May 02, 2012Ishan Gupta, CEO edukart.com speaks with SANGEETA YADAV about the popularity of online education portals
- The trend of online education portals is increasing…
With the onset of e-commerce in the country, online education is becoming a rage among students and working professionals because of its easy accessibility and affordability.
- Various programmes on offer this summer?
- Are these programmes for the working professionals or just students?
At present, we have training programme which is suitable for those interested in pursuing a career in software programming, web development, mobile programming or any other IT/ITeS sector.
- What is the advantage of taking up this training?
Industry relevance, high quality, unlimited academic telephonic support and CD included in the course fee, all the mentioned features makes the courses and a learner’s experience unique. Our courses are job specific and have been whetted by industry experts making them relevant and appropriate as per the requirements of the industry.
- The enrollment process…
A participant can enroll directly by logging on the website http://www.edukart.com. The payment can be made online using a debit card, credit card or Net-banking. We also have Cash on Delivery facility across India. The fee for the training programme is Rs 2500.
- The pattern of teaching…
Our course have been formulated in a such a way that a participant can learn at his/her own pace. The courses have been created on the basis of job description of various profiles and have been reviewed by professionals. They contain regular assessments and assignments to test knowledge. Courses also supported by graphical representation of the concepts and videos cases.
- How reliable are online courses?
We strongly believe that our courses are focused towards imparting experiential learning to the users as the courses have been formulated on the basis of job descriptions of various profiles across industries and have also been reviewed by leading industry practitioners. One can simply rely on online education of this kind because we provide experiential knowledge to the participants via medium of video cases and industry relevant knowledge.
- How is the assessment done?
We have quizzes and assessments in between the courses. Also, there’s a final presentation followed by telephonic presentation on the basis of which participants are given EKRE (EduKart Rating of Employment) and the rating would also reflect on the certificate that a student would receive after the successful completion of the course.
- What are the other training programme available?
Apart from summer training programmes, we also have programs in digital marketing, retail management, project management, financial management and career enhancement courses.
- The response…
It has been great. We have about 8,000-10,000 hits on weekly basis and more than 5,000 registered users.
- What about job opportunities with the portal?
EduKart.com is offering industry relevant courses for skill enhancement. The courses add value to the participants’ profile. Unfortunately, we do not have any provision where students can earn.