Frequently Asked Questions


What is the purpose of the survey?

The objective of the survey is to understand the students' listening comprehension level in the language English through a given audiobook.

How can I take the survey?

After listening to the book, visit and click on the "Take A Survey" button under the name of your book. Step by step guide.

How much do we pay for the survey?

There are no monetary transaction for completing the survey. It is purely voluntary as it helps us to analyse real time skills gaps and try and find a solution to fix them.

Who will evaluate the survey?

The survey is evaluted by an expert team.

Do we need to purchase these audio books?

We do not recommend you to purchase any books listed with us. Yes, to get the audiobook you need to use the free trial option.

How long will the survey take?

It depends on the students ability to understand the narative. However it is designed to be completed in 20 mins.

Can I do the survey without purchasing a free trial?

Yes, you can participate in the survey without availaing a free trial provided you have their paid memebership. We would recommend you get a freetrial as there are audiobooks that you might have to buy which are higher in cost. To avoid the same you might want to use the freetrial to get a credit which can be used to buy an audio book.

What is the final day of submission?

There is no dead line as such. But we would appreciate if you could finish with in 2-3 days from the time the process is initiated to help us operately smoothly.

Will I get a participation Certificate?

Yes, the student will get a participation certificate.

Is it necessary to be a part of the group call?

To help you understand the process correctly we would highly recommend you to be a part of the group call.

Can I choose not to participate in this survey?

We would encourage you to take part in the survey as we strongly believe that your contribution will help a lot of other children in a big way. Also you (student) will get an experience being a part of a research.

How will I know my performance in the survey?

The report at a school level will be shared with the School Point of Contact and the Head of the Institute.

Will you help us by telling us our areas of improvement?

As this is just a survey it is not possible and also isn't appropriate to share areas of improvement. However, we would conduct an Evaluation post our analysis.

Audio Books

How many books do we have to purchase?

You need to get only one book which is available to you in your free trail. You get one credit which could be used for the same.

How do I make the payment?

You need not pay anything.
Yes, you avail the 30-day free trial and at that time you will be asked to enter you credit or debit card information.
Step by step guide.

How do I purchase the membership?

You can click on the link. Please note that continuing after 30-day trial is completely upon your interest. Link to 30 Day Free Trial ( Link)

Method of payment?

There are no monetary transaction for completing the survey. Howeve, while getting book of your choice you need to use the 30-day free trial where you will be asked to enter your Credit or Debit cards details. All credit cards are accepted, but when it comes to debit cards they accept only Kotak, ICICI & Citi Bank Cards.

How do I cancel my "free membership"?

Please use the cancellation link to cancel your membership. Ensure you do this on a computer and not on a "mobile phone". Membership Cancellation Link

How do I get a 30-day free trial is I do not have a Credit Card?

You could use your Kotak, ICICI or Citi Bank debit cards.

How do I get a 30-day free trial is I do not have a Kotak, ICICI or Citi Bank Debit card?

If you do not have Kotak, ICICI or Citi Bank debit cards then we recommend you to contact the Shool Point of Contact (SPoC) for further help.


What is the gain for the students?

The student would experinece an audio book along with it they will have an experience of giving a listening test.

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Why are only school students in the survey?

We know there is a need to upskill children at an early age but it is very important to know if they really need training, constant checks like tests or if teaching could help. Above all we also need to understand where the skill gap really is.

Why should I use Amazon's AudioBooks?

Amazon has the history of selling books through their website, Kindle (paperless) & now on audio. We think relying on a reputed brand is better choice.

Can I use any existing audiobooks?

We would encourage you to take a survey using the Amazon's audiobook as we have listened to these books entirely before shortlisting them for the Comprehensive Listening Survey.

What do I do if I have any other questions?

If you have any questions associated with the Comprehensive Listening Survey then please contact the School Point of Contact (SPoC).