Breaking barriers, 20K get admissions via College Dekho

Breaking barriers, 20K get admissions via College Dekho

Tech-enabled counselling helps five lakh students

Armed with $8 million funding, Edtech startup CollegeDekho is vigoursly marching ahead.

MUMBAI, Aug 10 (The CONNECT) - CollegeDekho, India’s largest higher education premium counselling-admissions service provider, said it hashelped more than 20K students get admissions across 600 colleges across India, thus marching toward its objective of enabling students with the right education.

In a country where choice of higher education is primarily dependent on pre-conceived notions, CollegeDekho is breaking the barriers of a predominantly archaic concept. Matching a student’s academic background with his/her career aspirations, CollegeDekho is revolutionizing students' choice of higher education in India through its proprietary tech enabled student counselling. CollegeDekho has counselled over four million students in just six years of its inception using advanced data sciences & technology to help students achieve their ideal career goal.  With India’s EdTech expenditure expected to reach $10 trillion by 2030, CollegeDekho’s services could not be timelier.

Addressing the inherent confusion of students choosing the best-fit college, CollegeDekho offers customised counselling & admission services for every student, depending on their academic record, & career aspirations and budget.

CollegeDekho's AI-powered chatbot facilitates students make an informed decision about course and career and has handled two million queries as of 2020. CollegeDekho also has India’s largest Common Admission Form (CAF) Platform (serviced half a million applications), which enables students to apply to multiple colleges with a single click. CollegeDekho also offers end-to-end admission services to Study Abroad including coaching for exams, application guidance and premium admission services and assistance with travel & Visa. The Study Abroad service has already helped thousands of students take admission in top universities in the USA, UK, Canada, Europe etc.

Ruchir Arora, Co-Founder and CEO, CollegeDekho said, “Surge in student queries and engagement on our platform confirm that we are moving in the right direction in our efforts to help students make informed choices. We continue to add advanced technology and partners to create a more holistic ecosystem that can address students’ higher education needs in India or abroad. This means that the impact that CollegeDekho creates will be touching everyone operating along the periphery of the education space. We are in exciting times and are proud of the fact that we are creating positive ripple effects for the entire India Ed-Tech space.”

CollegeDekho was founded under the aegis of Girnarsoft Education Services Pvt Ltd. to institutionalize students’ counseling in India. Between its inception in 2015 and 2021, CollegeDekho has counselled over two million students. CollegeDekho’s objective is to facilitate student admission to colleges and universities across all streams and degrees. CollegeDekho has 36K+ unique colleges listed on its website and offers latest information on admissions, entrance tests, infrastructure, courses, and careers.

CollegeDekho’s customized student outreach programme is in sync with the student needs of today and has garnered students from across the globe. CollegeDekho has assisted them with counseling and admission services to help them take admission in the right college suitable to their academic background, skill set & potential.

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