Upgrade, an edtech platform, has launched five new offline experience centers in Delhi, Jabalpur, Kolhapur, Kottayam and Patna. upGrad currently has a strength of 26 active offline experience centers India And the target is to add another 26 during the current financial year, it claimed.
Jitendra Singh said, “Through these new additions, we are enhancing our network of counselors and coaches, who help our learners with a strategic approach to mapping their existing skill sets with their career aspirations and goals of maximum professional development. Will continue to provide guidance.” Business Head – Upgrade.
Earlier Unacademy had opened Offline learning center in Kota despite the danger from the Allen Institute. The company had hired more than 30 top teachers for its quota centres. Established teachers including Mohit Bhargava, Parvez Khan, Insaf Ali, Vijay Kumar Tripathi, Ashish Gupta, and more are part of the center’s large faculty team.
The centers include-
— Kolhapur: upGrad, S- 06, 2nd floor, Business Bay, Tarabai Park, Opposite Maharashtra Bank Kolhapur 416012
— Patna: Ground Floor, Satyam Apartment, Patliputra Colony, Patna, Bihar 800001
– Kottayam: Upgrade, First Floor, Nedumgattu Chambers, Chavittuvazhi, Nattassery, SH Mount, Kottayam, 686001
– Jabalpur : Upgrade Experience Centre, Jabalpur RS Consultancy 51/52, 1st Floor, Chandrika Tower, Model Road, Wright Town, Jabalpur (MP) Pin: 482001
– South Delhi: E13 2nd Floor, South Extension 2 (Main Market) Delhi, 110049
The platform claims that it has witnessed rapid offline demand through its existing 21 Experience Centers, where there has been a 1200 per cent increase in the number of counseling sessions during the first quarter of the current financial year as compared to the previous year. “The idea of penetrating deep into non-metropolitan cities to mainstream quality higher education is now yielding results, that too in the form of vocational numbers. Our revenue through these offline centers grew 3.2 times in the first quarter and we will continue to serve our learners with the best learning opportunities,” said Jeetender.
“Achieving meaningful career outcomes for our learners is a priority for us and therefore, we do a lot of research to understand how consumers are evolving. This enables us to undo consumer trends and create inclusive and results-driven offerings. Our high-impact human-led delivery service – backed by experienced coaches, counselors and mentors, is fostering one-on-one engagement with learners and their families, which in turn in India, will also strengthen our stature as a Lifelong Learning Partner for millions of homes across India,” concluded Mayank Kumar, Co-Founder & MD, Upgrade.