Vedantu – a top online learning platform that teaches live

Are you preparing for your JEE or NEET exams? Seeking one-to-one online tutorials sitting in the safety and comfort of your home? From grade 6 to 12, Vedantu's live classes provide one of the best experiences in online learning. Learn here in this article all about Vedantu and how you can benefit from it.

About Vedantu

Vedantu was founded in October 2014 by four IITians – Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain, Anand Prakash and Saurabh Saxena. They are in the field of teaching for the last 12 years. Before this online venture, they had run an offline-coaching institute for JEE called Lakshya. Derived from the Sanskrit words Veda and Tantu, meaning knowledge and network respectively, Vedantu has been instrumental in providing live teaching to thousands of its students spread across 30 plus countries. It provides live online tutorials for classes ranging from 6 to 12. Its specialized programs on JEE and NEET entrance exams are especially popular with engineering and medical aspirants respectively.

Numbering more than 500, Vedantu has a vast pool of quality teachers who provide live interactive learning to more than 40,000 students. These days, one may find numerous online apps and platforms that provide online learning, but very few are live and interactive like Vedantu. An article on Top ten online learning apps gives a comprehensive detail of the various such apps that dominate the online education market these days.

WAVE – a revolutionary concept in online learning

What keeps Vedantu ahead of its peers is its multiple innovations in the field of live online teaching. It uses a revolutionary technology called WAVE that stands for Whiteboard Audio Video Environment. WAVE uses the principles of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to personalize the teaching experience for each and every student. Algorithms identify the learning pattern of every individual student and keep track of them. For the algorithms making this WAVE platform, the company even has an IP Patent in the US. The WAVE concept helps make these live classes lively and fun-filled. Live quizzes, videos, gif and pics are also part of this interactive format.

Vedantu – Live learning app

Along with its online portal that can be accessed on desktops and laptops, Vedantu also has an app for easy access to its online classes through smartphones and tablets. The app can be downloaded into all Android devices. It provides free access to live courses and ask doubts in real-time. The solutions are provided instantly by subject experts. It also provides access to solutions to NCERT and various other reference books. All these facilities are available free of cost.

Why should one choose Vedantu

There are a number of points on which Vedantu scores over its competitors. Some of these are discussed below.

  • Vedantu provides for both individuals as well as group classes, where one can have personalized two-way interaction by means of audio, video and whiteboarding tools. The teacher, as well as students, are able to see, hear and interact live, quite similar to a skype platform, customized for teaching.

  • Any student from grade 6 to 12 can enrol for its live online classes. Vedantu caters to CBSE, ICSE as well as state boards. The subjects taught here are English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Social, Hindi, Sanskrit, French, German, EVS, Computer Science, Economics and a lot more. It has full-time courses as well as micro-courses on JEE and NEET. There are numerous other crash courses for preparing the students for competitive exams like NTSE, KVPY, PRMO and the international Olympiads.

  • Other than its live classes, students get to take mock tests and are provided with study materials such as previous year papers, sample papers, revision notes, math formula sheets, important questions and NCERT solutions. Tips & tricks and revision strategies are also provided as per need basis.

  • The best thing about Vedantu's live classes is that a student not only sees and hear his teacher explaining the various concepts but is also able to ask doubts in real-time. This is what mainly differentiates Vedantu from the other online teaching platforms, which at the most provide recorded videos.

  • Vedantu has an innovative set up called Hotspot that makes the teaching screen clickable so that the students can input their feedback as well as responses while the teaching is on. This helps the teachers to adjust and bring necessary changes to their teaching, to provide the most effective learning experience for the students.

  • The online platform of Vedantu through its WAVE technology enables multiple teachers to come live and assist the primary teacher in clearing the doubts of the students. This team activity makes the live classes highly effective in concept building.

  • As mentioned earlier, the WAVE platform enables personalized learning experience for the students. This is achieved by capturing 70 different parameters ranging from clicks by the student, his/her interaction in the live class, facial emotions, handwriting and even the tone & pitch of the teacher's voice. All these are possible due to the use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

  • Every learning session is recorded and the students can review them later. The performance of the teachers at Vedantu are constantly reviewed, to make them better at teaching.

  • Among other things, students desirous of one to one teaching, have access to choose their teacher from among the best in the country. The teachers here are among the best, as only 1% of those who apply at Vedantu, are ultimately selected.

Awards won by Vedantu

Over the years, Vedantu has won numerous awards. Some of them are:

  • Online Education Start-up of the year 2015
  • Most Promising and Innovative Live Online Tutoring Platform in India in 2015
  • Top 100 start-ups to watch – 2016
  • KINSES2016 EduAwards - one of the winners in 2016
  • DNA Innovative Education Awards for the 'Best Organization to Develop Technology for Education – 2016

Fee structure

The fee structure at Vedantu varies depending upon the requirement of the student and the course he/she desires to select. Compared to group classes, the one to one sessions is a bit on the higher side. The figures depend upon the grade, the subject, the course and even the board. For a CBSE year-long personalised package for class 6 to 10, the course fees range from Rs 59,000 to 89,000. The package includes live interactive classes, concept video classes, practice sheets and unlimited doubt solving. Subjects covered will be math and science. A 2-year long JEE Main & Advanced package costs around Rs 149,000. A number of micro-courses are available almost free of cost. A number of scholarships are also available that can be availed by appearing for VSAT - Vedantu Scholarship Admission Test.

Reach Vedantu

For any information related to Vedantu and its learning app, one can reach them through the following means.
  • Vedantu Innovations Pvt. Ltd.,
    D.No. 1081, 3rd Floor, Vistar Arcade,
    14th Main Rd, Sector 3, HSR Layout, Bangalore,
    India - 560102
    Phone: 1800-120-456-456 (Toll Free), +91 9886602456

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