PR Newswire | 12 Aug, 2015
NEW DELHI: Aakash, India's leading institute for medical and engineering entrance as well as for foundation coaching, has leveraged WizIQ technology to launch its path-breaking AakashLive program. The partnership would see WizIQ's 'Online Academy Builder' and 'Virtual Classroom' technology utilized to simulate a live classroom experience for engineering, medical and foundation courses aspirants.
"The AakashLive launch marks an important milestone in our ongoing efforts to provide high quality entrance exam coaching to students anywhere in the country," said Aakash Chaudhry, Director - Aakash Educational Services Pvt. Ltd. Adding that each one of these courses is a rigorous program designed for serious and committed students, he said, "The live online sessions powered by WizIQ completely mirror the energy you find in an Aakash classroom and enable students to use any device - desktop, laptop, tablets or mobile for a seamless learning experience."
Harman Singh, WizIQ Founder and CEO, noted, "We are proud to be partnering with Aakash Educational Services in their endeavour to make high-quality and cost effective test prep education accessible to all. AakashLive leverages cutting-edge WizIQ technology that is redefining how learning is delivered and consumed around the world. This collaboration is set to impact and enhance the way students prepare for crucial exams and help them with anytime access to classroom lectures irrespective of where they are."
With the launch of AakashLive, students would be able to attend live instructor-led classrooms from the comfort of their homes at a lower fee, saving valuable commute time. The online academy would also include several additional features such course schedules, asynchronous discussion sessions, integrated cloud storage for content and multiple access to class recordings. A 'Dial and Learn' facility is also available for students without an Internet connection to access audio lectures through phone. Doubts can be clarified during the session just like a real classroom, separately in a doubt clearing session or through e-mail queries.
AakashLive is currently running 2-year Medical (AIPMT) for class XI studying students and 1-year Medical (AIPMT) for class XII passed (Repeater) students. The 3rd batch for Medical (AIPMT) for class XII passed students will start from Aug 17. Courses for other streams will be announced shortly.
authorGEN Technologies is the holding company for WizIQ. Founded in 2007, WizIQ is one of the world's largest cloud based education platforms. Over 400,000 educators have leveraged WizIQ to deliver learning services to 4 million+ learners across 200 countries. WizIQ's award winning Virtual Classroom solution, which enables online delivery of live instructor-led learning, has received acclaim from education service providers from around the world. The WizIQ Online Academy Builder represents an evolutionary leap in education technology by empowering education service providers to set up their own customized academies within minutes. For more information, visit http://www.wiziq.com.
WizIQ's Online Academy Builder is designed to increase learner engagement through cutting-edge features, such as mobile learning, video streaming, live online classroom, discussion boards, assessments, insights and analytics. By taking away the complexities of development and the burden of setup costs and server infrastructure this solution dramatically reduces the total cost of ownership. Besides, the in-built e-commerce capability enables them to monetize their services and rapidly expand their reach to newer markets.
About Aakash Educational Services Private Limited:
Aakash Educational Services Pvt. Limited, since its inception in 1988, with its exceptional performances in the various medical, engineering entrance and Foundation Level examinations (NTSE, Olympiads etc.) across India persistently, bestowing toppers and 1st rankers across India in some of the arduous engineering and medical entrance examinations, incessant endeavours to provide result oriented approach with its comprehensive portfolio of programs, ingenious state of the art programs and facilities, a network of more than 110 centers across India, a spectrum of annual student base of more than 110,000 this year, has created a legacy in the entire coaching arena.
VP Marketing, WizIQ