10 Companies Making College Search and Choice Easier for Indian Students

10 Companies Making College Search and Choice Easier for Indian Students

India's higher education system is the third largest in the world. As of 2015, there are more than 730 universities, 38,000 colleges and 11,443 stand-alone institutions in India, as per the latest statistics from the website of UGC and India's HRD ministry.

I am sure these numbers would have increased by now. With a system so vast and way too many options, students are bound to get confused while making the decision of picking the right option for themselves.

Below down I’ve listed college search companies that will help students pursuing education in India to make the right choice.   

1) GetMyUni

This company is a global student community working as a college review portal. This education hub helps students find the apt college for themselves. With their advanced search option user can easily find the right option by mentioning discipline, degree and country they want to study in. Additionally, the platform serves as a social networking platform for aspiring students to meet, ask questions and network with existing students and alumni.

2) CollegeDunia

Search from 20,000 college in India. With this platform user can get all the information on colleges, courses and entrance exams in India. Specific information for students, interested in UG/PG/Diploma courses in all available educational streams in India that includes Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Management, Medical, Law, Agriculture, Architecture, Mass Communication, Education, Fashion Designing, Hotel Management, Dental Science and Pharmacy. Here, user can browse for the top curses & entrance exam in India. The vast number of options they provide helps students widen their options and make a better decision.

 3) CollegeBol

This platform is for students & BY STUDENTS as well. On this platform students who have experienced, get to review the colleges and courses for the convenience of those who are aspiring to do so. The website is completely dedicated to the higher education within India. Students not only get information on the colleges but also they get to read reviews by the students of that very college. No one can give as accurate an opinion on a College as students of that College themselves. And these students love helping other students make better decisions. Thus College Reviews!

4) Vondro

Vondro means winning knowledge. This platform is picking up to bring educational institutions, colleges, schools, students, & teachers together under one roof. The aim is to provide a unique experience of information and knowledge accessible to all at any time. Currently the site is accepting colleges and schools from India only. The site is working towards to become A platform connecting students and teachers, with Lot of stuff for schools and colleges to make them more cooler where Students and parents can send direct enquiries to schools without moving out of home, and a lot more...

5) StupidSid

This site not only help students in making the right decisions but also helps them to carry out that decision effectively. Students can review colleges, courses and universities and also study on the same site.

The site is classified in 2 sections:

Study Resources: Students get access to solved question papers for courses and universities specific to them for last minute prep so that they can try to boost their academic performance. They do have a vast and organized collection of university prescribes syllabus, previous question papers and oral & viva exams questions for nearly 10 universities. 

Knowledge Hub: They have largest database of engineering related information. Students who want to pursue their education in US can get all the information that can help you fly right from the GRE prep classes to your favorite university in the US. It is a complete storehouse of information on MBA, M.E/M.Tech & CAMPUS PLACEMENTS. 

All of this can be accessed anywhere anytime on your smartphone via their “STUPID SID APP”.

6) IndiaCollegeSearch

This works as a search engine for students where user can search universities, college news, entrance exams, college events, compare colleges and even write a review. IndiaCollegeSearch is the fastest growing educational website in India with over 4 lakh college searches every month. The website currently offers information about 10000+ colleges, with a strong customer base spread across the country & allows users to find colleges that match their chosen criteria.

7) BestCollegeHunt

This online portal will guide all the education seekers to find the best college that fulfill their needs. The website gives you access to the wide details of top universities, colleges, scholarships, entrance exams, events, results etc. the platform also offers a wide range of topics for students to read through, all of which will help them in their search for the perfect college or university. Users can look up to student reviews and student testimonials where you can get a personal look at the college experiences from hundreds of students. 

8) India Education

It is the largest virtual network of 48 educational portals in India covered by more than 450 domain names. The primary objective of the network is to provide instant access to the latest information and resources on every facet of education in India. User can get all the information regarding colleges, courses, and exams or can even ask an expert if further queries exist.

9) CollegeKhabar

CollegeKhabar is all about news and all related activities in various institutes across India. The platform is mainly focused on campus placements at Engineering and Business Schools. The platform provides users with everything that they might want to and need to know about institutes before deciding to take admission in to those colleges.

10) CollegeDekho

Explore top institutions, colleges and universities in India by rank, courses and specialization, facilities, location and more at CollegeDekho.com. 

CollegeDekho gives you a chance to explore the popular courses across India, at one place.

11) Shiksha.com

Shiksha.com is a one-stop-solution that makes course and college selection easy for students who wish to pursue undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses in India. The platform is a repository of reliable and authentic information for over 14,000 institutions, 40,000 plus courses and has a registered database of more than 3.5 million students. User can also get specific information for UG/PG courses in India (shiksha.com) across the most popular educational streams.

Education seekers get a personalized experience on this site, based on educational background and career interest, enabling users to make well-informed decisions. Get easy access to all the information on career choices, courses, exams, colleges, admission criteria, eligibility, fees, placement statistics, rankings, reviews, scholarships, latest updates etc as well as by interacting with other Shiksha.com users, experts, current students in colleges and alumni groups.

Make sure you flip through pages on these sites before you opt for your higher education.

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Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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