BookAdda.com, an online retailer of books, today announced an initiative in the academic books sector. The company’s latest product offering - Acadzone.com - has been envisioned as a one-stop-solution for all academic and
competition books.Acadzone.com is India’s largest online bookstore for students and houses over 1 crore titles. The books range from university textbooks, job vacancies and test preparations like UPSC, banking & finance, engineering, law, MBA and medical. Apart from buying new books, students also have the option of buying and selling their old textbooks through an exclusive Facebook App. This makes it the first such app in India that allows students to network and trade in used books.
The website facilitates a wide variety of innovative buying options for the students:
- Group Buying Deals - Group buying programme is a simple way for students to come together, where they can create, customize deals and invite their peers and save an additional 5% on their book purchases.
- One Click Buy for all course books - Syllabi across all the courses for 15 + universities, covering more than 2,000 colleges across India.
The website has mapped more than 20 leading universities in India and will offer curriculum books catering to the wider student community of over 2,000 colleges under these universities.
BookAdda has also been selected by Microsoft to launch an exclusive Acadzone app which will be available on the upcoming Windows 8 platform. Available on computers and laptops, the app will enable students to buy books and even resell old ones. With these initiatives, Acadzone aims to make education more interactive by bringing students together.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Hemant Kohli, CEO & Co-Founder, Bookadda.com, said, “The online shopping culture has gained ground in India and this is true even for books. Although that has led to the mushrooming of many online book retailers, there was still a big gap when it came to the availability of academic books. Acadzone.com is the first step towards bridging that gap and the website will offer the most comprehensive collection of books related to different curriculums.”