About Us

Skill Maestro is an IIT Bombay alumnus initiative envisaging a holistic approach towards fuelling the global ambition of students in tier – II cities. It is the only institute in MP to offer comprehensive classroom preparation programs for tests such as GMAT®, GRE®, SAT®, TOEFL® and IELTS at one place.

Only two things stand between the student and the dream of education in America: standardized tests such as the GRE®, GMAT®, SAT® and TOEFL® and the complex year-long admission process. Our aim is therefore to help students clear these two hurdles and make higher education in America possible for even middle-class and lower-middle-class students.

Company Profile

The two Co-founders Sandeep Panjwani and Pankaj Parihar, having gone through the rigors of exams like GRE, GMAT and TOEFL and the grill of the year-long application process wanted to take the pain out of the process by standardizing the whole thing and making the entire process of studying abroad - from preparing to actually joining a foreign university, a smooth one. The fact that both the cofounders have studied and worked in USA for many years helps them to guide students make an informed choices about the test preparation & university admission process.

Our panel of experts works day in and day out towards constant enrichment of our products and processes. This will equip our students with avant-garde sector specific functional competencies along with the requisite life skills enhancing the employability of the Indian Youth aspiring to pursue higher studies in USA.

Our Vision

Skill Maestro envisions to impart preparedness to the youth for distinctive career opportunities, resulting in their long term success & abridging the gap between industry expectations and university output.

Our Values

  • Honesty & Integrity – being consistently honest and trustworthy in all endeavors
  • Transparency & Fairness – encouraging just decisions with openness to opinions
  • Respect – having regard for self and others
  • Care – acting to ensure the welfare of others


Sandeep Panjwani (Cofounder, Skill Maestro)

Sandeep is an IIT- Bombay Alumnus with a Master’s Degree in Financial engineering from New York’s prestigious B-school. He has been a full quant scorer in GRE and believes that with the right training and expert guidance, anyone can reach their maximum potential on GRE. He has helped more than 500+ students to score full marks in quant section of GRE which eventually helped these students in attaining 100 percent scholarship at top notch universities. Sandeep also brings his industry experience in providing right guidance to candidates for course selection. Having worked with some of the biggest investment banks/ Analytic Companies in New York, Chicago; he has extraordinary insights about the US job market and has helped several students in securing high paying jobs in Investment banks and financial institutions.

Pankaj Parihar (Cofounder, Skill Maestro)

Pankaj has been consulting on the MBA application process / Study abroad opportunities since 2009. He has helped thousands of candidates to gain admission to the most selective business schools in the world, many with merit scholarships. He has been conducting seminars and webinars for various professionals to help them realize their potential for Top B-Schools. Being 97 percentile scorer (Top 3%) in GMAT, Pankaj has strong grasp on the exam structure and his comprehensive study material has helped thousands of candidates to score high in GMAT/GRE. His targeted verbal section strategies have increased student’s scores by as much as 70 percent in GRE/GMAT. His expertise in delivering flawless, scholarship oriented essays makes him most sought after admission consultants in India.