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Scandium Technologies Pvt Ltd ( (PR Newswire) - 21 April 2016

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- is All Free; There are no Service Charges or Hidden Costs

- Education Should be Accessible, Affordable, Career-focused and High-quality, a highly interactive, dynamic website and a mobile app, is a fully transparent, interactive higher education portal. combines intelligent filtering algorithms and advanced analytics to offer a highly user-friendly experience to the students. Their goal is to automate the whole admission process and make higher education easy and accessible to students from every nook and corner of India., registered under Scandium Technologies Pvt Ltd, has been created by a group of young professionals who have previously worked in various MNCs including IBM, Accenture, Infosys and Wells Fargo, and have built an agile interface with multiple tools that enable students to find collages based on location, fees, course, college ratings, campus placement rankings and academic qualification. Through intelligent filtering, students can drill down to the important minutiae of the course and explore the facilities offered by the college including transport, libraries, labs, WiFi, hostels, canteens etc.

"Our primary USP is that all free. There are no service charges or hidden costs for using our website or services," said Raheesh. A, founder and CEO of The aim is to transform the future of education by empowering students with the right information to enable them to make fact-based decisions.

"We ensure that the admission process is hassle-free and students get to save on fees and time. Students also get one year medical insurance, free study materials for the first year, education loan assistance, accessories such as college bags, stationery, as well as laptops or iPads depending on the course and college they have chosen," said Raheesh.

"Choosing a course or a college should be a decision that is backed by solid data and research. We are here to create best practices and new benchmarks for the higher education industry which will benefit students, faculty and academic units. Education should be accessible, affordable, career-focused and high-quality," he added. has been a dream project since Raheesh's undergrad days. "I have noticed how unorganised is the education industry. Talking to several of my peers and juniors, I saw how frustrated they are by the high fees, hidden charges and complexity of the admission system," said Raheesh. "So many students from small towns miss out on applying in good colleges simply because such information is not available to them. Students also feel cheated as most consultants and education portals hide information regarding college's facilities, fee details and campus recruitment data," he added.

After several brainstorming sessions with his brothers and his team, this concept of revolutionising higher studies, through an interactive portal, driven by data was born. is all about ensuring comprehensiveness, transparency and accessibility in higher education. Too often we hear horrifying tales of students joining substandard colleges and paying exorbitant fees. Some of the colleges do not even have the mandatory accreditations or approvals rendering their education and certificates useless. "How can one be sure if a college is affiliated to a reputed university? What if the campus recruitment rate is low? This is why we have the option for doing a background check on each college," said Raheesh.

Using the portal, students can check the affiliated university, accreditations (NAAC, NBA, AICTE etc.) faculties' qualification, total course fees, companies that have come for campus recruitment, percentage of students recruited and the average salary offered by recruiters in the previous years.

"We even put up detailed photographs of the campus and facilities so that the students are completely sure of where they want to study," added Raheesh. "Since we don't take money from colleges for listing, you can be assured of full transparency and accuracy of information. Whatever data we have collected is done after directly visiting the campuses mapping it into the algorithm."

Apart from college listings, also has the complete database of all the important entrance exams and scholarships in India including their application dates, download links, eligibility and fee details.

The team has tasted success within the first week of their launch. Already, over 2000 students have applied for admission through

"2016 is going to be a big year for us as we have already conducted extensive career guidance programs in various PUC colleges and schools in south India. We are planning several more across the country. Apart from that, we are also tying up with different companies to conduct recruitment drives, workshops and career guidance especially for fresh graduates and students in remote regions," he adds. The team will also be releasing an iOS app to help students on the go. is not just a website, but a portal with a 'human touch'. The team has also brought together a panel of experienced doctors, engineers and professionals to various fields for students to get in touch and clear their concerns about courses, careers, exams etc. Moreover, the team is always available on phone and Whatsapp for students to talk to and clear doubts.

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Media Contact:
Nainu Raheesh
CEO, Scandium Technologies Pvt Ltd


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