2. I call upon the nation to
take a pledge to make
India the SKILL CAPITAL
of the World.
Shri Narendra Modi
All of us do not have
equal talents. But, all of
us have an equal
opportunity to develop
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
3. is a government recognised startup
striving for skilling Indian youth with
English communication skills using
digital learning technologies.
4. We are WordsMaya
Sandeep G. Khode, Co-Founder & CTO
As the CTO, Sandeep brings the perfect combination of strategy and execution to
WordsMaya. Sandeep helps WordsMaya realise the vision of making education easily
accessible to one and all with technology. An Info-techie turned Edu-techie & Fellow
of Startup Leadership Program, Sandeep wields the power of technology to teach
students worldwide with a smooth 'Learn-on-Chat' experience. He has more than 8
years of vast software product development experience at Aricent and Siemens
Industry Software behind him after completing post graduation in Engineering from
Harshad Bhagwat, Founder & CEO
As the founder of WordsMaya, Harshad brings energy, inspiration and direction to the
company's vision. A Scientist-turned-entrepreneur & Fellow of Startup Leadership
Program, Harshad is a staunch supporter of pragmatic education. After completing
mechanical engineering from College of Engineering, Pune, Harshad learnt the art of
innovation during his 7 years tenure at Tata Research Development and Design
Shilpa Shetty Sonawane, Chief Education Ofcer
Shilpa, an inspirational and energetic lady, oversees the curriculum design and lesson
plans for learners of all levels of prociency. Having sculpted over 65000 students
individually or in groups over a teaching career spanning 21 years, Shilpa encourages
all her students to believe that 'Effort is the key to achievement'. Shilpa has three
To provide effective solutions for
improving English communication
To empower 1,00,000 youngsters
with English communication
skills by 2020.
5. We have proudly served
Savitribai Phule Pune University (Department of Electronic Science)
Savitribai Phule Pune University is one of the premier Universities in India. The
Department of Electronic Science is one of the oldest departments in the University
Indira Institute of Management, Pune
Indira Institutes of Management, Pune is one of the prestigious institutes offering
MBA program afliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University. The institute focuses on
IKSC Knowledge Bridge
IKSC Knowledge bridge is one of the best nishing schools in Pune for Mechanical,
Production and Civil Engineers. IKSC provides industry-oriented domain knowledge
Selected as a mentee in
its mentoring program.
Mentioned as one of the
top ten innovative start-ups
WordsMaya has been covered by CNBC, Sakaal, and Sakaal Times as an
innovative startup in the eld of Education Technologies.
6. “Good English, well-spoken and well written will
open more doors than a college degree...
Bad English will slam doors you don't even know exist.”
-- William Raspberry
*The survey, The National Spoken English Skills of Engineers Report, by Aspiring Minds, 2015.
67% of the engineers graduating from Indian colleges lack the level
of spoken English necessary to compete for a job.
Only speak English at a level required for the best jobs in2.9%
software development, sales, or consulting.
Skilled graduates, but unemployable
And poor English communication skills is one of the most
Indians who speak English uently earn around in wages and34% more
those who speak a little English earn around in wages than13% more
Indians who don't speak the language at all.
A Study by Dr Abusaleh Shariff from Centre for Research and Debates in Development Policy, New Delhi.
7. Our Solution
Best trainers from cities
Learn anytime, anywhere.
Lessons assigned according to
prociency level tested at start.
1-1 personal attention
Fits into daily schedule.
On the go mobile learning.
Standardized curriculum and
Visible learning outcomes &
Learn-on-chat on student's
favourite Facebook Messenger.
Activity based learning in
Our Elaborative Approach
The core issue of poor English communication skills.
Low condence while communicating in English.
Less focus on listening and reading good English.
Lack of speaking and writing practice.
Poor vocabulary and understanding of grammar.
Why Institutes are struggling
to solve this problem?
Less room for English training in busy schedule.
Shortage of accessible and effective English
Mix of students with different English
Why are students weak at
English communication skills?
Lack of English environment around.
Neglecting English over technical subjects.
Boring methods of English teaching.
8. Our Courses
With a team of trained and professional subject matter experts, WordsMaya has pioneered in
developing courses to solve students' problems and satisfy their needs to improve communications
Students struggle to communicate in real life situations with correct
English and appropriate vocabulary. With this course, students get to
learn basics of grammar, improve their vocabulary and get intensive
speaking and writing practice. The course also trains students to use
expressions and various techniques to improve effectiveness of their
speech. Students also get activity based learning about presentations,
Master English Communication
Students face difculties in cracking the interviews. They struggle to nd
the right words to express and right attitude to impress the interviewer.
