Adda247, an application for government job preparation, on Monday announced the appointment of Chandan Singh as co-founder. The company said the change was made because of Singh’s “contribution and commitment to the company’s vision”.
Chandan Singh, who joined Adda247 as VP-Product in 2019, has been instrumental in building the product side of the business. In 2020, he was promoted to the position of Chief Product Officer. Before joining Adda247, Singh worked with Coverfox, InfoEase, and Oracle, as per reported by BW Disrupt.
Mr. Anil Nagar, Founder & CEO, of Adda247, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Chandan Singh as the Co-founder of Adda247. His wealth of knowledge, expertise, and extensive experience will be integral to Adda247’s growth and promises exciting times for the company. We are confident that in his new role, Chandan will be instrumental in taking Adda247 to the pinnacle of the test prep category in India. This appointment demonstrates our commitment to investing in and strengthening our leadership team and to provide a promising foundation for the journey ahead.”
Founded by Anil Nagar and Saurabh Bansal in 2016, Adda247 aims to empower every Indian youth by providing them career guidance and quality education. Adda247 caters to approx 80-100 Mn government job aspirants across India, who usually have to put up with the substandard quality of courses provided by the local off-line players in this highly unorganized and fragmented market.
Additionally, the startup recently purchased StudyIQ Education, an ed-tech portal targeted at UPSC candidates. Currently, Adda247 asserts that it has 2 million paid subscribers overall and 22 million monthly active users.
Commenting on the appointment, Chandan Singh, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, Adda247 said, “New beginnings are always exciting and I am elated and honored to step into this new role as the Co-founder at Adda247. As a company, we have come a long way in the last few years from humble beginnings to becoming India’s No.1 government job preparation app today. Having witnessed this incredible transition firsthand, I am confident that our amazing team will continue to be trailblazers as we move forward leading and pushing the boundaries of the government test prep category. We at Adda247 are on a mission to create a level playing field for the masses and will continue growing our vernacular business, adding more languages and more exam prep categories.”
Backed by marquee investors like Google, Westbridge & Infoedge, Adda247 is India’s leading Government Job Preparation platform. Adda247 is also the largest vernacular test prep platform catering to the learning needs of aspirants in more than 12 Indian languages.