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Amazon to shut down its online finding out platform for Indian excessive-college students

Bibliometric Details: Issue No: 11 | Issue Month:November | Issue Year:2022

Amazon.com Inc. announced on Thursday that it will shut down Amazon Academy, an online finding out programme for excessive-college students in India, no longer as much as two years after its introduction,  

Early final year, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Amazon Academy platform used to be introduced. It supplied to coach for aggressive assessments, including the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), which grants admission to the finest engineering universities in India. 

The e-commerce behemoth announced in an announcement that it has determined to spoil Amazon Academy “in a phased manner to manage with present customers” in accordance with an overview.

The winding down occurs as a kind of edtech companies fight below the weight of Indian colleges and teaching facilities reopening following lockdowns prompted by Covid. 

Trade pioneer Byju’s announced final month that it will let poke of 2,500 folks as it works to develop into worthwhile. 

Extra players Unacademy, Toppr, WhiteHat Jr., and Vedantu all announced layoffs earlier this year, Reuters reported.

(with inputs from agencies)
 

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