February 20 2020: Online learning platform, Oliveboard has announced the availability of Skholar - a free preparation platform -- ‘Skholar’ -- for UPSC CSE aspirants, featuring exhaustive revision notes, videos, test series and more on the occasion.
Oliveboard specializes in government and bank recruitment exams, with a large part of its user base concentrated in Tier 2 and 3 cities of India. It is the only platform to provide holistic exam preparation support, which includes tips, course material, motivational content, gamification, measurement metrics, vernacular languages, counselling and collaboration with other students, among many others.
Says Abhishek Patil, Founder – Oliveboard: “According to a KPMG report supported by insights from Google Search titled ‘Online Education in India: 2021’, projects the Indian online education industry to grow from 1.6 million users in 2016 to 9.6 million users by 2021. The report also outlines how maximum growth can be witnessed from Tier II and III cities owing to increased access to technology, internet, smartphones, etc. This trend is also mirrored in our growth in a short period of time, by increasing our registered subscriber base from 2 million in 2018 to 6 million in 2020.”
Founded in 2012 by ex-Inmobi colleagues, Abhishek Patil & Satish Kumar, Oliveboard has received ‘Pre-series A’ funding from India Educational Investment Fund (IEIF), an early-stage impact investment fund established by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. The company began with a focus on MBA exams before expanding to the Bank & Government job exam segment in early 2014. Since then, it has established itself as one of the most recognized names in the field of Bank & Government Job exam preparation. The company provides its users with complete preparation support through Video lectures, online study material, All India test series along with various other practice tests, across 50+ exams