March 19, 2010 EdServ launches LAMPSGLOW education service portal
- Offers a wide range of education services on a single web based framework
- Entry fee starting at Rs.199/- to access any number of services
- Unique, first-of-its-kind consumer product platform on education services
In a first of its kind offering in the education space and in an effort to offer packaged modular services in education and careers to a wider mass, Chennai based Education and Placement company EdServ has announced the launch of LAMPSGLOW, an anywhere-anytime Portal (www.lampsglow.com) that will provide e-learning, tutoring, exam support services and jobs related services, all on a single web based platform starting at a very economical and affordable entry fee of Rs.199/-.
Exam Support, Training and Jobs
EdServs online offering includes Engineering semester exam support for Civil, Mechanical, Circuit branches, IT / CSE, Tamil Nadu Anna University syllabus fully covered (all 4 variants), IIT JEE with sure-shot papers and with over 2,500 videos of lectures / solutions, AIEEE with sure-shot papers with videos and Job oriented / IT skill courses like C/C++, Java, Softskills and Numerical ability. The online offering also includes model test papers for all entrance exams and engineering exams adhering to syllabus. The offering also has online job engine that accepts requests for interviews to be arranged for jobs for the downtrodden and under-employed.
Commenting on the launch, S. Giridharan, Chairman and CEO, EdServ said, With examinations fast approaching, our LAMPSGLOW offering starting at Rs.199 is a hard-to-resist offer intended for a topic wise access of subjects with the objective of assisting the students in their preparation. Detailed revision of topics & difficult concepts and answers to tough questions will help clear last minute doubts. Additionally, our model test papers as well as sure-shot papers with instant evaluation and results along with the right answers will equip them to face the examination with confidence. Over time, we expect to expand the range of products and services offered through LAMPSGLOW.
For a fee of Rs.199/-, the students will now have access to all materials, videos and model papers for 20 hours. For additional number of hours, students can renew through a recharge / top up through online payment services at LAMPSGLOW. Such entry fee is also applicable for getting a suitable job online through the LAMPSGLOW portal.
LAMPSGLOWs multimedia based video and audio offering along with assessments can be easily accessible at home through broadband, at several hundred browsing centers in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh and also in-campus 24x7 supported by EdServs call center on-demand.
On LAMPSGLOWs offering as a unique consume product platform, Giridharan said, The uniqueness of LAMPSGLOW is the nature of its design to accept and sell numerous e-learning courses, assessments, exam support, live tutoring and career positions as a commoditized offering in a consumer product platform at a uniform entry fee of Rs.199/- all in retail mode. The suite of products in LAMPSGLOW is instantly accessible Pan India and worldwide seamlessly supported by an efficient 24x7 call-center.
Plans 5000 Points-Of-Sale Counters
The fees payable through online payment gateway on lampsglow.com can also be paid alternatively at EdCounters, EdServs Points-Of-Sale (POS) counters which are currently over 300. EdServ plans to enhance EdCounters to 5,000 over the next quarter. Instant recharge is given to a students login-id on payment of fees through a two-way automated mobile-to-system communication network setup by EdServ back-office.
EdServ expects Retailers and Distributors across the country to partner with the company in providing extensive access to the online education services.
Students can register for the anytime, anywhere exam support services apart from other learning and placement products & services at www.lampsglow.com or call , a toll-free number.
In January this year, EdServ announced being awarded VTP (Vocational Training Provider) status for the Southern Region through which the company expects to train around 3Lakh unemployed and underemployed people. Last month, EdServ announced the acquisition of SchoolMATE, a school ERP. In the first week of this month, the company signed an intent to acquire SmartLearn WebTV, an IIT JEE and AIEEE content company.
EdServ achieved revenues of Rs.15.51crores and Net Profit of Rs.5.64crores for 3rd Quarter ended 31st December 2009.