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5 apps using technology as effective preparation for competitive examinations

Deccan Chronicle | DC Correspondent

Published on: February 26, 2019 | Updated on: February 27, 2019

Technology has now made it easier and stress-free for students to connect, learn and excel in their exams.

Technology apps that assist with learning. (Photo: Pixabay)

Technology apps that assist with learning. (Photo: Pixabay)

Technology has evolved to such a great extent that it has become one of the most important parts of a student’s life, helping education and knowledge spread to great lengths. Education today is easily accessible all around the world with just a click. Preparing for competitive examinations has always been difficult and stressful for students starting with joining coaching centres and travelling long hours to attend extra classes, by the end of the day the student is so drained that thinking of studying is the last thing on their minds. Technology has now made it easier and stress-free for students to connect, learn and excel in their exams.

Here are 5 apps that use technology as effective preparation for competitive examinations.

Adda247: Adda 247 is one of the largest education-technology companies in India, focused on helping every student access quality education and training to become capable of cracking the most intensely competitive examinations. The mobile app, which currently holds the position of being the second largest Ed-tech platform in terms of paid usersThe company’s focus on leveraging an integrated cross-channel approach has helped Adda 247 emerge as the largest online player in the ed-tech segment and cement its position among the top 5 educational apps in India. The platform has left no stones unturned in creating a hi-tech avenue for enabling seamless delivery of educational content to its students and eventually endeavours to make quality education accessible to the last mile.

 Gradeup: Gradeup is India's largest exam preparation platform for competitive exams. Through its website and app, it helps more than 1.3 crores registered students across 2500 cities in the country to prepare actively for various exams & score better. They believe that people prepare better when they prepare together; by questioning, helping & challenging each other. Hence, at the very core of Gradeup lies a community of students & expert mentors. Established in the year 2015, It has established & nurtured highly engaging exam-specific communities of students and mentors for SSC, Banking, Railways, Teaching, JEE, GATE, NEET, UPSC, Defense and State level exams. The Gradeup community lets users collectively solve each other’s doubts, and interactively learn and compete with each other through quizzes and mock tests. 

Toppr: Toppr is India’s best-personalized learning app for students studying for boards, Olympiads and various engineering, commerce and medical competitive exams. The platform leverages 4 methods of learning, each delivering a tailor-made experience for students. It provides students with accurate, personalized feedback to pinpoint areas of improvement. With every question students attempt on Toppr, their speed, accuracy and goal completion is measured and taken into account to give them the next best question to attempt. It eliminates a lot of steps that don’t add much value such as searching for more questions, matching answers and calculating scores. With close to 4 million doubts solved, 3 million tests taken, and over 300 million questions practised, Toppr has been able to personalise learning for millions of students

Vedantu: Vedantu is India's leading Online tutoring company which enables students to learn LIVE with some of India's best-curated teachers. Vedantu`s USP is its quality of teachers. It has some 500+ teachers who have taught more than 1 Million hours to 40,000+ students spread across 1000+ cities from 30+ countries. Vedantu is founded by IITian friends who have been teachers themselves with over 13 years of teaching experience and has taught over 10,000 students.

Unacademy: Classroom education in India has stifled many brilliant minds. With Unacademy, India's largest education platform, we are changing that. In a span of 6 months, over 300,000 students have benefited from over 2,400 online lessons and specialised courses on cracking various competitive examinations, on our platform. We have on board some of the top educators in the country, including Kiran Bedi, India's first woman IPS officer and now the Governor of Pondicherry. With over 2 million views every month, we are touching the lives of people in the remotest corners of the country. Our success stories include thousands of students who have cracked the toughest of examinations, improved their ability to speak and write better and increase their knowledge. Our vision is to partner with the brightest minds and have courses on every possible topic in multiple languages so the whole world can benefit from these courses. India is home to 19% of the world's youth and we are empowering them to take on the world in a manner that classrooms will never do.

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