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CollegeDunia raises Funds of $162787

Many people keep on searching abruptly in search engines for information about institutions, course fees, related things, also jobs. While searching like this, takes a whole lot of time, collegedunia enables you search everything at one website effectively and so it is basically wholly owned product of Collegedunia Web Pvt. Ltd. This is based in New Delhi. The motto of this website is to fulfill a requirement and empowering students with knowledge so that they can be able to make a wiser decision regarding their career and related things to it.


Collegedunia.com is a search engine for the students, parents, and education industry that are on the verge of going on higher education sector in India as well as abroad.  Collegedunia.com delivers you the most compact, brief and essential data on colleges and universities and one can surely rely on it. The website’s user interface is highly interactive and carries latest valid contents and with this, they strive to be the top education portal in future.

The website gives information about 15000 colleges from 3 fields i.e. Management, Medical, and Engineering and it also has plans to roll out other streams like Arts, Science & Commerce. In the coming days, their startup plans are about to cover over 30000 colleges by the end of 2014.

Latest news about Collegedunia

The latest news which caught everyone’s eye is when this Delhi based educational search engine for colleges, that is, Collegedunia raised INR 1 Cr. ($162,787) in funding round which is led by Affiliate Marketing Company 3.14 Digital. Their starting plan is to use the funding raised to build technology and content. Also as per them, the funds will be utilized in enhancing the technology, operations and for marketing, as told by Sahil Chalana, founder of Collegedunia to Techcircle.in.

While talking about aspects of Education Classifieds, Sahil Chalana Founder of Collegedunia, said “The overall Spends on Education in the Digital Marketing space exceed 500 Crore and growing at more than 30% YoY. The firm already stated NIIT Ltd, Educomp, Hughes Education, Symbiosis University, Sikkim Manipal University, and IMT Ghaziabad as its clients and was sounding very sure on it. Moreover 3.14 Digital has also said that it will incubate the company as well in it.

Well, it can be already known from its website that, though founded in May 2014, Collegedunia offers information about 700 colleges across the country and their information ranges from admission criteria and fee structure, faculty details to hostel fee. Moreover, it is been known that the company is also planning to add data on 7,000 to 8,000 colleges in six months. And in future, the website will also try to list coaching institutes, and entrance exams details.

Till now, the website has 30 employees across content, technology, call centre and sales departments and they plan to hire 40 more in the next six months. They claim to be attracting one lakh visitors per month and are hoping to increase it to millions in coming days.

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