CollegeDekho Raises 2 Million $ Funding from Man Capital & Others

Jayita Ekka
Jayita EkkaPublished On: February 05, 2018
  • CollegeDekho Raises 2 Million $ Funding from Man Capital & Girnarsoft, which will be used to strengthen technology, collaborate with international colleges and marketing
  • CAF, Career Cafes & Psychometric Tests - key offerings
CollegeDekho Raises 2 Million $ Funding from Man Capital & Others

Disruptive technology start-up CollegeDekho.com, that connects students with colleges, has raised 2 million $ funding from Girnarsoft, Man Capital and a few other investors in its third round of funding. The previous two rounds of funding of 1 million $ each were also raised from Girnarsoft (in 2015) & Man Capital (in 2016) respectively.

The main offerings of Collegedekho.com include:

  • Allowing students to compare colleges and map them to the relevant course/college
  • Selecting courses and determining the cut-offs for those courses
  • Providing information on courses, colleges, exams and other career-related content

Ruchir Arora, Founder & CEO - CollegeDekho says, “This round of funding is the reiteration of the trust our investors have in our vision and a clear indication that we are on the right path to success.”

CollegeDekho’s focus will be to:

  • Strengthen its technology
  • Expand collaboration with international colleges
  • Increase marketing activities, including more offline campaigns

Since its inception in 2015, CollegeDekho has assisted approximately more than a lakh student take admission to a college of their choice, both in India & abroad, in accordance to their skill-set and interest.

CollegeDekho has helped students get admission to the best colleges in India like JECRC University – Jaipur, Amity University – Delhi NCR, Lovely Professional University – Punjab, Jagran Lakecity University – Bhopal, Hindustan University – Chennai,VELS University - Chennai, AIT – Bangalore, NSHM Knowledge Campus – Kolkata, Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Pune etc.

With a wide spectrum of courses and colleges to choose from, CollegeDekho.com assists students in their end-to-end admission process right from analyzing their skills & interests to counseling to admissions. The major highlight is their Common Application Form (CAF) platform, through which, students can choose and apply to more than 200+ colleges across India.

Collegedekho’s intuitive technology mapping has aided over 200 admissions in JECRC University - Jaipur alone. Mr. Amit Agarwal, JECRC University, Jaipur said, “We’ve found excellent partners in Collegedekho. It’s not only the quality of students but the deep
understanding of a student’s need, that sets Collegedekho team apart from its competitors.”

Nikhil Malik, Partner, ManCapital said, "The education sector is poised for further growth and we believe there remains a lot of talent in the country that can benefit from improved support. CollegeDekho strives to identify students' optimal education path so as to make a difference in the future."

In 2017, Collegedekho launched their Study Abroad services, through which they have successfully placed 50+ students globally and aim to close 300+ admissions in international colleges in 2018.

Besides this, Collegedekho.com has 5 on-ground career cafes in Patna, Ranchi, Lucknow, Guwahati & Srinagar to offer guidance to students looking to pursue higher education in India.

Amit Jain, Founder & CEO, Girnarsoft has expressed his confidence on the value-proposition of Collegedekho.com and predicts a disruptive evolution of the modern education in India with the government’s focus on digital education.

Collegedekho’s portfolio of services include:

Common Application Form (CAF)On-Ground Career Cafes
International AdmissionsCounselling Services
Psychometric Tests

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