Amazon India on Wednesday formally launched Amazon Academy as its edu-tech enterprise within the nation. The new providing, which is actually the rebranding of the JEE Ready app that debuted in December 2019, is presently designed for engineering school aspirants getting ready for the IIT-JEE and different engineering entrance exams. It is touted to provide curated studying materials alongside dwell lectures and assessments in Math, Physics, and Chemistry. Media studies counsel that the Indian subsidiary of Amazon has been piloting Amazon Academy within the nation for just a few months.
Learning 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 checks.
Amazon Academy is claimed to have specifically crafted mock checks with over 15,000 handpicked questions, together with hints, from trade specialists. It additionally hosts dwell All India Mock Tests (AIMT) at scheduled intervals. Further, college students may schedule classes or entry day by day observe issues. There can also be a six-week crash course possibility for the following JEE Main examination.
To assist engineering college students enhance their outcomes, Amazon Academy supplies entry to observe progress over time and determine sturdy in addition to weak areas. It additionally offers insights on the general test-taking technique.
The platform additionally permits college students to assess their check efficiency by way of personalised studies with chapter-wise time and energy evaluation. There are additionally choices to take a look at the present progress and examine 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 for free, although it might introduce a pricing construction over time — relying on the success of the platform.
“Our primary focus has been on content quality, deep learning analytics and student experience. This launch will help engineering aspirants prepare better and achieve the winning edge in JEE,” mentioned Amol Gurwara, Director, Education at Amazon India. We’ve reached out on plans to provide edu-tech content material for non-engineering disciplines, and can replace this house once we hear again.
In addition to Amazon Academy, Amazon is presently in growth to launch its childhood-to-career programme Future Engineer within 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.
According to a report by Omidyar Network 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. Big tech firms 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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