As the number of colleges and coaching centers is rapidly growing, student guidance portals are also increasing. But when students or their parents inquisitively browse the web for an institution or course, most of the portals make them confused. Many websites carry information that is not authentic.
It may ruin a child's career. Realizing this reality, Anwesha Bose and Anand Meena, two alumni of Delhi College of Engineering founded aglasem.com in 2009, to make the information freely available at the fingertips of students and job seekers.
This portal presents a unique match and provides updates and preparation material for school studies, entrance exams, college admissions, government jobs, and talent search exams on time.
With access to information online, students now have the freedom to be more aware and informed before taking any decision. This platform guides the users providing free access to updated and authentic information for the benefit of all student communities.
In the journey of making it big in life, and succeeding in the arena of education and career, Aglasem will be a friend, philosopher, and guide of students. From class notes for school students to entrance examination preparation and career guidance, users will find it all in one place. Challenging mock tests help the students in determining strengths and weaknesses.
Having 25 Million page views in each month, aglasem.com ranks among the top 500 websites in India as per Alexa.
Their offices are located in Netaji Subhash Place and the Rohini area in the NCR region, where nearly thirty employees have dedicated themselves to a greater mission to provide unbiased and authentic information.
Recently the company has launched digital books for GATE, AFCAT, and other exams to kick-start product division. To stay one step ahead in this competitive market, aglasem has adopted a user-friendly technology that can be accessed anytime and anywhere.
Aglasem is featured in the course book of IIM Calcutta named "Case Studies in Marketing Management." It has also been featured as a study under "Marketing in Start-Up Companies" in this casebook.
Earning via a simple ad-based model, the company has also made a platform for information sharing and discussion regarding government jobs.
" What makes us stand aside is that we have been consistent and have been growing. Also, what makes our end users happier is that we provide everything for free. The community that we focus on is demanding. Students already know about many websites, and have access to social networking where they can discuss and explore opportunities with their friends. Providing them with just what they need, at the right time is what we do," Aglasem expressed in The CEO Magazine.
The idea of an online education community was formed in Anand's mind, much before the world of the internet had taken the gigantic shape that it has today.
He studied at the Delhi College of Engineering after completing school education in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Anand likes to keep things simple and uncomplicated, something that has been incorporated into the core functioning of AglaSem as well.
Giving shape to words and creating crisp designs are some of the things she likes to do. She studied at the Delhi College of Engineering after completing her school education at the NCR.
Her vision is to see the company grow into the ranks of the internet giants and is actively working to make that happen.
Both the founders were batch mates and have been working together to create a free and easily accessible online system wherein the student community can benefit the most.