The education landscape has changed tremendously with increased technology that promotes ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking and innovation. The Sector is witnessing dynamic growth due to much needed technological advancements.
The best thing about EdTech is that it has helped make quality education affordable for the general populace. Advancements in EdTech are bridging the education and skill gap, thereby enabling more practical application-oriented learning, rather than simply theoretical.
Meanwhile, the Nasscom report estimates that the demand for advanced technology skills will be 20 times higher than the supply by 2025. Taking this big opportunity into consideration, many EdTech companies are trying to capture a bigger share of the global education market for India and position the nation as a Global Talent Hub.
Let’s take a look at some of the renowned Edtech companies of India:
Edureka is one of the top edtech platforms that provides comprehensive courses in various subjects such as Big Data & Analytics, Cloud Computing, Programming, Application Development, and other trending technologies. Edureka has the highest course completion rate in the industry. It is a family of fun and ambitious people with a desire to impart education. The Co-Founder & CEO of the company, Lovleen Bhatia is responsible for creating and implementing the vision and mission of the company.
Edurupt is a leading edtech company incepted with an aim to make a hybrid educational system, where along with digital education, students get the chance to interact with peers and educators. Edurupt’s digital modules include video lectures with powerful animations, and online exercises & quizzes. The hybrid model ensures that concepts are covered in a flexible digital format. Jaison Abey Sabu is the mind behind Edurupt. He has over 15+ years of experience leading distributed, multicultural & cross-functional teams in software and technology companies based out of India, the US, and Europe.
Incepted with the motto of “Education For Everyone And Everyone With Education”, IIPE India (Institute for Industrial Performance & Engagement) is one of the leading names in the EdTech industry. IIPE India proposes 250+ programmes, covering Open House Programmes, Certification Programmes and Specialized Training Programmes. IIPE India is a worldwide forerunner in Lean Six Sigma and Analytics related programmes. The company is led by a visionary leader, Sumit Shandilya.
Incorporated in 2018, iJaipuria is one of the emerging online platforms backed by the Jaipuria group that has been at the forefront of education in India. iJaipuria offers skilled courses that change the world of work. The courses are designed for working professionals, to help them make successful transitions in their careers. iJaipuria consists of a team of renowned and seasoned domain experts clubbed with young, exuberant, and dedicated professionals working together to design and create skill-based courses that are industry-relevant and accessible to all irrespective of the profession. The team is led by the visionary and strategic leader Arpit Mehrotra, DGM – Online Business.
Infinity Learn is a protege of Sri Chaitanya in the Edtech space. It was started with an aim to completely transform the digital learning landscape. Driven by a digital-first approach and led by the industry’s best digital talent, Infinity Learn is on a mission to impact every learner’s life. With over 36 years of experience in the education domain and highly versatile leaders, the platform understands the needs of every child and how to bring their dream to reality. Ujjwal Singh, the CEO of the company comes with 22 years of experience in the education domain and heads the company.
LEAPS by Analyttica (A Data Analytics & AI solutions company) is a highly focused EdTech platform in the fields of Data Science, Analytics, Machine Learning, and AI. It is an innovative experiential data science platform built on the patented ‘Learn, Apply, and Solve’ Framework. With more than 200 thousand global users since its launch and continuous addition every day, LEAPS has proven to have strong adoption across Enterprises, Individuals, and Universities. Rajeev Baphna is the brain behind Analyttica and its flagship product, LEAPS. He has built global analytical centres working across 25+ countries.
Lex Familia India is an EdTech company that educates lawyers to make practical changes in the legal fraternity. The thought behind Lex Familia India is to educate lawyers with a more practical approach that is applicable to their legal careers. It offers ‘best-in-class’ services to its learners so that they can easily understand the concept. The focus of the company is on the practical approach to learning rather than the conventional approach which only provides theoretical knowledge. Lex Familia India is founded by two Visionary Leaders, Narayan Kedia and Saswat Mohanty.
Incepted in 2014, Testbook is India’s best-in-class personalized learning and assessment platform for jobs in public and private sectors with a current user base of 27 million and more than 15,00,000 active paid subscribers. Testbook has successfully built an App and Web-based platform with 2.7 crores registered users which provides complete job preparation to fresh job seekers who want to get employed with the government or private organizations. Ashutosh Kumar is the Co-Founder & CEO of the company with a demonstrated history of working in the e-learning industry.
One of India’s leading after-school learning app, Toppr is on a mission to make learning personalised. It consists of an extremely passionate team of engineers, educators and designers making consistent strides in product innovation to enhance the experience of the users. It helps students prepare for various schools, boards, and competitive exams. The Founder and CEO of the company, Zishaan Hayath, is responsible for the smooth functioning and overall operations of the company.
Incepted by Ronnie Screwvala, Mayank Kumar & Phalgun Kompalli in 2015, upGrad is one of the very few integrated LifeLongLearning tech companies in the world, spanning a learner base from college students to working professionals within the age group of 18 – 50 years, and adding value across the board. The platform is actively changing the lives of millions of learners for the better by “Powering career success for every member of the global workforce as their trusted LifeLongLearning partner”. Mayank Kumar is the Co-Founder & MD of the company with 10 years of operations, investment, and consulting experience in the education sector in India.