In this modern era, from the way we communicate to how we shop, the impacts of digitization are also visible in the field of education and have transformed how education is being imparted and consumed. Thanks to edtech platforms, one such transition is from printed books to E-books.
Dependence on printed material or book-based learning is fast becoming a characteristic of the past. To cope up with the changing times and with technology spreading its wings into the education sector, edtech platforms have converted long hour sessions into interesting fun filled concepts.
E-books have become an essential part of students’ lives as it is simple easy and hassle-free to acquire. Now students don’t have to physically go to a shop and buy heavy books and carry them around, instead, they can buy e-books sitting at home and have it available on any device comfortable for reading. The content of e-books has been refined to make it easier for students to understand and learn.
Here is a list of 6 edtech platforms providing e-books:
BYJU’S: The Learning App is a popular brand name for Think and Learn Private Ltd., a Bangalore-based educational technology (edtech) and online tutoring firm founded in 2011 by Byju Raveendran at Bengaluru (India). In March 2019, it was the world’s most valued edtech company at $5.4 billion (Rs 37,000 crore). Their flagship product is a mobile app named BYJU’S-The Learning App launched in August 2015. It serves visual and personalized educational content mainly to school students from classes 4 to 12 (primary to higher secondary level education).
Adda247: Adda247 is focused on helping every student access quality education and training to become capable of cracking the most intensive competitive examinations. The mobile app, which currently holds the position of being the second largest Ed-tech platform in terms of paid users, has been focusing on the growth and proper training of the brightest minds in the country. Adda247 offers you comprehensive eBooks for your all round preparation of Bank and SSC Exams. The store has a compilation of the updated syllabus of all the government and public sector examinations. It prepares students for multiple Banking, SSC and CTET exams such as SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, RBI Assistant, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, TET, DSSSB, etc.
Vedantu: Vedantu enables students to learn LIVE with some of India’s best-curated teachers. Vedantu`s USP is its quality of teachers. It has around 500 teachers who have taught more than 1 Million hours to over 40,000 students spread across 1000 cities from over 30 countries. Vedantu’s online tutoring platform enables LIVE interactive learning between a teacher and a student. It offers individual and group classes. On Vedantu a teacher is able to give personalized teaching using two-way audio, video and whiteboarding tools where both teacher and student are able to see, hear, write and interact in real-time.
Extramarks: Extramarks Total Learning Ecosystem is a One-App-One-Solution for all stakeholders – Students, Teachers and Parents. It allows students to access learning solutions mapped to their curriculum at home, while simultaneously allowing parents and teachers to track and evaluate the student’s performance. It offers deep, immersive learning, based on the Learn-Practice-Test pedagogy.
Toppr: Toppr has free, unlimited, online classes for all students of all boards in classes 5th-12th. They can also download these classes and watch them offline. Apart from this, students can read about all important concepts in a chapter and bookmark the ones they want to revise, completely for free. Overall, the app also has personalised and adaptive practice, all India mock tests, and a live doubts-solving chat app where students can ask any doubt 24×7 and get it solved instantly by experts..
Gradeup: Gradeup is determined to be the most comprehensive and effective exam preparation platform for students in India. Established in the year 2015, Gradeup has become a go-to platform many exams like for JEE, NEET, GATE, SSC, Banking, Railways, Teaching, UPSC, Defense, and State level exams. Aspirants can freely access prep material, quizzes, and previous year’s papers to get their doubts answered. The average time spent on the platform is around 60 minutes. Additionally, there are certain paid services like Test series and Classroom (Live courses) which aspirants can avail to add further value to their preparation.
(This listicle has not been compiled or written by DataQuest Editors)