Chennai: Manipal Global Education Services, a prominent international provider of high-quality learning solutions in higher education, has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative Manipal MedAce, a pioneering super app designed to revolutionize Medical Learning and Medical PG Preparation, now available in a cutting-edge mobile and cloud-based format.
This remarkable launch of Manipal MedAce is significant not only for its innovation but also because it unfolds in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, a state playing a pivotal role in shaping medical education in India. As per the data by the National Board of Examination in Medical Sciences, over 2 lakh students appeared for NEET PG in March 2023. Tamil Nadu proudly boasts the highest number of medical colleges in the country, with a staggering 74 institutions offering a total of 11,000 MBBS seats. This abundance of medical educational resources highlights the state’s crucial role as a hub for aspiring medical professionals.
Manipal MedAce is not just an app; it represents a paradigm shift in modern-day medical education, steering away from traditional pedagogy-based learning towards a more outcome-based approach. It acknowledges the evolving needs of medical students and caters to them by providing a comprehensive and outcome-driven resource built on academic and learner research.
Learn for Basic Sciences contains dynamic, engaging, credible, and easily accessible content, designed around the microlearning philosophy to provide flexible learning options. MedAce makes the learning journey exciting, easy, and effective with a plethora of resources, such as
• Microlearning modules
• Live tutoring sessions
• Online dissection lab
• 3D interactive learning
• Gamified assessments
Prep provides a comprehensive learning experience to empower medical students on their journey to NEET PG/NexT/INICET/FMGE success. It is the only platform conceived and developed by NExT guidelines. It adheres to CBME curriculum-defined categories, including Must Know, Nice to Know, and May Know, ensuring that students are well-prepared for the new examination platform. The entire MCQ bank is designed based on these guidelines, focusing on problem-solving, comprehension, and recall skills. Key features include:
• Personalised study plans
• Error-free question bank
• Custom and Grand tests
• Flashcards and workbooks
• Content curated by Subject Matter Experts
Manipal MedAce was unveiled in the presence of Mr. Ravi Panchanadan, Managing Director & CEO – of Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE), and Ms. Preethi Frederick, Head – of Product Development, Manipal MedAce.
Dr. Ranjan Pai, Chairman of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), said. “Over the years, the Manipal Group has pioneered several pioneering initiatives that have paved the way for progress around the world – empowering people and transforming lives. With Manipal MedAce, we are combining our passion for innovation with a desire to positively impact Medical Education, by helping learners be even better doctors. I have a first-hand understanding of the challenges an MBBS student is faced with and Manipal MedAce is our effort to create a learning catalyst for students.”
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Ravi Panchanadan, Managing Director & CEO – of Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE), commented, Manipal MedAce brings together our rich heritage and expertise in medical education and a deep well-researched understanding of the pulse of learners. With MedAce we’ve combined our 60-year expertise in delivering top-tier medical content using the latest digital technology in a user-friendly manner,which will engage with learners in a format/ on form factors they are comfortable with in their daily lives. Through Manipal MedAce,we endeavor to enrich the lives of medical students by making learning easy and interesting, setting them up for success at every stage of the journey.”
Ms. Preethi Frederick, Head – Product Development and Marketing, Manipal MedAce said, “Manipal MedAce’s journey began with curiosity, research, and a relentless drive to make a difference. The app’s very foundation was rooted in understanding the needs of learners, it was all about creating something with learners. We understand the pressure that comes with pursuing an MBBS degree and preparing for a medical competitive exam. The constant juggling with endless exams, and grappling with complex subjects, demands unwavering dedication. MedAce is designed and built to be a constant companion, buddy, and guide from the moment the leaner steps into medical school till the day they take the NEET-PG exam. We believe that learners will quickly figure out that Manipal MedAce is #inthistogether with them”