The e-commerce giant started the learning platform in India just a year ago and offered preparation courses for JEE/NEET and 10th board exams through expert faculty.
The Economic Times said the move was part of the company’s ongoing cost-cutting measures.The Seattle-headquartered big tech will shut down Amazon Academy in a phased manner to take care of current customers. It has assured that those who had signed up for the current academic batch will receive a full refund.
It is estimated that the school-going children population in India exceeds 260 million. Moreover, much of the country’s population looks at education as a key factor in making economic progress and living a better life. That’s one of the reasons bigwigs like Facebook, Google, and Amazon are trying to enter this market and help digitise the education experience in the nation to help it reach more people.