Forty years ago Dr. Gautam Kothari, a well known educationist industrialist, entrepreneur and social reformer, founded Kothari Institute at Indore providing a lone coaching platform for the educated youngsters of M.P. and Chattisgarh for confidently appearing in the central and state civil Service Examinations. Under the able guidance and dedication of CMD Shri Suresh Kothari the Institute progressed speedily reaching the horizon and became one of the 25 popular institutes of Bharat ranking no.1 in M.P.