Modern technologies are introducing tremendous transformations in the education system from distance education to cultural preservation. Digital platforms are shifting the way learning is visualized and presented, with wide-ranging implications for publication of educational content.
Start-ups are the main driving force behind this development. They have emerged as the growth engine. Young Indian minds are introducing unique ideas to resolve existing problems.
Here we are presenting the list of 5 most impressive start-ups in the education sector of India:
Unacademy is one of the most renowned names in the contemporary edtech industry it holds over 2400 online course and most of the course is free on the platforms. Unacademy is a Bangalore-based online learning marketplace; it was introduced by Hemaash Singh in 2010.
The ultimate goal of Unacademy is to provide all the education in the world for free and it has ventured into numerous fields like Banking, CA, CAPF, UPSC, CLAT, CAT, JEE, Pre-Medical and more.
- Leverage Edu
Started as a college admission platform, Leverage Edu today has grown to a full-stack marketplace in the last one year. It supports students in their careers through mentorship products, end-to-end college admissions guidance, programs to help get first-job ready, and one-to-one virtual career advisory for multiple career streams.
Leverage Edu also works to provide students with exclusive scholarships, educational loans, and help on housing, forex/VISA, and more, through multiple global partnerships.
A Mumbai-based start-up, Toppr is an online exam preparation platform for K-5 to K-12 students focused on school curriculum syllabus and entrance examinations like JEE, UPSC, NEET, SAT, etc.
It was founded by Zishaan Hayath in 2013 to offer structured courses that feature interactive video lectures, practice question sets, doubt clearing by professionals and all India test series.
- Next Education
The Hyderabad-based learning website, Next Education is the brainchild of Beas Dev Ralhan. Started in the year 2007, next Education focuses its technology-based education solutions firm on K-12. It has many leading products on its platform like TeachNext, LearnNext, MathsLab, ScienceLab and EnglishLab which are used in more than 6,000 schools across the country.
The study material and products of the site cover the syllabus and curriculum of CBSE, ICSE and 23 state boards in 8 major Indian languages.
NoPaperForms is a SAAS, i.e. Software-As-A-Service based enrolment automation solution start-up. It is focused on transforming the admission process in the educational institutions in India and abroad.
The platform supports institutions to boost their outreach capabilities, enhance recruitment efforts, expand customer service offerings and improve results. To date, NoPaperForms has grown by around 500% in a year to 100 crores when it rose its Series B funding in December of 2018 from the existing investors.
So, these are the top start-ups in the Indian education system. These start-ups have not only been instrumental in working for a societal transformation which has depend the roots and reach of education across the country but has also played an essential role in terms of contribution to the overall economy.