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Curiosity for learning keeps Kunj Buddhadev going

Team StoryWeavers|June 26, 2019, 08:44 IST| 69

Generally, there are two types of learners – one who studies in order to score well and the other is keen on learning and knowing everything around them. BYJU’S student Rajkot-based Kunj Buddhadev is of the latter type. This teenager’s curiosity has already taken him places. From being chosen for the coveted ISRO’s Young Scientist Program – Yuvika, to being a swimming champion and mastering Karate, playing harmonium and tabla, Kunj has tried his hands on many things and has been successful.  

Doing things the smart way

Talking to Kunj was an interesting experience for Team Storyweavers. We began by asking him, how he manages to remember so many things (he knows all the elements of the periodic table by heart!)? “I consider all the elements in the periodic table as my friends. It doesn’t take much time and effort to remember your friends’ names, isn’t it?” he replies as a matter of fact.

Students have various memory tricks to remember their lessons. But Kunj is different. His approach to learning makes him unique. “Be curious, ask questions, go after the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of things. Then you don’t have to stress about remembering things,” Kunj says.

This brings us to an important question, does curiosity help you score well in exams? “When I’m trying to learn a topic, I ask all sorts of questions as it helps me in understanding it thoroughly. Then, I’m ready for exams even if you wake me up at midnight,” he says.

Being a ranker student all through his childhood, Kunj’s secret to top exams is – revise the topic multiple times. To help him in his quest for learning is BYJU’S – The Learning App. Kunj studies from the app beforehand. And when his teachers take up the topic in school, it becomes the first round of revision for Kunj. After understanding his learning methods, it feels redundant for us to ask the 10th grader if he’s stressed about the board exams. “I am only curious about exams, not stressed,” he admits.

Life is all about balance

As we were trying to figure out where he gets this abundant curiosity and energy to pursue varied interests, we found our answer with his mother. Bijal D Buddhdev has only one dream for her child – Kunj should grow up to be a good person. The rest will all fall in place, she adds.

Having no pressure to fulfil or fit into any particular mould, Kunj has the time and energy to pursue everything he wants to. She helps him in planning his day out, which brings the necessary balance in his life; that between exploring new things and mastering the existing interests.

Do you want to be an engineer or a scientist when you grow up, we ask? “I am not sure about anything as yet,” he confesses. Kunj may not be sure of his career choices as yet, but we are absolutely sure that he is inching towards his goal of lifelong learning every day with BYJU’S.

We wish Kunj Buddhdev the best for his future endeavours and thank his mentor Suchi Yadav for her constant support in helping Kunj quench his thirst for learning.

About the Author

Charu, a feminist and an accidental writer, is yet to master the art of writing about herself. Always curious to learn new stuff, she ends up spending a lot of time unlearning the incorrect lessons. She enjoys all sorts of stories – real, fictional, new, old, hers and would love hearing yours too. Feel free to ping her at to share anything that you think is worth sharing.

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March 5, 2020

Congratulations Kunj. All the best!


October 31, 2019

Congrats Kunj! May your all dreams be fulfilled


October 29, 2019

Thanks to all for ur best wishes ?

Shawn Mathew

October 26, 2019

Thanks your story helped me a lot ?

Lohith srinivas

September 28, 2019



September 27, 2019

Congratulations Kunj:-)wishing you a good luck from my side as well??Be positive and stay happy??

Sahana nekkanti

September 18, 2019

Congrats kunj!!
You’re really amazing…
I can say an artist!!

Prerana Kubal

September 15, 2019

Congratulations , byjuti learn better and make the future of yours and our country’s better


September 14, 2019

Great Kunj!

Sugandh kumar

September 14, 2019

Congrats kunj of your adorable work


September 14, 2019

Congratulations kunj


September 13, 2019

Congo to u bro and I wish that u will have the great future in ur life
Best of luck to you bro?


September 13, 2019

Congratulations ?????

Parth Rananaware

September 12, 2019

Congratulations Kunj All the best for future??????


September 12, 2019

Thank u for this message

Shruti satardekar

September 11, 2019


Anushka dadhich

September 11, 2019

?Congratulations Kunj?, Good story

Mohammad Aabis islam

September 11, 2019

Congratulations Kunj wish you the best in future.many more to come

Shaikh Museb

September 11, 2019

Congratulations KUNJ BUDDHADEV.I wish you go ahead.
All the best? kunj for your future.

Naznin shaikh

September 11, 2019

Thanks for sharing some useful tips Kunj and congratulations for your success.


September 10, 2019

Good luck for your amazing future
Make everyone proud

Ishaan Garg

September 10, 2019



September 10, 2019

Congratulations, Kunj…!?


September 10, 2019

Congratulations kunj. Keep doing something new

Naimoddin shaikh

September 9, 2019

heartly congratulations and wishes for a great success in life kunj beta


September 9, 2019

Well kunj. Keep it up. All the best for your future ??

Harsh Singh

September 9, 2019

Congratulations Kunj a mr cool


September 9, 2019

congratulations kunj

Rohan kumar M Bullapur

September 9, 2019


Rishita kadam

September 9, 2019

Congratulations kunju

Sonal Rajput

September 9, 2019

Congrats Kunj .

Aayush Samal

September 9, 2019

Have a good future ahead Kunj.


September 9, 2019



September 9, 2019

Congrats, Kunj. Very nice perspective about learning! Best wishes for future!

T. V. Sudheekshana sarma

September 9, 2019

Congratulations kanju

Arpit Verma

September 8, 2019

Congratulations Kunj

Nanda Naik

September 8, 2019

All the best Kunj, grow with your multi-skills which is very essential to enjoy the life fullest.

Arnika Bandelkar

September 8, 2019

Congratulations Kunj.Hope u have a great future ahead.

Ronit Debnath

September 8, 2019

best of luck


September 8, 2019



September 8, 2019

Congratulations Kunj hope u succed in life the same way??


September 8, 2019

Keep it up kunj bhaiya

Subhra Chakraborti

September 8, 2019

You are a star of India…


September 8, 2019

Good story ?????

Angel Pradhan

September 8, 2019

Congratulations!!! May god bless you for
Your future. ???


September 8, 2019

Congratulations Kunj ????


September 8, 2019

Congratulation Kunj ?
You have done great effort for learning

Harsh Aryan

September 8, 2019


Megha parwani

September 8, 2019

Congratulations kunj hope you have a great and bright future All the best????

Yash bhati

September 8, 2019

Congratulations kunj


September 8, 2019

Congratulations Kunj wish you all the best


September 8, 2019

About studying All subjects

Chhavi jain

September 8, 2019

Congratulations Kunj …… Surely your dream will be awesome and fabousless

Soham Chatterjee

September 8, 2019

Congrats kunj


September 8, 2019

Nice it is great


September 8, 2019

Excellent……thanks for you

Tejasvi Kesharwani

September 8, 2019

Congratulations kunj…..

Krishna Periwal

September 8, 2019


Shruti Shrivastava

September 8, 2019

Congratulations dear kunj


September 8, 2019



July 20, 2019

Its required me to bring up my curiosity for study..


July 9, 2019

Congratulations. Kunj

Mihir bhimani

July 7, 2019

Congratulations kunj

Tripti Chaturvedi

July 7, 2019

Congratulations Kunj. You’re sure to attain your dreams.
Tripti Chaturvedi


June 29, 2019

Congratulations Kunj ??
Hope you have a great future ahead.??


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