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A. EDUKRAFT Degree Minds and Annamalai University Directorate of Distance Education have entered into collaboration for offering Online UG, PG and PG Diploma programs. These include MBA and its variants, BBA, B Com and its variants, and PG Diploma and its variants. Under this collaboration, EDUKRAFT is authorized to do academic delivery and internal evaluation for the students of these programs, while the University would conduct the external evaluation of the students by way of written exams in designated exam centres..
A. Key EDUKRAFT advantages are
  • Single contact point for the student to resolve their university related queries like admission, admit card, exam center, mark sheet, degree certificate etc. Our student coordinator handles the student queries one-to-one, coordinates with the University and ensures smooth completion of your program.
  • Dedicated academic guide (e-coach) and tech support desk to rapidly resolve your academic and technical queries.
  • Programs designed by EDUKRAFT are based on the global research done on adult learning and online learning, hence are more engaging and effective.
  • Programs delivered on EDUKRAFT�s own tech platform, intuitively designed to create a classroom-like virtual environment. The platform has been evolving for better performance and learning features over several years now.
  • CXOs and VPs from the industry invited to studio during live faculty sessions for interacting with our students and answering questions.
  • Active student engagement throughout the year, including blogs, discussion forum topics, buddy/peer interaction etc.
A. The learning methodology followed for each program is based on globally researched principles of effective learning in the online mode.

The learning methodology followed for each program is based on globally researched principles of effective learning in the online mode.

As a student of university program, you have guidance and support from our student coordinator, tech support team and a dedicated e-coach, regarding all university-related, technical and academic queries.

The live faculty sessions are highly interactive and engaging. So you will not miss the human-interaction of a classroom environment. You will be in touch with your faculty and fellow learners, and you will stay engaged through videos, opinion polls, quizzes, Q&As etc.

You can plan your studies with our guidance, track your performance, make instant online notes while going through material / sessions, and exchange knowledge / information with your buddies. The learning methodology followed for each program is based on globally researched principles of effective learning in the online mode.

The learning methodology followed for each program is based on globally researched principles of effective learning in the online mode.

As a student of university program, you have guidance and support from our student coordinator, tech support team and a dedicated e-coach, regarding all university-related, technical and academic queries.

The live faculty sessions are highly interactive and engaging. So you will not miss the human-interaction of a classroom environment. You will be in touch with your faculty and fellow learners, and you will stay engaged through videos, opinion polls, quizzes, Q&As etc.

You can plan your studies with our guidance, track your performance, make instant online notes while going through material / sessions, and exchange knowledge / information with your buddies.
A. The university programs like online MBA, BBA, B Com, PG Diplomas etc. are approved by the Ministry of HRD, India and recognized by UGC and AICTE, the governing bodies of higher education in India. This means that these degrees and diplomas are valid in private, public and government sector organizations in India and abroad.
Other programs are based on global principles of effective adult learning, and certified jointly by EDUKRAFT and the institution/organization you come through.
A. University programs like online MBA are delivered through
  • Live online faculty sessions, audio/videos, presentation, opinion polls, e-board, discussions with industry expert, Q&A by voice and chat. No need to travel to a physical location for attending classes.
  • Catalyzer sessions developed with rich audio/video/graphics and various learning tools to facilitate easy learning of concepts.
  • Course material that is organized into easily navigable Subjects and Chapters, loaded with ReWoCs (Real World Connects are audio-visuals that tell how a theoretical concept applies in the real world), Bookmarking and key word Search facility, recordings of past faculty sessions, library etc.
  • Case-study assignments, quizzes, and integrated tests uniformly spread-out Performance reports and other learning support features for better study planning Dedicated e-coach for academic guidance, and tech support desk for technical help Peer engagement through blog, discussion forum and buddy chatting
Other programs take forms like simulations, game-based learning, practice tests, AVs etc. depending on the kind of learning involved.
A. Please speak to our student coordinator on phone, or send us an email, or leave your details in the Get in Touch form, and we will guide you about enrolling (contact info available at www.EDUKRAFT.com)
A. You require a computer with speakers / headphones and internet connection of minimum 512 Kbps speed for going through an online program at EDUKRAFT. After you have enrolled for a program, we will send your unique login credentials by email. Using these credentials, you will be able to get access to your private learning space. Please see �How is an online program delivered by EDUKRAFT?�
A. For university programs, you don�t need to physically visit a centre to attend the faculty sessions; you can attend them online from wherever you are, with the help of a computer and internet connection. All you need to ensure is that you attended at least 30 hours of sessions across all subjects in the whole year.

