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The learner's social network

Start-up Eckovation is connecting students and teachers through its app

Visha Koul

Sharma is like any other aspiring student in India, whose dream is to make it to the premier Indian Institute of Technology. But, coaching for the competitive entrance test remains elusive as he lives on the outskirts of Chhapra, a tier-II city in Bihar from where the nearest school is 50 km away. It was then that someone introduced Sharma to Eckovation’s app that connects students and professionals with instructors offering an online course.

Two IIT-Delhi alumni, Ritesh Singh and


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