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Without a doubt, UPSC CSE is one of the toughest competitive examinations held in our country. Every year almost 8lac aspirants appear in the examination, and the preparations are started long before. Nikam Education OPC Pvt LTD under the brand name UPSC Guide is a startup organization which aims at giving high-quality e-learning solutions to UPSC aspirant in a very cost-effective way with at-home learning facility. The idea is to capitalize on social media and e-learning trend.
Mr. Abhijeet Nikam founded UPSC Guide with the idea of alienating the cost factor and make it affordable to all, 24×7 learning centre without any need to shift the base for preparations. Mr. Abhijeet and his team have kept the process of joining the course simple. One has to register on the UPSC Guide website, select his/her choice of course and pay for that particular course and your classes are started very soon. The course is dispersed through video lessons, webinars chat room discussions and one to one assistance through Skype, or phone or through social media handles.
Impressed by the very idea of this e-learning platform, many achievers have joined hands with UPSC Guide, and they are providing consultation and assistance. The platform has captured so much attention that within the 6 months of monetization, they have 1600 registered students in various courses and more than 340k followers on UPSC Guide’s official Instagram account. It is The Most followed Instagram page of any UPSC online coaching centres.
Not only this understanding the social responsibility of the platform UPSC guide has made it even more affordable for a less privileged section of society, But They have also made all the courses free of cost for BPL category and Physically challenged category aspirants.
On its economic impact Mr.Abhijeet says “ within the six months of monetization the kind of attention and revenue UPSC Guide has generated, and if we work in the same direction with the same pace on the same revenue model, we shall be able to reach the mark of whopping 1500 crore Rupees in Next 6 years.
Asking about future plans of UPSC Guide, Mr.Abhijeet elaborates “ At the moment we are on the first phase, i.e. providing e-learning courses for UPSC CSE Prelims and mains examinations, phase II will be about providing e-learning facilities for other state and national level examinations”.
He further adds “ We want to make it level- headed field for everyone. We want to reach to the aspirants from the farthest areas of the country. Our aim is that no one should feel a lack of resources or guidance as to the reason for not being able to prepare or compete in the examination”. As e-learning is assumed to be new classrooms of future UPSC Guide is undoubtedly going to be worth for every UPSC aspirant.