A start-up has been helping students to clear their doubts for free during lockdown. Want to know more about them? Just Scroll down.
Students facing brunt of lockdown
The outbreak of coronavirus followed by lockdown has caged people inside their houses. The students are also facing the brunt as teachers are unable to reach to them. Most of them are facing severe disruptions in their education.
Career Geek offering services for free
During such a scenario, online learning platforms have come as a major respite to the students. Career Geek, a start-up based in Kolkata is offering free doubt clearance opportunities to students from Class 6 to Class 12 in three subjects- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
How it began?
The start-up was launched in February, this year. Sonu Kumar Singh, 20, the founder of Career Geek told chalgenius that the idea of such start-up struck him a few months ago, “I also run a Youtube channel where I share videos on scholarships, counselling and other topics. But I realized that student’s face issues like doubt clearances and also which colleges to approach for admissions. I decided to launch a start-up that would not only clear their doubts but would also guide them on college admissions, counselling and other issues.”
Team of young entrepreneurs
Career Geek has nine members team out of which four are the students of chemical engineering department of Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Significantly, all of them are either teenagers or early 20s
Career Geek offers six services
Career Geek offers six services that includes doubt clearances, Colleges and Counselling, Internship and Placement, Video lectures, test series and rank predictor, “All our services are free except doubt clearances but we have made it completely free because of pandemic,” Abhay Kumar Singh, Chief administrative officer to Chalgenius.
Pandemic has been beneficial
Abhay said, that coronavirus outbreak has proved beneficial as the traffic has increased with more and more students visiting the platform everyday to clear their doubts, “We soon plan to offer doubt clearances in more subjects as well.
Already a hit
Since the launching, Career Geek already has 865 active users and 78 experts who answers the queries of the students and also give suggestions. The students can either text their queries or also upload images on the site. The experts try to answer as soon as possible.
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