SmartOn Learning has announced its official launch into the Indian market. With offices in New York and Hyderabad, the Company specializes in providing new-age career courses, developed in collaboration with leading industry partners and Universities. The programs are offered in blended format (combination of online & class-room based). SmartOn Learning offers world-class technology platform to facilitate blended/online learning along with career diagnostics and continuing education solutions.
Starting with the Indian market, SmartOn Learning plans to tap international markets subsequently. Based on the “plug-and-play cloud based platform”, SmartOn Learning provides a platform for higher education institutes catering to new age skills. SmartOn Learning aims to make quality content & adoption of technology easy and affordable.
Speaking on the occasion, Chaitanya Chitta, Co-founder of the company stated, “Higher Education is going through significant transformation due to the market forces and advent of new technologies. We see a huge opportunity in India to push edtech and program innovation in new age careers by working with Universities and Colleges for better outcomes of the students.”
SmartOn has successfully launched its first program in collaboration with Pearl Academy. Sharad Mehra, CEO Pearl Academy has said “As India’s leading Art, Design & Fashion education provider Pearl Academy constantly innovates it’s offering to achieve superior student outcomes. We are excited to work with SmartOn as they bring specialized programs using technology into the higher education classrooms.”
Rakshit Kejriwal, Co-founder of SmartOn concluded saying “In SmartOn we have a great team of global professionals with world-class backgrounds & experiences. We are bringing some of the best education and technology companies across the world to collaborate with us, so that our students acquire a competitive edge. Finally, we are very excited to offer quality international education at Indian cost.”
Research has shown that less than 10% of MBA graduates are employable and 83% of engineering graduates are unfit for employment. About 50% of the universities have infrastructure deficiencies and near about 40% of Universities faculty position remain vacant. SmartOn Learning programmes are targeting careers where there is a significant real-time demand and enabling students to learn in an interactive way to acquire effective and relevant knowledge.