The School Integrated Program (SIP) – Your School’s One-Stop Solution for Competitive Exam Preparation

November 21, 2023 | By: Extramarks

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In today’s fast-paced educational landscape, schools serve as much more than academic institutions; they’re hubs of excellence that foster holistic and comprehensive learning. Moving beyond the scope of conventional textbooks, new-age schools are trying to cultivate creativity, critical thinking, emotional intelligence and practical knowledge to nurture well-rounded individuals who are prepared to thrive in a dynamic world. 

After completing their schooling, a crucial phase in every student’s academic journey involves gearing up for entrance examinations. Navigating these state-level or national-level entrance exams can pose a formidable challenge.  The intensity of preparation, societal pressure, competitive nature of the exam, finding the right coaching center, etc. can create a high-stress environment. In fact, traditional coaching centers often demand relocation and impose exorbitant fees, putting a significant burden on families. 

But, what if there was an alternative solution that could provide students with top-notch coaching, without the need to relocate or spend a fortune? The School Integrated Program by Extramarks is that solution. In this blog, we discuss the key features of this comprehensive program and outline the benefits that make it an absolute game-changer for schools. 

What is the School Integrated Program by Extramarks?

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The School Integrated Program (SIP) is a comprehensive solution for schools to help students prepare for competitive exams. It offers customized packages that are tailored to the school’s individual requirements and deliver the most impactful exam preparation, at an affordable cost. Rather than scouting for and signing up at a coaching center, it enables students to get ready for entrance exams like Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) within their school, backed by dedicated support from experienced mentors. 

The program is crafted to enable a dynamic learning environment through customizable preparatory packages that are aligned with the school’s curriculum. What makes it a #1 choice for school’s all over India is its innovative coaching model, which enables:

1. Maintaining a track record of top performers in JEE & NEET

2. Becoming  a one-stop solution for all aspiring candidates

3. Boosts admissions across all streams at the +2 level 

Key Features of SIP 

The School Integrated Program by Extramarks is designed to help schools offer exam preparation for some of the most competitive exams in India like JEE, NEET, Olympiads, National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) and scholarship exams such as Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY). In addition to individual preparatory packages for JEE and NEET, the program also offers a foundation package which is a comprehensive preparatory program encompassing learning material for JEE, NEET, Olympiads, NTSE and KVPY, catering to students from Class 8 onwards.  

Here, we have outlined the main features of SIP that school’s can benefit from:

1. Tech-powered Classrooms 

Students get access to dynamic 2D & 3D interactive content which enriches the learning experience and helps them understand concepts better with the help of virtual labs and other futuristic learning tools. Moreover, they also get to experience both live and recorded classes, giving them the opportunity to learn from the comforts of their own home. 

2. Expert Faculty & Mentorship

Each lecture is conducted by expert teaching staff who have been specially trained in competitive exam preparation. These expert mentors conduct regular doubt-solving sessions to resolve any doubts and ensure complete conceptual clarity. When teachers use the Extramarks Learning App to enrich their lessons, students can use the ‘Ask a doubt’ feature to clear their questions whenever needed. 

3. NEP-Ready Learning Material 

The SIP features lectures that are aligned with NEP’s latest curricular updates. This makes it convenient for both teachers and students to keep pace with constant updates and elevate the teaching-learning experience. Staying updated with dynamic shifts in exams like JEE and NEET can be challenging for students. Extramarks’ NEP-ready content for competitive exams makes all the latest updates easily accessible. 

4. Unlimited Practice Material

SIP offers an unlimited question bank containing a vast repository of questions. These practice questions range from previous years’ papers to questions of varying types and levels of difficulty. Students also get access to customized test papers and worksheets based on individual competence to ensure well-rounded preparation. Moreover, state-of-the-art assessment tools give students an in-depth analysis of their performance and progress to help them identify and work on problem areas. 

5. Highly Flexible & Customized Program  

The program helps create a dynamic learning environment for students through customized batches and class schedules. Besides, it is flexible enough to cater to the unique needs of both schools and students. It is broadly categorized into three main sections – Provider, Empower & Enabler. 

The Provider segment focuses on fostering a supportive learning environment for students through the Learning App, which offers an array of self-study resources like recorded lectures, comprehensive study material, customized practice tests with detailed performance analysis, etc.  

The Empower and Enabler category enhance the learning experience with live interactive sessions by seasoned Extramarks mentors, real-time doubt-solving sessions and exclusive classes designed specifically to address any additional queries.  

How SIP Can Benefit Educational Institutions 

Extramarks recognizes the importance of individual student progress and the need for adequate resources to empower schools in becoming student’s preferred choice for exam preparations. Each year, a significant number of students drop school and enroll in full-time coaching institutes to prepare for competitive exams like JEE and NEET. Consequently, schools lose their top-performing students. Additionally, the high cost and limited availability of reputed coaching centers creates a barrier for students, restricting their preparation.   

SIP can help schools retain top talent by providing students with cutting-edge preparation material, focusing on individual students’ academic journey and nurturing high-achieving performers. Let’s take a look at the advantages of adopting SIP in schools: 

1. Offers an end-to-end coaching delivery model that empowers schools to become a one-stop solution for all students

2. Provides a convenient and cost-effective way to enable students to excel in competitive exams 

3. Features customizable preparatory packages to meet the specific needs of schools

4. Provides operational assistance with equipment, software and teacher training 

5. Its high level of flexibility empowers schools to easily synchronize this program with their curriculum 

6. Equips students with competitive exam preparation within their school premises, eliminating the need to travel to distant hubs like Kota for preparation or investing heavily in coaching expenses. 

7. Offers a 2-way interactive smart classroom featuring a powerful digital ecosystem, ensuring a seamless preparation experience for students  

8. Eradicates the necessity for schools to cover extensive costs related to infrastructure and staffing expenses for facilitating competitive exam preparation 

9. Incorporates a variety of supplementary services like counseling and mentoring, aimed at guiding students through the challenges of exam preparation

So, get ready to accommodate the diverse learning needs of students through the implementation of SIP. It brings together an all-encompassing blend of K-12 education and preparation for competitive exams right within your school campus, making it a trusted choice among leading schools in India! 

Last Updated on December 7, 2023

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