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The Future Of Edtech In India: Decoding The $10 Bn Market Opportunity

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The Future Of Edtech In India: Decoding The $10 Bn Market Opportunity

Taking into account that the pandemic has brought plenty of momentum for edtech adoption in India, the market size of edtech is estimated to grow 3.7x in the next five years in India, from $2.8 Bn (2020) to $10.4 Bn (2025).

In this report, Inc42 Plus presents a deeper analysis of the state of the Indian education market and its technocentric future with a focus on both the consumer side and the business side of the market. The report includes aspects such as the brand equity score of edtech startups, financial analysis of the top startups, details about the EBITDA-positive startups, paid userbase, and emerging new business opportunities along with the relevant market risk.

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Edtech Market Report

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Key Highlights

Among the major edtech subsectors which include— Test preparation, skill development, certification, enterprise solution and K12. Test preparation is ahead of others on the market maturity curve.

37 Mn

Paid Edtech Users By 2025

$10.4 Bn

Market Size In India By 2025

$2.9 Mn

Median Annual Revenue In FY19

$2.2 Bn

Funding Raised By Indian Edtech Startups (2014-H1 2020)

Table Of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • India’s Edtech Landscape
  • The Periodic Table Of Edtech
  • The Sub-Sector Classification
  • Sector Lifecycle: Edtech Market Size
  • The Edtech Market Size In India
  • The Edtech Opportunity: 2025
  • Sub-Sector Wise Market Outlook
  • The Rise Of Paid Edtech Userbase
  • The Edtech Investment Trends
  • Year On Year Funding Trends
  • Stage Wise Funding Overview
  • Sub-Sector Wise Classification
  • Investor Participation Over The Years
  • India’s Top Edtech Investors
  • Financial Performance Of India’s Top Edtech Startups
  • Customer Perception Analysis
  • Customer Experience Analysis
  • Challenges & Risk
  • Emerging Trends


With over 4,500 edtech startups in India, only a handful of 219 has managed to raise venture capital investment. Between 2014 to H1 2020, these 219 unique startups combined raised a total funding of $2.2 Bn across 346 funding deals. The outbreak of pandemic in India has expanded the addressable market of edtech solutions provided online education and application of technology are the only options left to deliver quality education during these tough times.

The Future Of Edtech In India: Decoding The $10 Bn Market Opportunity Report, 2020 covers both the consumer side and the business side of the Indian edtech market. This includes aspects such as— brand equity score of various edtech startups, financial analysis, list of EBITDA positive startups and the estimated number of paid users by 2025.

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