Cram Schools Test Prep Will Amazon Academy’s Revamped Test Prep App Challenge India’s Edtech Giants? – Inc42 Media

Will Amazon Academy’s Revamped Test Prep App Challenge India’s Edtech Giants? – Inc42 Media



After rebranding its JEE Ready app to Amazon Academy, as reported exclusively by Inc42 last year, Amazon India is all set to jump into India’s massive test-prep space with a revamped app and learning platform. Academy is designed to mirror the JEE experience, which has been a core part of the Amazon edtech product since its beta-testing days

The company, in a press statement, said that the overhauled app will help students take mock tests to prepare for Indian engineering entrance exams, including JEE (Joint Entrance Examination), both Mains and Advanced. 

Amazon Academy is said to include curated learning materials, live lectures and comprehensive assessments in math, physics and chemistry. The company claimed that all learning material and exam content has been developed by expert faculty. Besides JEE, the app will also enable students to prepare for exams such as BITSAT, VITEEE, SRMJEEE and MET. 

Currently, the beta version of Amazon Academy is available for free on the web and Google Play Store. However, in the coming months, the company will offer a freemium or subscription-based model.

Amol Gurwara, director of education at Amazon India said that the app aims to bring high quality, affordable education to all, starting with
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