Shiksha.com

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Shiksha.com
shiksha.com Logo
Web address www.shiksha.com
Slogan "Stop Following. Start Exploring."
Commercial? Yes
Type of site
Online Education Portal
Registration Not Required
Available in English
Owner Info Edge India Ltd
Launched May, 2008
Alexa rank
Increase 433 (May 2015)[1]
Current status Active

Shiksha.com is an online education classifieds business of Info Edge India. This is a marketplace which connects the education seekers with the education providers.

Overview[edit]

Students wishing to pursue higher education in India and abroad can find information on educational institutes, programs, scholarships and admission notifications. The website features a list of colleges for post graduate programs. It also includes undergraduate programs and vocational courses providing professional degrees or certificates. In addition, Shiksha.com has a study abroad section.

History and Milestones[edit]

  • The website was launched on May 2008[2]
  • In Jan 2012, Common application form was launched.[3] Students applied to various B-schools in India through this standardized application form.
  • In February 2014, Campus connect Program launched[4] to identify problems of B-school aspirants and helped find answers to queries such as placements, fees, tie-ups.
  • In May 2014, Shiksha.com started counseling sessions for management studies aspirants[5] using Whatsapp. Information on various students queries such as admission process, placements etc. were answered by Shiksha Campus Rep from well-known Indian B-schools like KJ Somaniya Institute of Management and Wellingkar Institute of Management.
  • In June 2014, Alumni Employment Stats tool was launched.[6] This tool helped students to decide which B-school to select after comparing salaries earned by the alumnus.
  • In September 2014, a survey[7] was conducted to identify students’ preferences while deciding the college. Over 2500 students from various streams like Engineering, Hospitality, Management, Design and Media participated in this survey.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. Official Site