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India is one of the pioneers in the global education industry and sports one of the largest higher education networks with world class educational infrastructure and institutes. With an estimated population of approximately 500 million primarily under the 5 to 24 years age group, the country poses as a world class platform for major players in the education industry to invest and flourish. In 2018, the country registered a total of 39,050 and 903 colleges and universities respectively. Additionally, approximately 36.64 million students were enrolled in different institutions for pursuing higher education in 2018.
The Indian education industry was estimated at USD91.7 billion in 2018. India higher education market is expected to grow at a steady CAGR during the forecast period. Growing demand from the population and increasing FDI in the education sector are the key factors driving the India higher education market. Additionally, supportive government policies such as the National Accreditation Regulatory Authority Bill for Higher Education, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, among others are further expected to drive the market during forecast period.
The India higher education market is segmented based on type, affiliation, courses offered, mode of education, gender and region. Based on mode of education, the market can be categorized into regular, part-time, distance and others. The regular mode of education dominates the higher education market in India since the regular college degrees have their own recognition and are accepted worldwide. Additionally, students can opt for many different types of courses which are generally not available in any kind of correspondence or distance or online courses.
Years considered for this report:
Historical Years: 2015-2018
Base Year: 2019
Estimated Year: 2020
Forecast Period: 2021–2025
Objective of the
- To analyze and forecast the market size of India
higher education market.
- To classify and forecast India higher
education market based on type, affiliation, courses offered, mode of education,
gender and regional distribution.
- To identify drivers and challenges for India higher
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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive
secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list
of renowned government/public universities and private colleges in India.
Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the
identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired
about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include
the other stakeholders which could not be identified due to the limitations of
secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the number of universities,
segmentation by type of universities, and regional presence of all major universities
across the country.
TechSci Research calculated the market size of India higher education market using a bottom-up approach, wherein number of colleges and their
volume share data for type were recorded and forecast for the future years.
TechSci Research sourced these volumes from the industry experts and externally
validated through analyzing historical data of respective ministries and
associations to arrive at the overall market size. Various secondary sources
such as secondary source directories, databases such as Ministry of Human
Resource Development, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation,
World Bank, industry magazines, government databases, news dailies, credible
paid databases, proprietary database, white papers and investor presentations were
also studied by TechSci Research.
Key Target Audience:
- Colleges, Universities,
Deemed Universities and other stakeholders
- Government bodies such as
regulating authorities and policy makers
- Organizations, forums and
alliances related to higher education
- Market research and
The study is useful in providing answers
to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders
such as colleges, universities, deemed universities, etc., besides allowing
them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.
In this report, India higher
education market has been segmented into following categories, in addition
to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
- Market, By Type:
- Central Universities
- State Universities
- State Private Universities
- Autonomous Colleges
- Institutes of National Importance
- Market, By Affiliation:
- University/University Level Institutions
- Colleges/Institutions -
affiliated/recognized with University
- Standalone Institutions - not
affiliated/recognized with University
- Market, By Courses Offered:
By Mode of Education:
Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major
companies present in India higher education market.
With the given market data, TechSci
Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The
following customization options are available for the report:
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- Detailed analysis and
profiling of additional market players (up to five).