With this course, students get empowered with the knowledge of
interview etiquettes. They get intensive practice about speaking in
interviews to eliminate fumbling and hesitation. Students learn tactics to
enhance their answer to appear condently in the interviews. The course
is developed under the guidance of Mr. Atul Patil, Director of IKSC
Knowledge Bridge, having 25 years of international professional
Job Interview Skills
This course aims to make transition of the students from academic
campus to professional corporate. Students face lot of issues like
condence in their ability to perform the job, demonstrate the fact that
they understand, blend into the new environment, peer pressure, work
effectively, individually or in a team. The course provides training on the
basics of professional conduct, fundamentals of communication, making
Campus to Corporate
9. Mobile Learning platform
WordsMaya gauges students’ exact prociency levels before start of the course and at the
end of the course. Based on the pre-course assessment, every student gets personalised
tailor-made course. Post-course assessment helps in measuring effectiveness of the course.
With Digital India initiative, Govt of India has taken mobile technology by storm. WordsMaya
has developed world’s only chat based learning platform. This gives students a friendly
environment to self-learn & self-assess their learning. The platform with articial intelligence
WordsMaya’s courses are perfect blend of online mobile learning and ofine classroom
activities. During workshops every student gets chance to perform which boosts their
condence. The activity based learning methodology makes workshops interesting and
Data analytics at service. Using the precisely captured data of student’s progress, WordsMaya
generates intuitive report. The report gives a transparent picture of each student’s level,
performance, progress and improvement. The dashboard gives key metrics for the institute to
10. Benets for Institutes
The training content as well as activities
have been developed by WordsMaya's
industry experts and subject matter
experts. These resources are mapped
to industry needs and carved to justify
WordsMaya has invented various
innovative ways to give similar but
distinctive experience to each student.
WordsMaya has developed standard
operating procedure in every aspect
of the training to ensure awless and
With WordsMaya, students get trained
to the extent that the improvement
in their communication skills will
be clearly visible and transparent.
WordsMaya uses latest
mobile technologies like chat bots, AI,
machine learning etc to give a unique
experience to the students which
is compatible with all types of
internet connections. This is
scalable to any number of students.
Latest Technology Least impact on academics
WordsMaya uses a blended way
in which the learning happens through
online modules and classroom sessions
are used only for activity based learning.
This reduces the contact hours by
70% to 80% causing least impact
on academic calendar.
Benets for Students
Mobile learning at its best.
Using learn on chat method
students can learn at anytime in
the day at any place they want.
Using WordsMaya platform,
every student get personalised guidance.
The courses are also carved to the exact
need of the student.
WordsMaya’s courses are meticulously
planned that every student gets a
chance to participate during the
Practice makes man perfect.
The online course has numerous
interactive quizzes. The lessons include
various activities like role playing,
debates, speech shadowing etc.
to ensure better learning outcomes.
Quizzes and activity
Anytime during the online course,
if students face any issues or difculty
then the WordsMaya support team is
approachable to the students through
the platform. Any technical issues
occurred get resolved within few hours.
Support at ngertip
11. Savitribai Phule Pune University
(Department of Electronic Science)
Department of Electronic science is an integral part of the Pune University. It is producing
postgraduates and doctorates of excellent calibre. Pune university receives students from varied
backgrounds who have mostly studied in vernacular medium. Many times they lack condence
because of poor communication skills. They were also struggling with dissertation and thesis to
WordsMaya took elaborative approach to help students to learn effective communication skills.
WordsMaya started with a pre-course assessment test which helped to understand students’
levels and needs. A course of “Technical Writing” was specially carved for the students to satisfy
the need. The course guided students to improve their effective writing, vocabulary,
presentation skills. WordsMaya took blended model of online learning and workshop sessions
for practice. Students received lessons on their mobile phones which they could learn after their
classes or during their travel or at home via Facebook Messenger platform. These lessons helped
Indira Institute of Management, Pune
Every year IIMP intakes 240 students for its MBA stream. Despite of being very brilliant, students
were struggling to communicate well, to impress their audience, during presentations, debates,
negotiations etc. IIMP wanted to improve their quality of managers that they deliver to the
industry. WordsMaya took the challenge of onboarding 240 students at once, dividing them into
various batches as per their level, evaluating every student’s assessment, assigning every
student tailor-made course to address their issues. WordsMaya offered blend of online mobile
learning with ofine classroom sessions. IIMP students’ calendar is full of action with various
curricular, extra curricular activities. The classroom sessions were meticulously planned to have
least impact on IIMP’s academic calendar. The courses helped students to improve their
presentation skills, debates, etc. IIMP received timely progress report for each student. The
report showed visible improvement in every student. It also helped them to integrate
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“Its was great experience with wordsmaya.Wordsmaya give me the
opportunity to learn english in easy way. It had help me a lot to
build up my condence and personality.”
- Ishan Giradkar, IKSC student
“WordsMaya is denitely a platform for the any kind of people to
nurture their communication skills, English speaking skills and builds
condence. It's great learning through chat makes it unique learning
and the best use of technology. Thank you WordsMaya.”
-Ram Kiran, Now working at Zuti Engineering Solutions