New Delhi: In the first such initiative in the test preparation sector in the country, Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), the national leader in test preparatory services, forays into the Satellite Education space with the launch of the first-of-its-kind Aakash EduTV in partnership with Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, to cater to students living in remote parts (internet dark markets) of the country preparing to become doctors and engineers.
The initiative aims at training students residing in small towns, villages who do not have access to internet facility, electronic devices like laptop and smartphones for studying, by beaming lectures directly onto their TV screen. There will be separate channels for NEET and JEE/Class 9th and 10th.
Aakash EduTV will be available exclusively through Airtel Digital TV free till Oct 21, 2020 for Airtel Digital TV consumers. While Aakash EduTV-JEE and Class 9th and 10th will be available on Airtel Digital TV Channel No. 467, Aakash EduTV – NEET will be available on Airtel Digital TV on Channel No. 478. Students having Airtel TV Connection can give a missed call on 9154052478 to subscribe for NEET Channel and 9154052467 to subscribe for the JEE Channel after the free period finishes.
The programs on the channels will provide high quality training sessions to students who aspire to become doctors or engineers and will help them excel in their lives. Class 9th and 10th students will be taught mathematics and science. The faculties will teach in simple English so that it will be easy for every student to understand the subject in detail.
Commenting on the launch of Aakash EduTV, Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, Director and CEO of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) said, “At AESL, we believe that if a girl child gets educated the whole family gets educated. We are committed to providing the best of the facilities to deserving students across the country. Through Aakash EduTV’s partnership with Airtel Digital TV, we will now be able to convert the dream of every boy & girl who want to become a doctor or engineer into reality. This program transcends geographical boundaries and does away with the dependence on modern gadgets and internet facility. We look forward to welcoming new students to the Aakash family and would like to help them hone their skills in an effective manner in the comfort of their home.”
Adds Mr Sunil Taldar, Director – Homes, Bharti Airtel said: “We are delighted to partner with Aakash Institute to offer high quality Ed-tech content to our 17 Mn DTH customers across the country in an affordable and simple way, helping millions of aspiring students to realize their dreams of clearing Medical and Engineering entrance exams using high quality test preparation offered through Aakash EduTV on Airtel DTH platform. This partnership further underscores the high potential for innovation in DTH and improving lives of our customers by offering value added digital services.”
Aakash Institute aims to help students in their quest to achieve academic success. It has a centralized in-house process for curriculum and content development and faculty training and monitoring, led by its National Academic Team. Over the years, students from AESL have shown proven selection track record in various Medical & Engineering entrance exams and competitive exams such as NTSE, KVPY, and Olympiads.