An education technology company is preparing millions of students for top Jobs (Ld). With school and college education being delivering remotely in India due to the pandemic. The next challenge is to prepare students for government and private-sector jobs from the comfort of their homes. To that end, edtech startup Testbook has developed an e-learning platform. T that is now used by over 1.8 crore students to research top-level openings.
According to Ashutosh Kumar, co-founder, and CEO of Testbook. Over 80% of Testbook traffic comes from cities and towns outside the top ten metros. Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Rajasthan are the three top states, followed by Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
“In the future, online education will become a key component of the educational system. It will be provided as a stand-alone online solution in certain locations and as a hybrid solution in others “As Kumar said.
“We’ve added additional categories to our offerings, including the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC0. State public service commissions, engineering exams, and life skills training. These categories are growing rapidly and will play a significant role in attaining three times growth in the next 12 months “he said.
Nearly 70 lakh people joined the site during the epidemic alone when Testbook launched curriculum-driven. Cohort-based live tutoring classes are growing at a rate of 50% month over month.
Students get live coaching, exam-based mock tests, and data-driven suggestions at every step of preparation for the Testbook apps. More than 350 examinations and dozens of skills.
“Real-time advanced level performance data are provided to users, which is one of the app’s most unique and appreciated features. So, Testbook analyses students’ performance across 24 distinct data points and provides them with real-time personal and comparative performance analytics that enable them to determine their test preparation and weak and strong subject areas “Kumar said.
The business, founded in 2014 by IIT Bombay graduates Kumar, Narendra Agrawal, Manoj Munna, and Praveen Agrawal. Aspires to become a market leader in India’s $5 billion test preparation market.
“At Testbook, we observe a 53% increase in students’ scores after 100 hours of practice and a 42% increase in students’ scores after enrolling in Live courses. Data science and machine learning are critical components of this “Kumar made a point.
Testbook now has over 1.8 crore registered users, over 18 lakh paying users, and has aided in the placement of over 50,000 students.
Therefore, Testbook, in conjunction with book publisher S. Chand, has developed SmartBook, a physical book with intriguing features that simulate an online experience.
“Smart Books are a question bank containing the top 4000 questions chosen from lakhs of candidates using data science. And machine learning technologies to guarantee effective test preparation,” Kumar said.
Each question has Time To Answer (TTA) to help students develop a true sense of time and therefore, enhance their time management skills throughout the test. The time required to answer a question is determined by analyzing the performance of thousands of students on that topic.
The SmartBook includes a variety of comparative performance statistics, such as the proportion of students. Who missed a specific question and the percentage of users who successfully answered a given question.
“We created an in-house book denial technology that enables us to produce 700-800 page books in a matter of seconds with a single click. Testbook will use this to grow at a far faster rate while maintaining an obvious pricing advantage “Kumar kept us updated.