CollegeDekho Launches India’s First Higher Education Trends Report - 'HEART'

Lam Vijaykanth

Updated On: June 21, 2024 10:29 pm IST

CollegeDekho has launched its inaugural HEART (Higher Education Analytics and Regional Trends) Report for 2024, which underlines students' preferences of courses and their shift over along with the impact of higher education in India. 
CollegeDekho Introduces India’s First Higher Education Trends Report:CollegeDekho Introduces India’s First Higher Education Trends Report:

New Delhi, India: CollegeDekho, a leading edu - tech platform, has launched its inaugural Higher Education Trends Report known as  “Education Analytics and Regional Trends - HEART"  today June 19, 2024. This comprehensive report aims to provide insights into the evolving landscape of higher education, drawing from top-notch sources such as the All India Survey on Higher Education. (AISHE) and Deloitte, among others. The HEART report which has been published covers the last three years trends in Higher Education in India.

The Inaugural edition of CollegeDekho’s “HEART Report 2024” indicates that; 'Education' is the top searched stream in India. Digital access is driving career orientation, with students preferring courses other than commerce and humanities and pursuing BTech and MBA degrees. Computer Science courses are the most sought-after courses and have great demand for tech professionals in this present era. Scroll down to read more about HEART.

Key Highlights of the Report

CollegeDekho’s HEART report offers a detailed analysis of student preferences, enrollment patterns, and career outcomes, providing a robust framework for understanding current and future shifts in the education sector. The following are the key highlights of the report.

Top 5 Universities Based on Searches: The following are the top universities based on search results;  Indira Gandhi National Open University, Vardhman Mahaveer Open University, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, University of Rajasthan and Calicut University

Top 5 Colleges Based on Highest Search Volume: IIT Bombay, AP Vishakapatnam, AIIMS Delhi, BITS Pilani, and IIT Delhi are the top 5 colleges based on the searches.

Top 3 States with College Availability: Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Top Private Colleges For Digitally Enabled Enrollment: According to the HEART report by CollegeDekho, the top private institutions which enabled digital enrollment for higher education for aspiring students are Sandip University, Chandigarh University, JECRC University, DPG Degree College, Chandigarh Group Of Colleges Landran, Lovely Professional University, CV Raman Global University Bhubaneswar, Renaissance University, Indus University, Mohan Babu University, Oriental University, Dr M.G.R. Educational And Research Institute, SAGE Univesity, Chandigarh Group of Colleges Jhanjeri and Parul University.

Population Vs CollegeDensity: Approximately, India has 175 million population aged between 18 to 23 but India has 54k colleges and universities. As per the HEART report, Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of colleges, while Karnataka offers better college options when compared with Uttar Pradesh.  States that offer the least number of college options are Delhi and Bihar.

Top Searched Stream: According to the CollegeDekho HEART report, the streams which had great search volume are Education, Science and Engineering. Among the top three streams which received the highest enrollment are Arts, Science and Commerce. HERAR report also states that Engineering, Management and Science are the top three streams for the digitally enabled enrollments.

Beneficiaries of the Report

  1. Students: By going through and HEART Report, and understanding emerging trends and future demands, students can make informed decisions about their higher education choices, aligning their studies with the needs of the market.
  2. Parents: The report serves as a valuable eye-opener for parents to guide their children through higher education choices, ensuring they are well-prepared for future opportunities.
  3. Educational Institutions: Colleges and universities can utilize this report to offer their programs and strategies, and stay ahead of the curve in a competitive education market.
You can also view the full report through this link - CollegeDekho HEART Report

About CollegeDekho

CollegeDekho has established itself as a key player in the education technology space, connecting students with institutions and providing a range of services to facilitate higher education planning and admissions. This successful edu tech was founded by Ruchir Arora (CEO & Co-Founder), Rohit Saha (Co-Founder) and Saurabh Jain (Co-Founder) in 2016, and today it has grown to be the most preferred destination for students to get guidance to reach the right college and for colleges to teach them better.

Collegedekho helps students with valuable insights and enables them to make well-informed decisions regarding colleges, courses, and career options.
CollegeDekho’s “Assured” offering helps Universities and Colleges to offer future-skill-oriented degrees thereby enhancing the student’s overall learning experience and equipping them with the necessary skills to thrive in the job market thereby reducing graduate unemployability in India. CollegeDekho offers its counselling services to over 12 million students, making sure that they receive ample information and guidance to make informed decisions about their future educational endeavours. CollegeDekho has supported the enrollment of over 200,000 students and has a track record of achievement. The launch of this Higher Education Trends Report underscores CollegeDekho's commitment to empowering stakeholders with valuable insights and data-driven guidance.

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