Unacademy launches 'Unacademy Plus Subscription' with live classes by top educators to enhance learning outcomes of students preparing for various competitive examinations
Subscription to make learning more accessible to students from smaller Indian towns & cities and offer income opportunities to high-quality teachers
* Subscription launched in 12 categories, including UPSC CSE, SSC Exams, CAT, IIT-JEE among others
* More than 600 live classes conducted per day by 400+ educators
* Unacademy backed by Sequoia India, SAIF Partners, Nexus Venture Partners and Blume Ventures. Has raised a total of $38.6 million in various rounds of funding
New Delhi: Unacademy, India's largest learning platform, today announced the launch of the Plus Subscription after a beta of two months. The subscription gives learners preparing for various examinations unlimited access to live classes by the best teachers in the country. Learners get a personalised learning experience that is augmented by doubt-clearing sessions with the educators, interactive classes and a live test series. The educators are compensated well for conducting the live classes.
Commenting on the launch, Gaurav Munjal, Co-Founder and CEO, Unacademy said, "Our vision has always been to build the world's largest education platform and provide quality education by leveraging the power of technology. Every step we take is in that direction. With the subscription, learners can watch live classes, learn from the best teachers and complete their entire preparation online, on Unacademy. There are no financial or geographic barriers. In just two months, we have garnered 15000 paid subscribers and we have observed high engagement rates and NPS Scores. We are now planning to launch in more categories, even internationally."
Currently, four subscription options are available for the 12 categories - UPSC CSE, SSC Exams, Bank Exams, Railway Exams, CAT, IIT-JEE, NTA-UGC NET, CSIR-UGC NET, Kerala PSC, Rajasthan PSC (RPSC), Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) and CDS/AFCAT. More than 600 live classes are conducted every day on Plus by 400+ Educators. Unacademy is now looking to launch more categories and go deeper into existing categories by adding more courses, educators and languages.
"We are glad to see the impressive growth that Unacademy has achieved in the past few years. The subscription model makes the product even more affordable which is showing in the tremendous progress the company has seen since the launch, two months ago. Technology-driven live learning has immense potential to make learning interactive and adds more value to the student's preparation. We believe Unacademy is well-positioned to scale up and serve educators and students on a massive scale. We are honoured to support Unacademy in its vision to innovate and provide high-quality education," said Alok Goel, Partner, SAIF Partners.
Founded in 2015 by Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini and Hemesh Singh, Unacademy empowers educators to create high-quality educational lessons on the Educator App, that learners can access via the Learning App. The company has raised $38.6 million so far from prominent investors such as Sequoia India, SAIF Partners, Nexus Venture Partners and Blume Ventures.