Pradeep has demonstrated a commitment to learning. He is a hard worker and came top of his class in the X board exams. Pradeep continues to push himself and has won awards for mental math at the zonal level and the science model competition. It is this persistence that helped him gain the Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship. Pradeep aspires to be an engineer. His father works as a helper in a shop and their monthly income is unstable depending on the availability of work. Pradeep needs 14,000 rupees to continue his education with Avanti.