Trishneet Arora is the living example who has proved that learning doesn't stop at school and dreams can be achieved with perseverance. In the era of competitive exams and unreachable cutoffs, Trishneet didn't just dropped out of school but emerged as a successful cyber security expert to prove his mettle.
The 23-year old is the lead of a success story that has inspired many individuals to pursue their dreams. Trishneet dropped out of school after eight standard. Currently, he runs his own organization with offices in India and Dubai.
In his school days, Trishneet was fascinated with gadgets and computers. Sharing his story over the internet, Trishneet said that his father was worried as he used to spend long hours exploring the computer. His father tried to restrain his cyber activities by putting a password but Trishneet figured out how to bypass it by the end of the day.
Impressed by his indulgence and knowledge, his father bought him a new system, he added. Soon enough Trishneet became the most sought after person if any of his neighbours had any issues with their computers.
Remembering his school days, Trishneet said that he failed in 8th standard as a result of his obsession for computers. "I just didn't understand History and Geography," he added.
Accepting his love for computers, his parents granted him permission to drop out of school and pursue his dreams. Trishneet started working on small projects that varied from fixing computers and cleaning software.
His first big cheque was worth Rs. 60,000 that he received at the age of 19. Soon enough he started saving his money to start his own company.
Trishneet is currently an ethical hacker who hacks his clients' systems and points out their cyber security flaws. He is also Punjab's IT advisor and has also had the privilege to conduct training sessions for the CBI, Punjab State and Crime Branch.
His clients vary from government officials to big corporate houses like Reliance. Trishneet owns offices in 4 cities in India along with one international office based in Dubai. He aims to start a billion dollar cyber security company soon.
Talking about all his achievements, Trishneet said that his success is credited to his parents. He said that his parents understood his dreams instead of screaming at him for failing and that encouraged him to pursue his dreams.
Trishneet also added that he respects school education but failing at school is not the end of your career. He also believes that individuals can choose their own medium of learning, be it within the school or outside it.