Physics Wallah unveils India’s first indigenously built AI education suite “Alakh AI”: Records 1.5 million users in less than 2 months

Physics Wallah (PW), India’s leading Ed-tech platform, announced the launch of a series of groundbreaking educational technology initiatives during its flagship event, Vishwas Diwas. Embracing the theme “Padhai Ka Naya Andaaz” (A New Era of Education), PW introduced innovations that promise to make learning more personalised, effective, and engaging, signifying a major milestone in its mission to revolutionise how millions of students in India learn. Central to this initiative is the introduction of Physics Wallah 2.0, a tech-savvy and futuristic approach which focuses on enhancing student outcomes through advanced technology. Along with the launch of innovative technologies, Physics Wallah has also announced discounts of up to 80% on almost all its online courses, taking a step toward enhancing access to quality education for students who cannot afford the course fees.

To enhance the personalisation of education, Physics Wallah’s biggest announcement was “Alakh AI,” its indigenously built AI powerhouse launched at the end of December 2023. In less than two months, it has already attracted more than 1.5 million users. Alakh AI includes the following offerings:

AI Guru: Personalised Tutor

AI Guru is a 24/7 Personal AI Tutor and Assistant, designed to tailor the learning experience to each student’s unique needs. AI Guru serves as a one-stop solution for a variety of student queries, whether academic, non-academic, product-related, or support-related. Its conversational nature ensures that students view it as a trusted guide, improving their grasp of core concepts and supporting their emotional well-being.

Students can submit doubts in multiple modes (text, image, speech), receiving responses in both text and video formats. It resolves most of the doubts in real-time, a substantial improvement over the previous 10-hour turnaround time, and boasts a 94% satisfaction rate for academic inquiries. AI Guru offers uniformity and predictability in responses which manual approaches can not provide. The AI tutor has already amassed a user base of more than 1.5 million students. AI Guru has 3x more engagements than “ask doubt” which is an existing product of the company.

Sahayak: Smart Companion Powered by AI

Study Sahayak facilitates personalised learning for students including aspects like adaptive practices, revision and backlog clearance tailored to students’ specific needs. Students have the flexibility to select their learning requirements, including specific subjects and chapters. Based on these choices, Study Sahayak designs personalised learning for each student. Customised content recommendations such as videos and practice questions are provided to support student’s learning journey.

NCERT Pitara

NCERT Pitara leverages GenAI to generate questions from NCERT textbooks of various types, such as Single Choice Questions, Multiple Choice Questions, and Fill in the Blanks. This allows students to fill the gaps in their studies in real-time. Since this is completely self-paced, the students can attempt and complete Pitara at their convenience, irrespective of where they are and how much they can study in a given time frame.

Apart from Alakh AI, PW launched the following innovative tech products to enhance the learning outcomes of students:

Community Learning

To make education more engaging and exciting, PW launched a Collaborative Learning Environment featuring batch-specific discussion groups and “Battleground” for live practice sessions with their favourite teachers and batchmates. This initiative is designed to transform learning into an exhilarating adventure, making education an engaging and enjoyable experience for students.

Increased Accessibility with Low Data mode

Physics Wallah (PW) has improved its platform’s digital learning efficiency by maintaining the same lecture duration while reducing data consumption by an impressive 80-90%. This advancement allows students to engage with a larger volume of lectures within the constraints of their existing data packages, effectively maximizing their educational intake without the worry of exceeding data limitations. The improved data efficiency not only enhances students’ access to additional educational content but also opens up greater learning opportunities.

Focused Learning with “LearnOS Tapasya Mode,”

LearnOS is an Android launcher tailored to minimize digital distractions for students. Designed to prioritize academic focus and productivity, it features a”Tapasya Mode” that allows users to block distracting apps for a chosen duration and enables focused study sessions by keeping away apps which can be distracting. Students can track progress with streaks, earn badges, and compete on leaderboards.

Expressing his vision for the new era of education, the CEO and Founder of Physics Wallah, Alakh Pandey said, “Today, we stand at the cusp of a new dawn in education. “Padhai Ka Naya Andaaz” is more than a theme; it is our commitment to provide a learning experience that transcends traditional boundaries, making education more personalised, effective, and engaging for every student. These initiatives are a testament to our belief in the transformative power of education and our commitment to empowering students with the tools they need to succeed. ”

With these groundbreaking initiatives, Physics Wallah is poised to lead the charge into a new era of education.

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