For other programs, there are no such requirements.
A.For university programs, each academic year, your score on 100 marks comes from two places � internal assessment done by EDUKRAFT for 25 marks, and external assessment done by university for 75 marks.

Internal assessment is done via assignments, tests, quizzes etc. conducted by EDUKRAFT online throughout the program.

External assessment is done via the pen-and-paper exams conducted by the university at designated exam centres every year.
A.The courseware provided in your learning space is as per the course curriculum prescribed by the University to all their students, whether regular or online. Therefore, preparing for the University exams from EDUKRAFT�s courseware is enough and sufficient.

To add to your knowledge on various subjects, you are free to refer to other books related to these subjects at your will. You can make use of the library, discussion forum, and buddy chats to share and exchange knowledge with your fellow learners.
A. For the university programs like MBA, BBA, B Com and PG Diplomas, exams are conducted at designated exam centres all over India.For other programs, there are no exams, only the quizzes and tests that you will come across throughout the program.
A.For university program students, the Main exams are conducted each year in the month of May. But if you missed writing the exams completely, or missed a few subject exams in May, then you are provided another window to write the missed subjects in Supplementary exams held in December the same year.

Even if you could not clear a subject the first time, you can take the supplementary exams for that subject alone in December.

You have the flexibility to complete the program over 5 years.
A.While you may start your university program on flexible dates in the year, but you would be allowed to finish the year’s curriculum within a maximum fixed no. of years, by way of writing the university exams on designated dates and venue.

Each program is of a minimum and maximum duration. For example, MBA is for min 2 years, and BBA is for min. 3 years. Maximum time allowed by the university to complete an online program is 5 years.

For other programs, you should be completing the program any time before your PIN expires.
Q. What is edukraft.com?
A. It is India�s leading online education company that provides high quality, industry relevant certifications and international programs for students, young graduates and working professionals. edukraft.com is a venture of Education Valley, a Stanford-IIM alumni led Talent Development Company.

Q. What is Education Valley?
A.Education Valley is a Stanford-IIM alumni led Talent Development Company that develops and delivers high quality, industry relevant skill enhancement courses, post graduate certificates and international programs through its self paced learning portal edukraft.com and through the instructor led trainings in colleges. The company also conducts seminars in colleges across India and offers Franchisee opportunities for Entrepreneurs across India.

Q. Who founded the company?
A.Education Valley and edukraft.com have been started by alumni of Stanford University and Indian Institute of Management. The founders have worked in companies like Facebook, Educomp, StudyPlaces.com, Bank of America, L&T, and One97. They are supported by a dedicated team consisting of people who have worked in companies like NIIT, Manya Group, Roots Education, i360, ITC, Accenture among others.

Q. Is the company backed by anyone else?
A.Education Valley is supported through investments from top notch professionals and investors. Some of the investors include leading early stage investors and private equity professionals, mobile, healthcare and education space entrepreneurs, ex IAS officer and head of a foreign consumer bank in India.

Q. What is Unique about edukraft.com courses?15
A. These courses are designed and reviewed specially by industry experts providing participants with real life situations. Most of our courses include unlimited telephonic support from subject matter experts for doubt clearing. Our certificate courses also include exclusive video cases of leading corporate and business leaders.

Q. What are the courses being offered?
A. There are multiple courses across various industries and functions that are available on edukraft.com. Some of the domains include Finance, Retail, Telecom, Digital Marketing, Project Management, Programming Languages, Career Enhancement and many more. edukraft.com also offers Post Graduate Certificate courses in association with leading industry endorsed bodies and available in the streams of Retail Management, Digital Marketing and Wealth Management.

Q. How long the courses are valid?
A. Different courses carry different study durations. Typically, a certificate course carries a study duration of 20-30 hours and will be active for a period of 6 months. This is to ensure that the participants get enough time to learn at their own pace.

