna Adiga

Resource Person

Dr. T A Balakrishna Adiga is renowned Professor & Guide in the teaching community. He has a Ph.D. in Biology, with a teaching career spanning over 50 years. He has taught students starting from high school to graduate classes. He’s fondly called by teachers and students as “moving encyclopedia of Biology”.

Dr. Adiga has served as the Principal of Vijaya College, Bangalore and is currently the Chief Academic Adviser for Silicon City Group of Institutions, Bangalore.

He is an Expert in guiding students for competitive examinations like NTSE, CET, AIIMS, & PMPD. He has vast experience in coaching IAS and KAS aspirants. Dr. Adiga is an Expert resource person in biology for teacher training programmes across Karnataka and has authored popular Text Books in Biology for 11th & 12th Standards.

He’s currently the Chairman of Science Text Book preparation committee for 8th, 9th and 10th standards which are published by Govt. of Karnataka.

Dr. Adiga is the recipient of the prestigious “Kempegowda Award” from BBMP in 2011 for his meritorious contributions in the field of education and environmental education. He has received many “Best Teacher” awards from several organizations.


Prof. Nawab Pasha, M.Sc., B.Ed.

Principal of Al-Ameen Pre-University College

Prof. Nawab Pasha, M.Sc., B.Ed. is a Physics teacher who’s well known among student community. He has trained thousands of students for PUC, CET, AIEEE, IIT, etc., in his academic career spanning over 22 years. He is known for using his own multimedia animations in teaching. Some of the animations created by him are publicly available on his credit, he scored 86 percentile in JEST (Joint Entrance Screening Test) organized by 15 Science Institutes all over the country including IUCDAEF, ISRO, JNCASR, etc. He was selected for Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) where he secured 45th Rank (but opted out to continue teaching).

Prof. Nawab Pasha has served at different levels as HOD, Vice-Principal and is presently the Principal of Al-Ameen Pre-University College, Bangalore. He has worked as guest faculty for Post Graduate students at Bangalore University (BU), Counselor for Bachelor Degree courses of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), a visiting faculty at many institutions. When he was a student he was involved in different academic and extra-curricular activities, few to mention are, NCC (both Army and Air force wings at different levels), topper in typewriting exams of both Kannada and English. Technology savvy who keeps up with the latest trends in mobile platform. A Computer programmer who can code in C and Java.