How this NASSCOM incubated edutech start-up from Kolkata is proving to be a stress-buster for parents during Covid

Witnessing the problems faced by his two kids to continue their studies during Covid pandemic, Shyam Singh has come up with an innovative learning platform ~ SnapLearn ~ in March that has 250 registered users till now. What is the platform all about and what it does? Please spare a few minutes to know more it…..

The beginning

For Kolkata based Shyam Singh (38) Covid opened up a new avenue. “My children faced immense difficulties in pursuing studies with the onset of the pandemic. The same was true for the children of my relatives. Students form groups on WhatsApp for studying. But this is not a convenient way as often notes get deleted,” Shyam told who launched SnapLearn along with Richa Mishra in March.

“Although online classes are held all over the country, there is no way in which students can get their doubts cleared immediately. This is what troubled me and I wanted to devise a platform that will cater to the doubts in many languages while respecting privacy,”

What is it’s about

It is the first such education platform in the world that will offer assistance to do homework, search tutor, clear doubts and help in giving solutions to problems on WhatsApp for school students in 13 languages. Million of students and tutors can join, teach, share and learn without compromising their privacy, conflicting interest or disturbing learning/ teaching of any other user on a single WhatsApp number. The startup has been incubated at NASSCOM, Kolkata.

It is helpful for tutors

Tutors can reach to millions of students within fraction of seconds. Tutor can show demo classes, take live sessions, provide tuition and earn regular income. In fact they can solve problems of students and connect with them instantly.

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How to go about?

One needs to WhatsApp ‘Hi’ on 9088864888 . Tutors will have to sign up in the chatbox of if one is already registered then he/she will be able to assess it. Tutors have to search questions by class, language and subject. He/she will have to select a question and then upload an answer. Text, image, video or hyperlink of a question can be shared with students. There is also an option for live chat with other tutors.

Keypad free learning

It is keypad free learning and students can take images of their question written in any language. Thus it is beneficial for vernacular students. Students can also take an image of a question that contains symbols that are hard to type and upload on WhatsApp. Answers will appear within a few seconds.
Richa Mishra

What makes SnapLearn unique?

The uniqueness is to first see the way of teaching and then choose the tutor. Students can search the tutors, see their profiles and demo video and then hire tutors for online tuition. It aims at making knowledge available to students in the quickest possible time. There is no need to download any other applications.
The user need is to have WhatsApp on your mobile phone and just one click to get all information related to your chapter. It’s easy and free and always up-to-date. Students can get the latest and different answers from different experts for the same doubt. And the best thing is that it is available for all android users.

Get in touch

Shyam Singh
9831379959, 9513409506

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