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    Amazon India launches 'Amazon Academy' to help students prepare for engineering entrance

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    The online preparation offering will equip students with in-depth knowledge and practice routines required for the JEE, through curated learning material, live lectures and comprehensive assessments in Math, Physics and Chemistry, it said in a statement.

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    The online education space has seen a spurt in the last one year post pandemic.
    Amazon India has announced the launch of Amazon Academy to help students preparing for the JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) for entrance to engineering colleges. The online preparation offering will equip students with in-depth knowledge and practice routines required for the JEE, through curated learning material, live lectures and comprehensive assessments in Math, Physics and Chemistry. The beta version of Amazon Academy will be available free of cost on the web and the Google Play store.

    Amazon Academy will offer students a range of JEE preparatory resources at launch, including specially crafted mock tests by industry experts, over 15,000 handpicked questions with hints and detailed step by step solutions for practice. Amazon Academy will also hold live All India Mock Tests (AIMT) at scheduled intervals to mirror the JEE experience.

    Amazon Academy enables active learning through live lessons, helping students to strengthen their JEE preparation efforts – they can engage with expert faculty, learn concepts, and clarify doubts in real-time. It will offer scheduled lessons, daily practice problems and regular tests, starting with a crash course for the upcoming JEE Main.

    Amol Gurwara, Director, Education at Amazon India, said, “Amazon Academy aims to bring high quality, affordable education to all, starting with those preparing for engineering entrance examinations. Our mission is to help students achieve their outcomes while also empowering educators and content partners reach millions of students. Our primary focus has been on content quality, deep learning analytics and student experience”

    All learning material and exam content has been developed by expert faculty from across the country. The content is currently available for free and will continue to be for the next few months.
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    3 Comments on this Story

    Binu Pillai48 days ago
    Amazon entering in any business means they will do some innovative idea; they can do miracles, that is their history.. Same with Apple, Tesla, etc. India should not restricte such innovation based companies..
    Shivraj mohite48 days ago
    Baijus have to keep close eye on this
    Bc Sharma48 days ago
    very interesting. it is a good development for online learning. the more competition, there is better it is, keeping in mind agreement with Aakash.
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