Q. How are these courses made?
A. The certificate courses are made by leading academicians and have been reviewed by Industry experts. Most of the courses on edukraft.com are affiliated to national level industry associations and societies. The courses also have exclusive video cases of leading corporates sharing their industry experiences.

Q. Why should one go for online training?
A. Online learning and training is ideal for self-motivated and goal-driven individuals. These individuals could be working professionals, students pursuing higher education or looking for a functional change or industry change. The interactive study material is very comprehensive and industry endorsed. It is easy to retain as you try to improve your skills. The illustrative graphics lets you imagine and develop your own view point. It is also a more engaging, less time-consuming and faster way to learn and educate oneself. Further, the skills that you will develop will be highly industry relevant. One may also pursue higher education online along with their work.

Q. Do I get classroom training or any other assistance if I go for an online course?
A. Classroom training is not available for the participants of online courses as the idea of creating a platform for online education is to remove the need of going to a classroom for studying. However, there is unlimited telephonic support by subject matter experts for most of our courses for doubt clearing and discussion.

Q. Do I get any practical trainings as well?
A. The courses have practical inputs from the industry experts and this would help the users understand their chosen field in a much better way and would help them build their expertise in the functional area. Moreover, the video cases available in our certificate courses give enough practical exposure required.

There are projects to be submitted in the Post Graduate Certificate Courses that encourage practical understanding of the subjects.

Q. How have the courses been formulated?
A. The courses are made by leading academicians and have been reviewed by Industry experts. Many of the courses also have exclusive video cases of leading corporate sharing their experiences with the participants of these courses.

Q. Do you have interactive videos or satellite classes?
A. We provide weekend webinar sessions from IIM Alumni and Industry experts for our Post Graduate Certificate Courses. The certificate courses include exclusive video cases of leading corporate and business leaders.

Q. How are the assessments done?
A. assessments are included in the course. There are quizzes after every 2-3 modules. Also, at the end of the course, there is a final presentation and assessment that has to be completed to get an employment rating from edukraft.com. The rating would also reflect on the certification that you would receive.
Q. What is the maximum number of days for which my login is valid?16
A. Participant�s login ID is valid forever. However, every course comes with certain validity.

Q. How to consume the material on the website?
A. Go to www.edukraft.com. Choose one or more courses that you want to study. You will be asked to register yourself. Then choose the method of payment. If you pay online, then you will get access to the course immediately. If you choose �Cash On Delivery� (COD), then a representative will deliver the Invoice to your communication address (provided the COD facility is available on that location). After payment, you will get access to the course.

Q. What qualification do I need to do these courses?
A. If there are any pre-requisites for the courses, it is mentioned on the course page. The courses are designed especially for students pursuing higher education or for working professionals or for those looking to change their profession. So, the major pre-requisite is that you are willing to put in the effort to enhance your skill set. The course will care of the rest!

Q. Can I pursue the courses anytime?
A. Since these are self-paced courses, users have the flexibility to study the program anytime and anywhere, provided that the internet connection is available and their login ID is valid.

Q. Can I pursue the program along with my job?
A. Yes, absolutely! These are online courses which are specially designed for skill enhancement. Participants can take a course, which will help them do better at their current jobs or switch to courses in entirely different field, if they are planning to change their profession.

Q. Can I study during my graduation as well?
A. edukraft.com offers a variety of courses that includes short-term skill enhancing courses and post graduate certificates. These can be taken by graduates, post-graduates or working professionals. Since the courses focus on making the participants more employable, anybody from a graduate to a working professional can pursue these courses.

Q. How to register?
A. Go to www.edukraft.com. Choose one or more courses that you want to study. You will be asked to register yourself. Then choose the method of payment. If you pay online, then you will get access to the course immediately. If you choose �Cash On Delivery� (COD), then a representative will deliver the invoice to your communication address (provided the COD facility is available on that location). After payment, you will get access to the course.

Q. How to start the course after making payment?
A. Go to edukraft.com, Login with the username and password used during registration. ? Click on the Tab �My Courses� ? Click on your course to start learning.

Q. Do I get any additional benefits for enrolling for two courses at a time?
A. We offer discounts and promotional offers on our courses from time to time. The details would be available on our website.

