Kota Factory is a Saurabh Khanna-created, Raghav Subbu-directed, Arunabh Kumar-produced, Hindi-language streaming television series for The Viral Fever. The story takes place in the educational capital of Kota, Rajasthan, known for its tutoring facilities.
The program centers on Vaibhav, a 16-year-old from Itarsi who relocates to Kota. It depicts student life in the city and Vaibhav's attempts to pass the Joint Entrance Examination in order to gain admission to an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Significant parts are also played by Jitendra Kumar, Ahsaas Channa, Alam Khan, Ranjan Raj, Revathi Pillai, and Urvi Singh.
The show's creator, Saurabh Khanna, stated that he hopes to influence the prevalent narrative around Kota and the preparation for the IIT-JEE and NEET in Indian popular culture through the show. From 16 April to 14 May 2019, the series made its debut simultaneously on TVFPlay and YouTube. Critics gave the series an overall favorable review, praising its black-and-white atmosphere, realism, and key technical elements.
A second season of the show was ordered by Netflix on August 30, 2021, and it premiered on September 24, 2021. Raghav Subbu announced the third season's development on September 26, 2021.