Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 lockdown has catalyzed the growth of the EdTech sector in India. Aakash Digital — an online learning platform of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), the national leader in the test preparation sector — has seen a stupendous 74% increase in its quarterly enrolments during the lockdown as compared to the previous quarter in the state of Odisha.
The percentage increase is calculated comparing the enrolment figures of the first quarter of 2020 with that of the second quarter of the year, in other words, pre-lockdown and lockdown. The impressive growth includes growth of users on the Aakash iTutor app as well as the Aakash Live Class.
Commenting on the phenomenal growth, Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, Director and CEO of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), said: “For the AESL family ‘Student First’ has always been our key driver. Ii is heartening to see the stupendous response our EduTech platform is getting, which says a lot about the teaching pedagogy, course curriculum, training and methodology of Aakash Digital. We will continue to offer support to students who are studying from home during the Lockdown period as well as afterwards. This way we can together tide over the disruption in education caused by the Covid-19 virus.”
Aakash Digital offers products like Aakash Live, Aakash iTutor and Aakash Practest. Aakash Live offers the best faculty from Aakash via live online classes, along with instant doubt resolution. This is ideal for students who do not have a reliable coaching solution near their home. Aakash iTutor enables students to learn at their own pace by watching recorded video lectures from experienced Aakash faculty. It enables students to strengthen concepts at their own pace. Aakash PracTest allows students to test themselves against students outside their coaching centre.
Aakash Digital enables students preparing for JEE, NEET and grades 8-12 school, board and competitive exams get quality coaching at the convenience of their home. The edu-tech platform brings the academic legacy and discipline of Aakash Institute to your home through live online classes, recorded video lectures and online practice tests. It empowers students who want quality education but do not have access to the same due to geography or economic reasons.
Features offered by Aakash Digital
• High-quality and well-researched study material
• Lectures by qualified Aakash faculty
• Regular assessment through online practice tests
• Quick doubt resolution during and after the class