Indian education system has always been under surveillance, not because of its importance in shaping the future of the company but also over the constant concerns regarding the outdated syllabus, lack of skilled teachers and emphasis on theoretical education instead of practical learning. However, on the other hand, India is also home to institutes like Indian Institute of Management (IIM), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and many more which have made a spot for itself across the globe. Even though classroom-based learning still comprises of archaic methods, the education industry is readily embracing technology at a rate faster than ever before.
With every aspect of our lives being dominated by technology, internet and connected devices, education industry is slowly yet steadily drifting towards the tech domain doesn't come as a surprise. Today, a three-year-old watches and learns from cartoons and rhymes played over smartphones or tablets. Interactive videos with educational features are picking fame amongst students. Smart assistants like Alexa and Google Home are also adding a cherry to the cake by bridging the gap. This flexible yet effective nature of imparting knowledge is making learning interesting and engaging at the same time.
Today, over 3500 startups in India are catering to more than 37,204 colleges and more than 789 universities, creating content and delivering knowledge in various formats. With a young nation as India, the edutech industry sure has a promising future that has a lot to offer. In this issue of Higher Education Review magazine, we have showcased a list of '10 Most Promising Edutech Companies in India - 2019' - a carefully crafted list of companies which are transforming the education domain with their unique edutech solutions. On the cover page, we have featured Schoolguru Eduserve a firm which was established with a vision to revolutionize the way education is delivered to higher education students across India. Hope this feature helps you in your future endeavors and we achieve our mission.
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