India, Feb. 16 -- Unacademy has announced the acquisition of Bengaluru-based professional networking and recruitment platform TapChief to launch Unacademy Pro, which would be the company's vertical for higher education, career guidance and placements.

The company announced in a press statement that Unacademy will acquire a majority stake in TapChief, with the latter's existing investors exiting the company. Post the acquisition, TapChief will join the Unacademy Group with a valuation of INR 100 Cr.

Unacademy Group CEO Gaurav Munjal tweeted that Unacademy Pro would solve the two major problem with colleges revolving around employability of students. "They are not preparing students to be great at the jobs they'll end up doing post colleg...