Educational resources platforms continue to make the headlines ; after ConveGenius and PESS, online career counseling agency Careers360 has recently acquired NoPaperForms, an enrolment management platform. Set up in 2009 by Maheshwar Peri and Rajesh Jain, Careers360 has long enjoyed the backing of Pathfinder Pvt. Ltd.
About Careers360 and NoPaperForms
Careers360 offers a huge range of educational products overall, geared mostly towards aiding management, engineering and medicine students. Overall, as many as 6 million students use Career360’s excellent facilities, and the acquisition of NoPaperForms is likely to give a significant boost to the company’s services. Some of Career360’s products are extremely relevant-these include PrepMeter, a tool which aids in the in-depth analysis of exam preparation, RankPredictor, which helps students to determine their standing vis-à-vis the competition which they are likely to face in competitive exams, and PathFinder, which tracks the path of a student’s likely career.
Careers360 thus aims at the generation of comprehensive educational resources which are likely to provide all-round guidance for students. Their marketplace has innumerable practice tests and college selection tools. The latter will undoubtedly get a huge boost now that NoPaperForms is part of the endeavour.
NoPaperForms, started in 2011 by Vishal Shah, manages over 2 lakh application forms for over 30 major institutes. Its enrolment management skills have allowed it to create customized forms, accept payments and generate instant merit lists to simplify the process the enrolment. NoPaperForms’s modus operandi thus ensures a minimum of paperwork and coding for the client institutes. All the data collected by the client, from prospective applicants is easily reviewable. Customizable forms, catering to each course, can also be created easily. Among NoPaperForms’s clients are St.Xavier’s College, Jai Hind College, Jagran LakeCiy University and Army Institute of Management.
With higher education in great need of the technological innovation which startups provide, Careers360’s acquisition of NoPaperForms is likely to greatly aid students as well as universities. The creation of all-round educational resources by these companies will revolutionise higher education in the years to come.