Top 15 Edu Tech Startups in India 2018

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With lack of initiative in education by Indian Government, Edtech startups are changing the face of education in India. In last two to three years, a lot of startups have come up in this space and each one of these startups offering student innovative and engaging ways to learn.

Edu-tech startups in India are helping students at each phase of their journey be its online courses in various fields, career advice, and preparation for competitive examinations. These startups are merging education with Virtual Reality to change how education is perceived in India. So here is the list top 15 Edu-Tech Startups in India in no particular order.

15 Best Edu Tech Startups in India

#1 Byju’s

Byju is an e-learning startup in India founded in 2015 by Think and Learn Pvt Ltd. keeping the focus on primary and secondary school education in India. It was founded by Byju Raveendran who himself was a teacher for various competitive exams. Byju app has more 3 lakh annual paid subscriber. Byju’s objective is to make learning easy for the student and every student should love learning and get addicted to learning.

#2 Collegedekho

College Dekho is an Ed-tech startup which provides a new age college search portal that allows students to explore educational courses and colleges across India. Founded by Ruchir Arora in 2010 CollegeDekho is a Student’s Partner to search, apply, prepare and even save names of colleges for later use.

#3 Online Tyari

OnlineTyari.com is India’s premier web and mobile app platform to provide a complete solution for online preparation for different competitive exams. The startup is partnered with best of the coaching institutes, independent tutors, and publishers to provide authentic and contemporary material for exam preparation. The startup is founded by Vipin Aggarwal and Bhola Meena and the App has been downloaded by more than 10 lakh people so far which provides practice test/ mock test, E-books, Current Affair and general knowledge.

#4 Meritnation

This Edu tech startup from Delhi is the division of Applect Learning Systems that caters to the learning needs of students for classes IV-XII from CBSE, ICSE, and leading state boards. Founded by Pavan Chauhan Meritnation high-quality study material & tests to Proficiency Tests & Olympiad Packs for specific exam requirements.

#5 Imarticus Learning

Headquartered in Mumbai, Imarticus Learning is a professional education institute focused on bridging the gap between industry & academia by offering certified industry-endorsed courses in Financial Services, Business Analysis, Business Analytics & Wealth Management through classroom and online programs. Imarticus has delivery capabilities pan India with dedicated centers at Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, and Coimbatore.

#6 Edukart

EduKart is India’s leading education marketplace, offering education seekers a platform to choose and enroll from 2000+ courses in degree, diploma, certificate, entrance coaching and K12 categories. Founded in 2011 by Ishan Gupta and Mayank Gupta the startup is helping students and professionals to enhance their skills through certification programs.

#7 CueMath

CueMath provides a complete program that has been designed to build a strong math foundation in children by sharpening their knowledge of concepts, aptitude and reasoning skills. Headquartered in Bangalore the startup has 2500+ centers teaching more than 20,000 students across 80+ cities in India.

#8 Simplilearn

Simplilearn is one of the leading certification training providers. The company is based in San Francisco, California and Bangalore, India and provides online professional courses in disciplines such as Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Project Management, Digital Marketing, and Data Science.

#9 Toppr

Toppr is one of the leading ed-tech startups in India. Their vision is to effectively personalise education using technology. The platform caters to the individual learning styles of candidates preparing for various school and board examinations, olympiads, and scholarship tests.

#10 Unacademy

Headquartered in Bangalore Unacademy aims to be the world’s largest online knowledge repository for multi-lingual education. The startup’s objective is to partner with the brightest minds and create lessons on every possible topic in multiple languages so the whole world can benefit from them. Founded in 2015 Unacademy uses technology to empower great educators and create a community of self-learners.

#11 Upgrad

Ronnie Screwvala, the media magnate started Upgrad in July 2015. The startup has been successful to catch up very fast with the emerging edu tech space in India. UpGrad empowers professionals to reach their full potential through industry-relevant online programs delivered in the most engaging learning environment.

#12 Zeroinfy

Based in Kolkata, Zeroinfy allows students buy course videos prepared by teachers. It also encourages peer-to-peer learning where students can share their personal notes via the platform. It offers courses like CA, CS, CFA, UPSC and IIT-JEE.

#13 IndigoLearn 

Hyderabad-based finance and accounting focused edu tech startup IndigoLearn is the premier education destination catering to the needs of aspiring students of the CA community. Founded last year IndigoLearn attempting to combine quality content with the best e-learning and technological tools that will enable students to learn real quick and real smart.

#14 GigIndia 

GigIndia is India’s Largest Student Network, is a platform exclusively curated for the interaction of various companies/industries and the student community. Bridging the gap between the two, GigIndia aims at increasing the employability in India and in turn, enhancing the overall productivity and efficiency of an organization.

#15 Talentedge.in

Talentedge is an Ed-Tech startup which is changing the way India learns. It is the first startup to bring ‘Live & Interactive’ anywhere learning in digital format. Talentedge offers courses jointly with world-leading institutes and corporates. They also enable working professionals to plan their future course of action and fast track their careers.