Amazon Academy, edtech platform launched to help students prepare for competitive exams

Amazon India has launched an 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 the curated learning material, live lectures and comprehensive assessments in Math, Physics and Chemistry,” the company said.

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”, the statement said.

In a statement, Amazon said that the learning material and exam content has been developed by expert faculty from across the country and the content is currently available for free and will continue to be for the next few months. Content resources available will also be beneficial for those preparing for BITSAT, VITEEE, SRMJEEE, and MET exams.

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 to reach millions of students. 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.”