Q. How do I become more employable after doing a course from edukraft.com?
A. These courses are made by academic experts and reviewed by industry experts. They have given special inputs to enhance the quality of the courses and make them more relevant to the industry requirements. The courses tackle issues, situations and concepts, which are highly relevant in the industry. Therefore, when you pursue one of our courses, you stand assured that you will be learning only industry reviewed and highly relevant employable skills.

Q. Do you give placements guarantee?
A. We are education providers and not a placement agency and therefore we do not give any placement guarantee. We provide you a certificate with employment rating that you can use to showcase your greater interest in the particular area to potential employers. We also have tie ups with leading placement portals. You can click on Careers and apply for jobs by posting your resume on edukraft.com.

Q. Where should I contact if I need assistance for some courses?
A. Participants can contact at +91-11-49323333 from Monday to Saturday between 9 am - 9 pm. Participants can also e-mail us at support@edukraft.com and we would revert to the queries within two working days. Enrolled users can write their queries or concerns at support@edukraft.com.

Q. Whom should I contact during non-office hours?
A. Please send us an email with your query at support@edukraft.com or call +91-9810400720 for any queries related to the course.

Q. Can I get to see a demo of the course?
A. Participants can take a demo before enrolling for the course. There is a preview button next to every course that needs to be clicked to see a short demo of the course. That will showcase the industry preparedness of our courses.

Q. How to choose from a number of courses available?
A. edukraft.com provides high quality, industry relevant certificate, post graduate certificate and international courses. There are multiple courses across various industries and functions that are available on edukraft.com. Some of the domains include Finance, Retail, Telecom, Digital Marketing, Project Management, Programming Languages and Career Enhancement. Along with that, there are courses available as well, which help the participants to improve their general employability skills. Hence, the choice can be made if one requires a functional change or an industry change. Also, one can select on the basis of interest or skill enhancement.

Q. How many courses can I enrol for at a time?
A. There is no limit on the number of courses that a participant can enrol in. Participants can enrol for any number of courses at a time.

Q. Can I share my account with somebody else?

A. While using an education portal, there are certain rules and regulations that one must religiously follow. You are not allowed to share the login ID with anyone else. There is tracking at the backend. If we realize that the login is being shared with another user, then your account will be immediately cancelled. Q. Can I enrol for a few topics instead of enrolling for the full course?
A. You will have to enrol for a complete course for a certification on edukraft.com. However, there are short courses available for the complete course in areas of Digital Marketing and Finance Management. One can get a fair idea about the courses by looking at the Preview.

Q. Can I take a demo before registering for the program?
A. Definitely. There is a preview along with every course. Further, if you are not satisfied by the course once you purchase it, we provide a Money Back Guarantee that you check out on the website.
Q. What are the methods of payment?
A. Participants can pay online with a credit card, debit card, net banking or EMI option. Participants can also pay by Cash On Delivery method for most of our courses in which our representative will come to your desired location and collect the payment.

Q. What are the methods of payment?
A. Participants can pay online with a credit card, debit card, net banking or EMI option. Participants can also pay by Cash On Delivery method for most of our courses in which our representative will come to your desired location and collect the payment.

Q. Do I have to pay any taxes also or that is included in the total fees?
A. The course fee is inclusive of the taxes. The users do not have to pay any extra amount as taxes.

Q. What is the course for students located outside India?
A. The course fee is higher for students pursuing the program from outside India. The differential in the amount is for the Certificate that will be dispatched to the international communication address.

Q. How much are the taxes?

A. The tax is 12.33% service tax, which is included in the course fee and is not charged separately.

Q. Is the fee refundable?
A. We strongly believe that our courses add a lot of value to the participant. We are very confident of all our courses. However, if a user feels that the course is not good enough and not up to their expectations, then all that the user needs to do is email at support@edukraft.com and ask for a refund. Please note that the refund policy will be valid only on selected courses for 3 days after enrolling for the course. INR 300 will be deducted for courses less than INR 3,000 and INR 500 will be deducted if the course value is more than INR 3000 as service charges. edukraft explicitly defines that 'Money Back Guarantee Policy' is not applicable on all programs available on the website. You can read more about the policy here.

Q. What is a payment gateway and which one are you using?
A. A payment gateway is an e-commerce application service provider that authorizes payments for e-businesses, online retailers. It is the equivalent of a physical point of sale terminal located in most retail outlets. We are using EBS as our payment gateway and all major Credit Cards, Debit Cards and Net-banking from all Indian Banks are allowed. The payment gateway is completely secured and your information is not shared with anyone by Payment Gateway.

