Snapdeal Partners with Online Course Provider edX to Provide Access to Best in Class Education by Top Institutes of the World

Business Wire India
Snapdeal partners with edX

Snapdeal, India's largest online marketplace has partnered with the leading open online courses provider edX – a joint venture of MIT and Harvard. This partnership will provide Snapdeal users access to Ivy League education offered by reputed institutes like Harvard, MIT, Oxford University, IIT Bombay, The Wharton School, Microsoft etc on
Commenting on the same, Vishal Chadha, Chief Business Officer, Snapdeal said, "We are very excited about this collaboration with edX, a pioneer in the field of online education. We are confident that our consumers will find immense value in earning certifications that are well regarded by industries around the world, along with the convenience and flexibility of learning at their own pace. At Snapdeal, we are committed to bring the best in every sphere, to our consumers. Our partnership with edX is another step in that direction."
Earning a certificate from these top institutes on edX significantly enhances a learner's skill-set, domain knowledge and overall credibility, thereby bringing employer recognition and career progression. These certified courses are available from as low as Rs. 3400 in different disciplines e.g. Business, Engineering, Arts, Law, Communication Skills etc. Learners can buy courses through Snapdeal (, and access them on from PC or Mobile at their own pace and convenience.
Amit Goyal, India Country Head edX, added, "Snapdeal has become a household name across India and we're excited to partner with them. This association will help us to further the edX mission of increasing access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. By offering courses in emerging technologies, entrepreneurship, communication skills, leadership, business and management subjects that relate to the most in demand fields of today's workplace, we are enabling learners to gain the skills and knowledge needed to launch or advance their careers."About Snapdeal

Snapdeal's vision is to create India's most reliable and frictionless commerce ecosystem that creates life-changing experiences for buyers and sellers. In February 2010, Kunal Bahl along with Rohit Bansal, started Snapdeal. Today Snapdeal is India's largest online marketplace, with the widest assortment of 65 million plus products across 1000+ categories from over 125,000 regional, national, and international brands and retailers. With millions of users and more than 300,000 sellers, Snapdeal is the shopping destination for Internet users across the country, delivering to 6000+ cities and towns in India. In its journey till now, Snapdeal has partnered with several global marquee investors and individuals such as SoftBank, BlackRock, Temasek, Foxconn, Alibaba, eBay Inc., Premji Invest, Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Mr. Ratan Tata, among others.

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