The platform seamlessly connects students with India’s best teachers via a live learning environment, thus, ensuring that education reaches beyond the four walls of a physical classroom.
NeoStencil is a live-learning platform in the form of a curated marketplace that connects top educators/teaching professionals of the country with students across India. Offering online classes for IAS, IES, GATE, Judicial Services, SSC, Banking and State PCS aspirants, it is an extensive platform addressing the entire exam preparation needs which consists of classes, study material, test series, counseling, discussion forums and many more. The platform draws up with India’s top-notch mentors/teachers and digitizes the classrooms for students to have access to the classes organized without the call for to relocate or travel.
An Exceptional Platform
Established in 2015, NeoStencil has proven its worth when it comes to government jobs exams preparation. To be able to fulfill the vision of students, NeoStencil came into being, it has proven its worth in regards to government jobs exams preparation.
It has been awarded as one of the most impactful ed-tech companies in South Asia region by Tyton Group. All the reputed media houses such as Indian Express, Economic Times, DNA, NDTV, The Hindu etc. have extensively covered NeoStencil, lauding the solution it brings to the problems of millions of aspirants.
Recently, NeoStencil has inked a MoU with Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department, UP. The MoU aims at aiding close to 3000 physically challenged students to prepare for government job exams. This will provide them with a leveled playing field and an opportunity to compete with similar means as compared to the other candidates. In addition, NeoStencil has signed a MoU with RedCarpet – a financial technology start-up, offering financial aid to students appearing in various competitive examinations. This collaboration will support students who are not able to pay the tuition fees immediately.
An Ardent Leader
Kush Beejal is the CEO and Co-founder of NeoStencil. He has pursued his education from IITB and IIMC and has worked for six years in the startup industry prior to establishing his own venture. He has successfully led the business segments from scratch for leading corporates like GATX and NCDEX.
He has taught himself the tough lessons of coaching all the while preparing for college entrances and not having access to competent teachers and institutes. He recognizes the lack of capacity that students deal with and move to metro cities. Seeking at the on-going momentum, he was swift to recognize that the access to top teachers was perpetuating the divide between the haves and have-nots. It was this obstacle that Kush figured out with a vision of leveraging technology in establishing a leveled playing field for students from remote areas. Ultimately, he fulfilled the dreams of young minds of either becoming leading government officers or pursuing their lifelong goals.
Major Achievements of NeoStencil
Over the years, NeoStencil has worked meticulously and consistently and has met the harbor of success by its stellar performance. In Civil Services Exam, 2017 – 120 candidates out of a total of 990 who finally got selected were online students of NeoStencil. Almost 50% of students on NeoStencil platform come from 400+ tier III and IV towns of India.
Students from the hinterland can now access quality education with the help of just a laptop/smartphone and a decent internet connection. One of the Alumina, Namrata Jain secured AIR-99 in IAS exam accessed NeoStencil’s online classes from Dantewada – a Naxal affected region. The specially-abled students can leverage NeoStencil for exam preparation without having to travel to the coaching institutes. Another Alumina is Saumya Sharma who secured AIR – nine in the Civil Services examination.
Major Events Organized by NeoStencil
The finest approach to obtain the questions answered, doubts clarified and to learn the right preparation strategy is by connecting with the toppers and teachers themselves. NeoStencil organizes seminars pan India, wherein, the past exam toppers, and India’s top teachers, interact with the exam aspirants. It has recently organized seminars in cities like Hyderabad, Jaipur, New Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Varanasi, Meerut, and Bengaluru. These seminars comprise Civil Services Exam toppers, many State PSC toppers AND distinguished faculty who share their journey, experiences and preparation tips with the students. These seminars see a footfall of 700-1000, attended by current students, future aspirants and parents alike, and receive immensely positive feedback. NeoStencil regularly promotes these types of events in prestigious colleges.
Opening the Doors of Opportunities and Exposures
Neostencil conducts exams for government job recruitment, so if the students clear these exams, they apply for numerous government jobs. The platform provides training for civil services exam which is India’s most prestigious government jobs exam. Students who clear these exams have become IAS, IPS, IFS officers among others. Two of the Alumina are Abhilash Mishra (AIR 5, UPSC 2016), Suman Sourav Mohanty (AIR 9, UPSC 2016) – two of its students from last year – have finished their IAS training and are ready to take on their responsibilities as officers. Similarly, the students of others exams – IES, GATE, SSC, State PCS – all hold prestigious positions in the government.