To assist Students amidst COVID-19 Shutdown, Meritnation Offers Online Live Classes for Grades 6-12, for Free
- 400% growth in app installs since the lockdown
- More than 1 lakh hours of Live Classes attended by students since lockdown
- More than 1.4 lakh students have joined the Free Live Class Course so far
- Live Classes can also be accessed on Meritnation’s free app
April 28, 2020: The COVID-19 outbreak and the resultant uncertainty has impacted schools and educational institutes across India. Rising to the occasion, Indian Edtech major Meritnation, a subsidiary of test preparation leader Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), is conducting special free live classes for students during the lockdown helping them continue their studies.
Meritnation has opened up its Live Classes and entire range of study resources for students of Grades 6-12 at no cost, until the lockdown is lifted. The premium study resources provided by Meritnation include:
- Videos, animations explaining concepts
- Variety of tests and Smart Reports that give students valuable insights
- Access to a data bank of over 40 lakh questions answered by experts
- Supporting text and downloadable Revision Notes for easy reference
- Solutions for NCERT and other textbooks
Meritnation is also conducting Live Classes for students appearing for JEE/NEET, at no charge. Additionally, more details about the Free Live Classes by Meritnation can be viewed here –
Mr Pavan Chauhan, Founder and CEO of Meritnation believes that the ability to adapt is important for success. "Students across India are coming online to study in huge numbers. The popularity of our Live Classes with thousands of students joining in every day clearly shows that students are increasingly getting used to the concept of online learning. Meritnation will continue to offer Free Live Classes on its platform till the lockdown is called off, and will be there to ensure that the students get all the help to study from the safety of their homes. All educators can reach out to Meritnation for any assistance that they may need to help students”, he said.
Added Mr Aakash Chaudhry, Director and CEO of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), “For the AESL family ‘Student First’ has always been our key driver. I am pleased to announce support to students who are continuing their education from home. Let our tech platform disruption win over the disruption in education caused by Covid-19 virus.”
Highlights of the Free Live Classes by Meritnation
- These classes are for Maths, Science, SST, and Hindi
- Interactive classes with in-class quizzes & polls
- Recorded lectures in case student misses the class
- Doubt clearing after class via dedicated Teacher - Connect app
- Regular assignments and important Qs related to the Live Classes will be sent to the students
- Classes can be accessed across devices - whether it is a laptop, desktop, tablet or a smart phone
- In addition to Live Classes, students also get free access to the entire range of Meritnation’s study resources
These Live Classes can also be accessed by downloading Meritnation’s free app, which is fast gaining traction among the student community. As Yash Vardhan, a student on Meritnation's Free Live Class course says, "In the time of Covid19 pandemic, this app has made my studies much convenient."
Aakash Educational Services Limited, a leading educational institution in India, acquired Meritnation, an ed-tech company catering to K12 students, in January 2020 by entering into a definitive agreement with Info Edge (India) Limited to acquire Applect Learning Systems Private Limited.
Meritnation is India’s 1st online learning platform for school students with over 2.5 crore students across all major boards. Meritnation believes that every child is unique and has specific learning needs. It harnesses the power of technology to deliver personalised & engaging content to nurture the student's learning curve. Meritnation’s Live Class platform connects the best teachers in India with students, from the comfort of their home.
About Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL)
Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) provides comprehensive test preparatory services for students preparing for Medical and Engineering Entrance Examinations, School/Board Exams and Competitive Exams such as NTSE, KVPY, and Olympiads. AESL believes that the “Aakash” brand is associated with quality coaching and a proven student selection track record in various Medical and Engineering Entrance Examinations, Scholarship exams & Olympiads.
With over 32 years of operational experience in the test preparatory industry, the company has a large number of selections in Medical & Engineering Entrance Exams and several Foundation level Scholarship exams/Olympiads, a pan India network of 200+ Aakash Centres (including franchisee), and a student count of more than 250,000.
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