Reports indicate that each year over 2.5 lakh students appear for IIT JEE entrance exams and about 1.5 lakh take the test but only 10,000 students or so get in while another 10,000 odd students opt for the Regional Engineering Colleges spread all over the country. What's interesting is that, 80 per cent of these students are from urban India . Now we attempt to get more students from the rural areas into these esteemed university, says Nadella.
For students who do not have access to internet, the start-up will provide downloadable courses. “The courseware will help more aspiring students to get into IIT,” said Kumar. iScholar students will get access to professors such as Aniruddh Sinha, Ravi Ahlawat, Kashish Mathur and Akhil Narayan.