Amazon India on Wednesday formally launched Amazon Academy as its edu-tech enterprise in the nation. The brand new providing, which is basically the rebranding of the JEE Prepared app that debuted in December 2019, is at present designed for engineering school aspirants getting ready for the IIT-JEE and different engineering entrance exams. It’s touted to supply curated studying materials alongside reside lectures and assessments in Math, Physics, and Chemistry. Media experiences counsel that the Indian subsidiary of Amazon has been piloting Amazon Academy in the nation for a couple of months.
Studying materials and examination content material accessible by way of Amazon Academy has been developed by skilled school from throughout the nation, the corporate mentioned in an announcement. The content material assets accessible on the platform is touted to assist college students put together for not simply the JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) engineering exams but additionally BITSAT, VITEEE, SRMJEEE, and MET engineering exams.
Amazon Academy is claimed to have specifically crafted mock exams with over 15,000 handpicked questions, together with hints, from trade consultants. It additionally hosts reside All India Mock Checks (AIMT) at scheduled intervals. Additional, college students may schedule classes or entry each day follow issues. There’s additionally a six-week crash course choice for the subsequent JEE Primary examination.
To assist engineering college students enhance their outcomes, Amazon Academy gives entry to monitor progress over time and establish robust in addition to weak areas. It additionally offers insights on the general test-taking technique.
The platform additionally permits college students to assess their take a look at efficiency by way of personalised experiences with chapter-wise time and energy evaluation. There are additionally choices to take a look at the present progress and evaluate efficiency with different JEE aspirants who’ve tried the take a look at in the identical time slot on Amazon Academy.
Amazon is initially providing the content material by way of Amazon Academy for free, although it could introduce a pricing construction over time — relying on the success of the platform.
“Our main focus has been on content material high quality, deep studying analytics and scholar expertise. This launch will assist engineering aspirants put together higher and obtain the successful edge in JEE,” mentioned Amol Gurwara, Director, Schooling at Amazon India. We have reached out on plans to supply edu-tech content material for non-engineering disciplines, and can replace this house once we hear again.
As well as to Amazon Academy, Amazon is at present in growth to launch its childhood-to-career programme Future Engineer in the nation. It was final month noticed hiring for a supervisor to lead the initiative, with plans to make it operational someday later this yr.
In accordance to a report by Omidyar Community India and RedSeer, the edu-tech sector for college students between grade 1–12 in India will develop six fold to $1.7 billion (roughly Rs. 12,439 crores) by 2022. Large tech firms together with Google and Fb are additionally eyeing on the sector, with the latter already invested in Bengaluru-based startup Unacademy.
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