In this era of competitive examination for admissions in higher education, there are many famous coaching institutes available for preparation. For under graduation in engineering, one must clear JEE-Mains and JEE- Advanced exams. It is for admission to prestigious institutes like IITs, NITs, and IIITs. Students generally prefer FIITJEE, VMC, Bjyu’s, and Resonance for its preparation. Also, on Wednesday Amazon India launched ‘Amazon Academy‘ to help students to prepare for the JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) for entrance to engineering colleges.
The decision towards Amazon Academy
After getting a considerable amount of success in India’s online retail market, billionaire Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, is looking forward to establishing an educational segment in India. It is quite known about the vast amount of money spent on coaching. Specifically, there is an ongoing high competition in engineering entrance.
Therefore, he decided to open a coaching institute for the engineering branch in the name of Amazon.
Benefits for Amazon
This would surely help in flourishing Amazon more as a well-known and trusted brand in the future. Moreover, it will give competition to other coaching centers. The move will allow it to take on such as Byju’s, Unacademy, Vedantu, and other institutions. They are currently the top players in the $180-billion education sector.
About the Amazon Academy App
Taking the Covid-19 pandemic into consideration, it will conduct in an online mode of preparation in an app for now. The name of the app will be Amazon Academy. The online mode will provide students in-depth knowledge and practice routines required for the JEE. There will be curated learning material, live lectures, and comprehensive assessments of Maths, Physics, and Chemistry subjects.
The app will offer students JEE preparatory resources at launch, including mock tests that simulate the JEE pattern.
Benefits for students
Amazon Academy aims to bring high quality and affordable education to all. It will be starting with those preparing for engineering entrance examinations. The 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.
It is also for those who are preparing for BITSAT, VITEEE, or other exams along with JEE. They will get benefit from the quality content resources available.
Our mission is to help students achieve their outcomes. Also empowering educators and content partners to reach millions of students.Amol Gurwara, Director, Education at Amazon India.
Amazon India decided to give the education content free of cost for now that can be accessed by anyone. This is done so as to give trial videos to students and to receive valuable feedbacks for improvising and updating. Moreover, the beta version of Amazon Academy will be available on the web and the Google Play store.
Above all, the content is currently available for free and will continue to be for the next few months.
AUTHOR: Aashi Bansal
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