About Us

Welcome to CollegeSearch.in

We are the country's largest education platform used by over 3 million students and 5000 colleges. The company's award-winning algorithm sorts colleges on a variety of quantitative and qualitative factors including SmartQuotient (TM) to provide a student with the most relevant results. The portal also allows users to compare colleges and get access to alumni reviews.

Over the past year, a total of 250,000 college applications were processed via the platform across the country. The company’s clients include colleges and universities in 16 states across India with annual revenue growth of over 150% year on year.

Awards

In 2014, IndiaCollegeSearch became the first Indian company in the education space to be awarded the prestigious Top 100 Fast Growing Companies in Asia award by Red Herring, following other Indian companies like Naukri, Makemytrip (both 2006) and Snapdeal (2011).

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Economic Times is India's #1 business daily. On December 29, 2014 ET recognized the 15 hottest Indian startups going into 2015. The award was based on growth, market-share and the potential to disrupt their respective industries in the coming 12 months.

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Our Vision

Simplifying College Selection & Admission in India

India has the largest number of colleges and universities, 30K vs 4k in China & 7K in US.

India has over 300+ entrance examinations for students versus 1-3 exams around the globe.

India has the most complex admission procedures with physical forms, documents & DDs.

CollegeSearch aims to make college selection & admission simple by connecting students with colleges.

Meet The Team

Anirudh Motwani
Founder & CEO

Anirudh worked at Tech Mahindra, Digital Satellite (UAE) and Cvent before founding CollegeSearch in 2010. As Product Consultant at Cvent he was responsible for clients such as Walmart, Tata and Ferrari and was trained clients and employees in both US and India offices....Read More

Studied From

BITS Pilani

Parul Bansal
Co-founder & CFO

Parul worked at NTPC Treasury and Aditya Birla Moneywhere she helped streamline the PSU’s investments and borrowing before joining CollegeSearch in 2011. She signed on the first few customers at CollegeSearch before institutionalizing the process...Read More

Studied From

IBS Gurgaon

Abhinav Mishra
General Manager (North & Central India)

Abhinav has close to 10 years of experience in leading dotcom sales and business development, with stints at IndiaMart, Shine.com and HTCampus before joining CollegeSearch in 2013 Leading from the front, he has set several records at CollegeSearch including...Read More

Studied From

ISME, Bangalore

Bharat Madan
Product Manager

Bharat graduated from IP University before doing his post grad in software engineering from the University of York, UK. After joining CollegeSearch in 2013, he has overseen the development and launch of several core projects like Reviews and Exams along ...Read More

Studied From

IP University

Urmila Pokhriyal
Content Manager

Urmila joined CollegeSearch in 2013 and has grown the research and content vertical organically over the years Having overseen the manual addition of information on over 10,000 colleges and universities, she led the shift to a more automated process in 2015 which has ...Read More

Studied From

ABESIT, Ghaziabad

Meet The Board Members

Anupam Mittal

Board Member

Anupam Mittal is the founder and CEO of People Group which owns businesses such as Shaadi.com, the world's most successful matrimonial site, Makaan.com, Mauj Mobile and People Pictures. It is estimated that the shaadi.com matrimonial website has resulted in about 2 million marriages around the world.

Vikram Kant Upadhyaya

Board Member

Vikram is an angel investor, venture capitalist and founder of the GHV Accelerator. A technocrat and serial entrepreneur, Vikram holds 14 years of Indo-Japan Market Experience and has been instrumental for some of the Fortune 500 Japanese companies’ India market entry.

Varun Khurana

Board Member

Varun was the co-founder and CEO of Wirkle Technologies which was acquired by LocationLabs USA, a silicon valley company that specialises in location based mobile products. He started his career in silicon valley working with NetApp and leading engineering teams to deliver cutting edge software products after graduating from IIT Delhi.

Parul Bansal

Board Member

Parul worked at NTPC Treasury and Aditya Birla Money where she helped streamline the PSU's investments and borrowing before joining CollegeSearch in 2011. She signed on the first few customers at CollegeSearch before institutionalizing the process and building the Sales, Client Services and Finance teams from scratch. She led the company to become cash positive in 2016 and profitable in FY17.

Anirudh Motwani

Board Member

Anirudh worked at Tech Mahindra, Digital Satellite (UAE) and Cvent before founding CollegeSearch in 2010. As Product Consultant at Cvent he was responsible for clients such as Walmart, Tata and Ferrari and was trained clients and employees in both US and India offices. In 2013 he was chosen by ET Now as one of 27 entrepreneurs disrupting their respective industries in India and he pitched individual investors and seed funds to raise INR 20 million equity in funding the same year.

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Our Investors

Indian Angel Network

Ajit K Motwani

Mukul Jain

Rajnish Kohli