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Founders Desk

Sanjay Kumar
Ex-IMA (Indian Army) & IB (MHA), Author, Disha Publications & Motivational Speaker (Josh Talks)
Dumbledore of SAVDA

Sanjay Kumar, Ex-Indian Military Academy, Indian Army, has diverse experience spanning roles in the Intelligence Bureau under the Ministry of Home Affairs, defense journalism, and motivational speaking at platforms like Josh Talks. After a rich career across various sectors and significant involvement in the educational sphere with startups like Unacademy, he co-founded Shaurya aur Vivek Defence Academy (SAVDA) in June 2022. Recognizing the critical need for specialized guidance for defense aspirants, Sanjay established SAVDA to bridge this gap.

Holding a postgraduate degree in Journalism, Sanjay has a profound interest in general studies, security analysis, and psychometric testing. At SAVDA, he is deeply involved in mentoring students preparing for SSB interviews and written exams like UPSC CDS, AFCAT, UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant, IB (Intelligence Bureau), RAW aiming to elevate their potential and prepare them for entry into prestigious defense academies.

Divya Gupta, a former Assistant Commandant of the CRPF, has extensive experience in various high-stakes law enforcement roles, including election duties, parliament security, and the protection of VIPs and sensitive installations. Her career has seen her command between 500 to 1000 troops in many sensitive areas, including Srinagar. Divya has also completed her post-graduation in Political Science, which enriches her deep understanding of national security and strategic affairs.

In addition to her distinguished service, Divya is a co-founder of Shaurya aur Vivek Defence Academy (SAVDA) and Ex-Unacademy, where she utilizes her vast experience to guide students aspiring to join the forces. Her previous tenure as a faculty member at Unacademy further highlights her commitment to education and mentorship in the defense sector.

Divya Gupta
Co Founder
(Ex Asst. Comdt. CRPF)
The Sensei of SAVDA


Kunal Chauhan, co-founder of Shaurya aur Vivek Defence Academy (SAVDA), currently leads the Administration and Human Resources departments at the academy. With an impressive career spanning over 22 years in education, he brings a wealth of experience from his previous roles, including as faculty at Unacademy and the Academy of Accountancy.

At SAVDA, located in South Delhi, Kunal oversees all administrative functions and HR needs, ensuring that the academy operates smoothly and maintains its reputation as a premier educational institution. His strategic approach to management supports SAVDA’s mission by enhancing organizational efficiency and fostering a positive environment for both staff and students.

Kunal Chauhan
Co Founder
"The One Who Knows it ALL"
Jack of all Trades

Rishav Singh serves as the Head of Marketing and Sales at Shaurya aur Vivek Defence Academy (SAVDA), where he plays a pivotal role in shaping the academy's branding and outreach strategies. With a robust background in strategic marketing and business development, Rishav has been instrumental in expanding SAVDA’s visibility and influence within the defense education sector. His innovative approaches to marketing and keen insights into customer engagement have significantly enhanced the academy's enrollment rates and market presence. Rishav’s leadership is characterized by a deep commitment to excellence and a passion for education, making him a key asset to the SAVDA team.

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Rishav Singh
Marketing & Sales Head
"Buzz Stark"
Innovative & always ahead of the competition


Our Vision

Our vision is to focus on students who will be at the final frontiers of the Nation. As we move in the age of Information Warfare with archrivals like China, Pakistan and many more, it is pertinent that Nation gets qualified individual who can join the Armed Forces and take the nation forward. We at SAVDA are focussing on personality development from root level of candidate, academics and physical fitness using technology and modern pedagogy methods. The focus is towards both urban and rural candidates, taking them forward.

Our Aim

Our aim is to transform individuals into leaders by providing an atmosphere facilitating a holistic personality development which will help them succeed in innumerable walks of life. We will encourage them to delve deeper into their conscious experiences, exploring their inner thoughts and feelings and develop a better sense of oneself as they embark on their journey of becoming future leaders.

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