Top Edtech Startups/Companies in India


The Indian education industry is developing very fast! Education in India now become easily accessible by following the advantages of Online Education system.

India’s Education system will definitely take a new look in the next 5 Years. Many ed-tech startups have launched and growing in India at the quick phase. After the initiative of the government in the education sector, online education is also increasing in India. After getting millions of funding now these Startups like BYJU’s and Khan Academy are focusing on different key loops in the Indian education sector.


The industry is growing at a rate of more than 55%

Different platforms provide different services like Online courses, Carrer consultancy, Exam preparation, Job preparation and many more. After getting feedbacks from users, we have selected 5 best Ed-tech startups in India.

Top Ed-Tech Startups/ Companies in India

Here is the list of 5 Top Ed-Tech Startups.


Byju's the learning app

BYJU’S The Learning App has become India’s biggest platform for online education. The app provides online coaching in plenty of sectors like  IIT-JEE, GMAT, GRE, CAT, UPSC, Medical and Engineering and also provides different courses for the students of Class 6th to 12th. The organisation adopted many talented teachers from around the world to enrich the platform’s growth. The students are also satisfied with the course content and the teachers who teach them via online platforms, the platform is working on day-to-day reports for student performance growth. Recently BYJU’S has launched its another platform for kids named BYJU’S Disney for the age of 3+.

Byju's Disney kids

BYJU’S was launched in 2011 by Byju Raveendran, it’s a Banglore-based organisation who works with its all subsidiaries across India.

The app has also facilitated with so many precious awards around the World like CRISIL Emerging India Award and many other. The app is available for both Android and iOS.

2. Unacademy

Unacademy online learning

Unacademy is also a startup established in Banglore. It was initiated by Hemaash Singh in 2011. The story of this platform starts with a well-growing youtube channel, Heemansh starts Unacademy via youtube channel later he focused on the ed-tech industry and then he starts Unacademy website where the team provides more than 2000+ courses in almost all category.

They launch courses in different categories like CA, Banking, CLAT, CAT, CAPF, UPSC, JEE, Medical. The courses are both free and paid but most of them are free to the user but if the user needs the certification then they must pay some fees.

The special features on which the system focuses is Video lectures, which are available in different languages. It also empower the talented educators to register their courses on the platform. The teachers are from well-known teaching hubs, who focuses on student growth prospects. You can access the growth by your Android or iOS devices.

Hemaansh gives born to this platform in 2015 when he first decided to switch from his Youtube channel. Unacademy has raised more than $80M funding over the years, now the trend of education is in the hands of all these ed-tech startups.

3. UpGrad

Upgrad online learning

UpGrad was founded in 2015 when the grade of this ed-tech sector is increasing gradually, it is a Mumbai based startup. UpGrad has provided all well-designed courses around the country. The educators scattered around the world, can easily teach the students who wanted to get education which earlier was definitely not possible without these online services.

The startup was developed by Ronnie Screwvala, Phalgun Kompalli, Ravijot Chugh, Mayank Kumar in 2015. The core focus of these owners is to reduce the efforts of the desired student to reach across the world for getting education. The courses provided here are all professionals, it focuses on developing an entrepreneur to making a digital marketing expert.

4. Vedantu

veedantu online learningVedantu is an online tutoring platform which was established in 2011 by Saurabh Saxena, Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain, Anand Prakash, it is basically a Banglore based company.

Vedantu provides services like live online tutorials to the students of class 4th to 12th, It also gives tutorials according to boards like CBSE  and ICSE. The students can directly contact to the teacher using this platform.

The company has discovered a technology called WAVE (Whiteboard Audio Video Environment) which leads to getting more advanced results which are generally not possible with general techniques.

5. Khan Academy

khan academy free online courses

One of the popular and best source for online study is Khan Academy, the organisation was developed by the great American educator and mathematician Salman khan.

Khan Academy is a non-profit base for the sake of students across India. The courses provided are available in English and many other supporting languages. The owner of this website is always focused on the betterment of students.

khan academy free online courses

Mr Khan has developed this organisation in 2008, the courses provided here are of many different categories like Maths, Science, Computing, Arts, Economics and many others for the students of 1st to 12th. The students can easily track their performance reports by using the platform, here you can also take participate in many practice exercise for increasing your practical knowledge towards the subjects.

According to Youtube, the channel has viewed more than 1.7B times over the years.


After reporting from many platforms, I have confirmed about the growth of this ed-tech sector in recent years. These platforms are all set to innovate Online learning. These apps are ready to give a fly to the students. Some parts in India are still weak but as time has changed and definitely these apps will make education better in country.

Keep dreaming and fulfilling it by taking the initiative with the consultancy and proper education from these sources.


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