Amazon India on Wednesday formally launched Amazon Academy as its edu-tech enterprise within the nation. The brand new providing, which is basically the rebranding of the JEE Prepared app that debuted in December 2019, is at the moment designed for engineering faculty aspirants making ready for the IIT-JEE and different engineering entrance exams. It’s touted to supply curated studying materials alongside stay lectures and assessments in Math, Physics, and Chemistry. Media experiences recommend that the Indian subsidiary of Amazon has been piloting Amazon Academy within the nation for a number of months.
Studying materials and examination content material out there by way of Amazon Academy has been developed by professional college from throughout the nation, the corporate mentioned in a press release. The content material sources out there 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 assessments.
Amazon Academy is claimed to have specifically crafted mock assessments with over 15,000 handpicked questions, together with hints, from business consultants. It additionally hosts stay All India Mock Assessments (AIMT) at scheduled intervals. Additional, college students may schedule classes or entry every day apply issues. There may be additionally a six-week crash course choice for the following JEE Foremost examination.
To assist engineering college students enhance their outcomes, Amazon Academy supplies entry to trace progress over time and determine sturdy in addition to weak areas. It additionally provides insights on the general test-taking technique.
The platform additionally permits college students to evaluate their check efficiency by way of personalised experiences with chapter-wise time and power evaluation. There are additionally choices to have a look at the present progress and evaluate efficiency with different JEE aspirants who’ve tried the check in the identical time slot on Amazon Academy.
Amazon is initially providing the content material by way of Amazon Academy totally free, although it could introduce a pricing construction over time — relying on the success of the platform.
“Our major focus has been on content material high quality, deep studying analytics and pupil expertise. This launch will assist engineering aspirants put together higher and obtain the successful edge in JEE,” mentioned Amol Gurwara, Director, Training at Amazon India. We have reached out on plans to supply edu-tech content material for non-engineering disciplines, and can replace this area after we hear again.
Along with Amazon Academy, Amazon is at the moment in growth to launch its childhood-to-career programme Future Engineer within the nation. It was final month spotted hiring for a manager to steer the initiative, with plans to make it operational someday later this 12 months.
Based on a report by Omidyar Community India and RedSeer, the edu-tech sector for college kids between grade 1–12 in India will develop six fold to $1.7 billion (roughly Rs. 12,439 crores) by 2022. Large tech corporations together with Google and Facebook are additionally eyeing on the sector, with the latter already invested in Bengaluru-based startup Unacademy.
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