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Unacademy encourages youth to join armed forces; live classes by ex-defence officials

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Feb 3, 2020, 8:54 am IST
Updated : Feb 4, 2020, 12:27 pm IST

Unacademy training students to crack defence examinations with live classes from ex-defence officials.

Unacademy as a company provides these educators with an opportunity to not only earn a livelihood, but also share their knowledge with millions of aspirants.
 Unacademy as a company provides these educators with an opportunity to not only earn a livelihood, but also share their knowledge with millions of aspirants.

Unacademy, an ed-tech platform is working with the vision of providing access to quality education to students across the nation. Millions of students in India appear for various entrance examinations across disciplines every year. However, only a fraction of these students has access to adequate guidance to prepare for these exams. Unacademy aims to connect the best possible educators with aspiring students to prepare them for over 30 different examinations across disciplines in the country.

While students are an important aspect, educators play an equally important role in shaping the learning system. At present, there are more than 18 million students and 25,000 educators on the platform. The educators teach across 30+ categories, helping students progress in their journey of achieving academic goals. Among the 25,000 educators, there are people who come with different qualifications and specializations and Unacademy as a company provides these educators with an opportunity to not only earn a livelihood, but also share their knowledge with millions of aspirants. While there are educators who are trained professionals, there are also those who take up teaching after retirement or as a secondary profession. 

 

Unacademy has various educators including five decorated ex-defence officials taking classes across different courses and subjects and spending hours with the students to educate and solve problems. The objective is to motivate students to work hard and counter all challenges that they face while preparing for defence examinations. Additionally, encourage them to join the defence forces which is one of the most prestigious and respected careers in the country.  

Listed below are the top five defence educators on the platform at present.

Sanjay Kumar is an alumnus of the prestigious Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and has cleared many difficult exams such as UPSC, CDS and SSB in just a single attempt. He is a former Indian Army personnel and at Unacademy, he helps students prepare for SSB (Service Selection Board) exam and Interview Preparation.

 

An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Group Captain Rajesh Pandey has served the Indian Air Force for over 31 years and has an experience of 15+ years in the field of teaching. As an accomplished assessor, he has conducted over 4000 interviews at Selection Boards. He is an expert for personal interview preparation for the SSB exam. 

An Ex-Assistant Commandant at CISF (Central Industrial Security Force), Prashant Jagtap holds an MBBS degree and has worked as a lecturer at the Government Medical College in Kolhapur. At Unacademy, he teaches Biology and helps students prepare for CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) exams.

Assistant Commandant, Divya Gupta has served the CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) and is a Group A Gazetted Officer. She has cleared many competitive exams such as the UPSC CAPF, AFCAT, SSC and Intelligence Bureau exams. Divya takes classes at Unacademy to prepare students for Assistant Commandant Exam for CAPF.

 

Retired Col. Bhupinder Singh Rehal has served in the Indian Army for 32 years. He specializes in helping students develop Intellectual, Emotional, Leadership and Social Skills. At Unacademy, he takes sessions on Personality Development, Leadership & Motivation skills and prepares students for SSB Interviews.

By associating with such revered educators, Unacademy’s endeavour is to encourage the youth to pursue defence as a career and serve the nation. Through these educators, students can gain knowledge about the know-hows of getting into a defence academy or institute and also get the required training along with real life examples to crack any kind of defence examination.

 

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