Quality education is not accessible to everyone in India. Especially, the students preparing for competitive exams like NEET and JEE. They either have to shift to a different city or have to adjust with average coaching centres in their cities.
At Aakash EduTech Private Limited (AEPL), India's number one online test-prep platform, we are bridging this gap with our online courses. We are empowering students with live online classes, recorded video lectures and online practice tests for preparation of NEET UG, NEET PG, IIT-JEE and class 8-12 board as well as competitive exams. The perfect blend of highly-qualified teachers, cutting-edge technology and well-researched content provide students a great learning experience to achieve their goals.
Aakash EduTech Private Limited (AEPL) is an online learning platform that caters to the K12 segment and also offers comprehensive online test preparation services for students preparing for Medical and Engineering Entrance Examinations. A subsidiary of the prestigious AESL group (Aakash Educational Services Limited), AEPL comprises two distinct divisions namely, Aakash Digital and Meritnation.
Aakash Digital powerfully leverages the over 30 years of Aakash’s academic legacy and discipline to provide students an edu-tech platform that helps them prepare for JEE, NEET and other competitive exams online from the comfort and safety of their home. Aakash Digital empowers students by bringing quality coaching, similar to that being offered in Aakash classroom, to their laptops, desktops, tablets and mobiles. Students preparing for entrance exams can now study from experienced teachers at the convenience of their homes through ‘Aakash Live’ - live online classes, ‘Aakash iTutor’ - recorded video lectures and ‘Akash PractTest’ - online practice tests for NEET, JEE and class 8-10 competitive exams preparation.
Meritnation is India’s 1st online learning platform for school students with over 2.5 crore students across CBSE, ICSE and leading state boards. It uses the power of technology to deliver personalised & engaging content to nurture the student's learning curve. The first to launch Live Classes in 2014, today Meritnation’s Live Class platform connects the best teachers in India with students, from the safety and comfort of their homes. It also offers ‘Self- Study’ courses, where the learner studies at his own pace with the help of a variety of study resources ranging from concept videos to tests & smart reports.
Mr. Aakash Chaudhry is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Whole-Time Director at Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL). Before commencing his journey at AESL, he worked with top IT companies such as Infosys Technologies and Cognizant Technology Solutions. Passionate about addressing the needs of deserving students, he has been dedicatedly working towards providing focused and quality education across the nation through efficient delivery channels. In 2018, Mr Aakash was recognised as one of the disruptive leaders by Business World and was listed among the coveted "40 Under 40" young leaders list.
An alumnus of Harvard Business School, Mr Aakash is an engineer by profession with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences and an MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
Mr. Narasimha Jayakumar is the CEO of Aakash Edutech Pvt. Ltd. (AEPL), the digital edtech subsidiary of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL). With a vast experience spanning more than 20+ years, Mr. Jayakumar was till recently the CBO of Shubhloans.com. Prior to Shubhloans.com, Mr. Jayakumar was CEO of Nightingales, a leading home healthcare services company.
He has also served as CBO of 99acres.com (India’s leading online real estate portal and part of publicly listed InfoEdge India Limited, BSE: Naukri) and COO, E-commerce at HomeShop18, apart from holding international roles at Google, Expedia and Galileo.
He holds a B Tech (Computer Engineering) from NIT, Surathkal; PGDM from IIM-Bangalore and an MBA from the London School of Business.
Mr Pavan Chauhan is the MD of Aakash Edutech Pvt. Ltd., the digital edtech subsidiary of AESL, and the Founder and Managing Director of Meritnation.com. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from NIT Karnataka and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore.
Prior to launching Meritnation.com in the year 2009, Mr Pavan successfully completed various projects in the field of education, gaming and assessment. He also worked with several global brands such as Castle Rock Research, USA, Microsoft Inc to name a few.
He brings with him over 20 years of experience in the education sector. Mr Pavan has taught and counselled several thousands of students over the years. Many of his students who have kept in touch with him over the years continue to express their gratitude for his timely help in shaping their careers.