Less than half of these 50 channels are based on the preexisting Unacademy content types. They represent Unacademy’s expansion into novel areas, such as “Tick Tock Tax,” an effort to demystify direct and indirect tax ideas, and “Life After IIT,” a venue for acing the Joint Admissions Test and a forum for discussing the experiences of high achievers.
The educational channels cover a wide range of topics, from the undergraduate NEET and JEE exams to the graduate UPSC and other post-graduate segments, as well as careers in banking, SSC, and the military. The best teachers in India will staff each channel, curating and producing original, high-caliber content for students and career-minded people all around the country.
Dr. Anand Mani, Namo Kaul, Nishant Vora, Mrunal Patel, Ashish Arora, and Mohit Bhargava are just a few of these outstanding professors.
The latest plan was introduced during the inaugural ‘Unacademy One,’ hosted by the SoftBank-backed startup and attended by the country’s leading educators.
The collaboration between Unacademy and GATE Academy was also announced, guaranteeing that all GATE candidates will have access to the best possible content in their chosen field. Announcing Umesh Dhande as Vice President, Academics, GATE & ESE on the Unacademy platform.
More than 91,000 instructors are part of the platform’s network, and 99 million students use it. It reaches students in over 14 different Indian languages and is used in 10,000 different cities.
Shroff claims that not only will successful students benefit from the program, but also those who initially failed.
Unacademy is a rapidly expanding network of more than 91,000 registered educators and over 99 million learners, providing instruction in more than 14 Indian languages. It was founded in 2015 by Gaurav Munjal, Hemesh Singh, and Roman Saini. The Bengaluru-based business is expanding into brick-and-mortar classrooms as the distance learning market contracts.
Unacademy has lately said that frugality is a core tenet of the organization. It plans to go public two years after it has reached profitability. According to Gaurav Munjal, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Unacademy Group, the founders have accepted a salary cut, and “some enterprises” are being shut down.
In August of 2021, Unacademy announced that they had raised $440 million in a funding round spearheaded by Temasek and including contributions from General Atlantic, Tiger Global, and Softbank Vision Fund. The financing effort resulted in a valuation increase for the Unacademy Group from $2.0 billion in November 2020 to $3.44 billion at the end of 2020.