Q. Do I have to pay any taxes also or that is included in the total fees?
A. The course fee is inclusive of the taxes. The users do not have to pay any extra amount as taxes.

Q. What is the course for students located outside India?
A. The course fee is higher for students pursuing the program from outside India. The differential in the amount is for the Certificate that will be dispatched to the international communication address.

Q. How much are the taxes?
A. The tax is 12.33% service tax, which is included in the course fee and is not charged separately.

Q. Is the fee refundable?
A. We strongly believe that our courses add a lot of value to the participant. We are very confident of all our courses. However, if a user feels that the course is not good enough and not up to their expectations, then all that the user needs to do is email at support@edukraft.com and ask for a refund. Please note that the refund policy will be valid only on selected courses for 3 days after enrolling for the course. INR 300 will be deducted for courses less than INR 3,000 and INR 500 will be deducted if the course value is more than INR 3000 as service charges. edukraft explicitly defines that 'Money Back Guarantee Policy' is not applicable on all programs available on the website. You can read more about the policy here. Q. What is a payment gateway and which one are you using?
A. A payment gateway is an e-commerce application service provider that authorizes payments for e-businesses, online retailers. It is the equivalent of a physical point of sale terminal located in most retail outlets. We are using EBS as our payment gateway and all major Credit Cards, Debit Cards and Net-banking from all Indian Banks are allowed. The payment gateway is completely secured and your information is not shared with anyone by Payment Gateway.
Q. How do I give my examination 18
A. There are continuous assessments throughout the duration of the course. Once you complete the course and all your assessments are marked, you will be given the edukraft Rating of Employment.

Q. Where will I give my certification exam?
A. For Certificate courses, all assessments are online. Once you complete the course and all your assessments are marked, you will be given the edukraft Rating of Employment. For the post graduate courses, the examination would be held on authorized centres. Post the completion of all the exams, you will get your certificate.

Q. Are the exams conducted on a specific date or is there flexibility in the schedule?
A. The final submission for certificate courses can be provided anytime before the validity for the certificate courses. There are continuous assessments throughout the courses. Such assessments in the form of quizzes or assignments will encourage constant learning and self assessment. For post graduate courses, the participant would get the flexibility to select examination dates and timing. The exams are conducted 4 times a year on authorized centers. We would provide the participant with the center closest to their communication address.

Q. When and how can I book the date for the examination?
A. For certificate courses, there is no formal date of examination. There are continuous assessments throughout the courses. Such assessments in the form of quizzes or assignments will encourage constant learning and self assessment. Therefore, you do not need to book any date for examination. For post graduate courses, the participant would get the flexibility to select examination dates and timing. The exams are conducted 4 times a year on authorised centers. The booking window with be communicated with the participant.

Q. In how much time can I get my certification after the examination?
A. Certificates for short certificate courses are sent to students by courier within 15 working days after the successful completion of the course.

Q. How can I ensure that I am adequately prepared? Is there a mock test that I can take?
A. There are continuous quiz and assessments during every module of the certificate course that enhances constant learning and self evaluation.

Q. What is the passing percentage and if I fail, do I get another chance or I'll have to take the course again? If the latter is true, will I have to pay the fees again?
A. Every course has a different marking scheme. In case you do not perform well in the assessments and get a lower edukraft Rating of Employment, you can take the course up to 6 months (maximum validity of the course). Also, if you fail in the first attempt, you can take the test again to ensure an improved performance.

Q. Is the certification recognized all over India in any industry?
A. Education Valley, through edukraft.com, provides its participants with edukraft Rating of Employability (EKRE), which talks volumes about one's industry knowledge. This rating is easily accessible to the employers as well through edukraft.com whenever they would like to check the credentials of the participants during interviews. Therefore, participants can use the certification with employers across the country and across industries.

Q. Does the certification have any affiliations from any University?
A. The certificate courses have been reviewed by experienced industry professionals to ensure that our courses are highly relevant and employability enhancing. Moreover, our courses are endorsed by industry bodies such as RAI-Retailers Association of India and IAMAI-Internet and Mobile Association of India.