Meet the 11-year-old boy who teaches BTech, MTech students in Hyderabad

first_imgAn 11-year-old boy is giving lessons to BTech and MTech students in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.Schoolkid Mohammed Hassan Ali is a wonder boy who teaches students much older to him who are pursuing engineering at bachelor’s and master’s level.Ali is a Class 7 student. He does not charge any fees for the lessons he gives to college students. Ali wants to teach a thousand engineers by the end of 2020. Since my area of interest is designing, I started learning and teaching the same: Mohammed Hassan Ali | Photo from Twitter: ANILike many other boys of his age, Ali goes to school and occupies himself with sports and studies till six in the evening. Post 6 pm he dons his wonder-boy cloak and teaches students twice his age at a coaching institute.”I have been doing this since last year. I go to school in the morning and I come back home by 3 pm. I play and do my homework. By 6 pm, I’m ready to go to the teaching institute to share lessons with civil, mechanical and electronics students.”- ANI quoted Mohammed Hassan Ali as sayingHE FOUND HIS DRIFTThe 11-year-old kid has his reasons for doing what he does. Ali had apparently come across a video on the internet in which he saw qualified Indian engineers doing odd jobs in foreign countries.”I was watching a video on the internet about Indians doing odd jobs in foreign countries even after studying. That is when it struck me that what is it our engineers lack? I realised it is primarily technical and communication skills that they are not well aware of. Since my area of interest is designing, I started learning and teaching the same.”- Mohammed Hassan AliSTUDENTS’ TESTIMONIALSadvertisement”I have been coming here [institute] for a month-and-a-half to learn civil software. He is younger to all of us here but manages to teach quite well. He is skillful and good at what he teaches and it is also easy to comprehend.”- G Sushma, civil engineer and a student of Ali”I am an MTech graduate and have been here for a month. He [Hassan] teaches many subjects. He is good at his job.”- Sai Revthi, another student at his instituteThe youngster said that he has been doing all of this for a year now and internet has been his learning resource. He added that he wants to do something for the country. He teaches designing and drafting to 30 civil, mechanical and electrical engineering students.last_img

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