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Awards we won

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Best Education Platform
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Indian Education Awards
2018
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Best Educational Website Award
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IAMAI Awards
2017
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Best in Education Industry
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AWS Mobility Awards
2017
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Best Educational Website Award
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IAMAI Awards
2016
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Top 10 Hottest Startups
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CB Insights
2015

Recent press coverage

  1. 2014
  2. 2015
  3. 2016
  4. 2017
  5. 2018
Published by Zishaan Hayath on Toppr and his investments in Ola & Housing

Zishaan Hayath on Toppr and his investments in Ola & Housing

The Test Prep market in India is valued at about $4-5 Bn (2012) and is projected to grow to $ 6-8 Bn by 2015 which includes both traditional coaching centres providing classroom teaching as well as the highly-efficient and comparatively newer online preparation websites.

Published on 22 Dec 2014
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Zishaan Hayath on Toppr and his investments in Ola & Housing
Published by How Toppr achieved 100% MoM growth in a span of 1 year

How Toppr achieved 100% MoM growth in a span of 1 year

Toppr co-founder talks about partnering with schools and coaching centres for expansion across India.

Published on 12 Dec 2014
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How Toppr achieved 100% MoM growth in a span of 1 year
Published by Saif Partners, Helion Ventures to invest Rs. 12 crore in Toppr

Saif Partners, Helion Ventures to invest Rs. 12 crore in Toppr

Venture capital firms SAIF Partners and Helion Ventures back Toppr.

Published on 24 May 2014
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Saif Partners, Helion Ventures to invest Rs. 12 crore in Toppr
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Published by Toppr targets 1 million students, looks to double revenues

Toppr targets 1 million students, looks to double revenues

Toppr, is looking to reach 1 million students by June next year.

Published on 07 Dec 2015
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Toppr targets 1 million students, looks to double revenues
Published by Toppr raises $2 million in venture debt from Innoven Capital

Toppr raises $2 million in venture debt from Innoven Capital

Toppr, has raised $2 Mn round from Venture Debt provider Innoven Capital.

Published on 30 Oct 2015
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Toppr raises $2 million in venture debt from Innoven Capital
Published by Toppr: Cram for that exam with one-on-one tutoring

Toppr: Cram for that exam with one-on-one tutoring

Toppr offers deep content engagement and good user experience to its students.

Published on 29 Jun 2015
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Toppr: Cram for that exam with one-on-one tutoring
Published by Online test prep startup Toppr raises Rs 65 cr for expansion

Online test prep startup Toppr raises Rs 65 cr for expansion

Closes a funding round of Rs 65 crores (approximately $10 million) led by Fidelity Growth Partners India, and existing investors, SAIF Partners and Helion Ventures.

Published on 07 May 2015
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Online test prep startup Toppr raises Rs 65 cr for expansion
Published by Toppr acquires Jodhpur-based test preparation platform, EasyPrep

Toppr acquires Jodhpur-based test preparation platform, EasyPrep

The acquisition is aimed at democratizing education by making it more accessible and affordable for all.

Published on 16 Apr 2015
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Toppr acquires Jodhpur-based test preparation platform, EasyPrep
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Published by Toppr’s guide to success

Toppr’s guide to success

Edutech start-up provides a platform for students to crack competitive exams.

Published on 08 Aug 2016
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Toppr’s guide to success
Published by Toppr acquires ed-tech startup, Manch

Toppr acquires ed-tech startup, Manch

Mumbai-based online test preparation platform Toppr has marked its second acquisition in less than a year.

Published on 11 Feb 2016
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Toppr acquires ed-tech startup, Manch
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Published by Technology can bridge the gap in our broken education system, Toppr CEO

Technology can bridge the gap in our broken education system, Toppr CEO

Toppr CEO shares his perspective on how education technology is effectively responding to the challenges of legacy institutions, while responding to the aspirations of Tier II & III cities.

Published on 26 Dec 2017
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Technology can bridge the gap in our broken education system, Toppr CEO
Published by Toppr: Top of the game?

Toppr: Top of the game?

How edutech startup Toppr shunned the celebrity route and used word-of-mouth to make a mark.

Published on 06 Dec 2017
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Toppr: Top of the game?
Published by As the JEE moves online, a look at how to navigate the change in format

As the JEE moves online, a look at how to navigate the change in format

IIT aspirants preparing for the exam next year, familiarise yourself with the new platform through mock tests to overcome potential challenges of time management.

Published on 05 Dec 2017
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As the JEE moves online, a look at how to navigate the change in format
Published by We Project 20-Fold growth In Junior Grades [Z]

We Project 20-Fold growth In Junior Grades [Z]

Zishaan Hayath, CEO, Toppr.com talks to BW Businessworld about the expansion plans of the company and the rise of ed-learning.

Published on 20 Nov 2017
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We Project 20-Fold growth In Junior Grades [Z]
Published by 6 New Technology Trends in Education in 2018

6 New Technology Trends in Education in 2018

With over 6 billion people connected to their mobile phones, m-learning ought to be the next big trend in education

Published on 18 Nov 2017
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6 New Technology Trends in Education in 2018
Published by Mobile Learning: The Future of Indian Education System

Mobile Learning: The Future of Indian Education System

Previously deemed as elements of distraction among students, these pocket-sized devices are now emerging as the 'Mecca of learning'.

Published on 08 Nov 2017
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Mobile Learning: The Future of Indian Education System
Published by Reader’s Choice: Top 5 Ads of September 2017

Reader’s Choice: Top 5 Ads of September 2017

The 60-second ad campaign empathizes with students by taking a peek into what really goes on with them at school.

Published on 31 Oct 2017
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Reader’s Choice: Top 5 Ads of September 2017
Published by Funding

Funding

Education technology startup, Toppr, raises $7 million in its third round of institutional funding from existing investors.

Published on 24 Oct 2017
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Funding
Published by New Tech Trends

New Tech Trends

The smartphone has been the strongest disruptor in the field of technology.

Published on 18 Oct 2017
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New Tech Trends
Published by TFI Partnership

TFI Partnership

Personalised learning app Toppr announces a partnership with Teach for India.

Published on 13 Oct 2017
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TFI Partnership
Published by Category Watch - E-Learning Apps in India

Category Watch - E-Learning Apps in India

Toppr's revenue grows by 400-500% in 12 months and the user base nearly doubles every 8-9 months.

Published on 03 Oct 2017
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Category Watch - E-Learning Apps in India
Published by Not hired? But thanks for coming

Not hired? But thanks for coming

At Toppr, an online learning platform in the edutech sector, the stress levels of candidates being interviewed for jobs is eased by providing them an 'insider friend' who can help them seek any information they require.

Published on 28 Jul 2017
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Not hired? But thanks for coming
Published by Online Education Market In India To Touch $1.96 Bn By 2021 - Decoding The Impact On EdTech Startups

Online Education Market In India To Touch $1.96 Bn By 2021 - Decoding The Impact On EdTech Startups

Paid User Base In Edtech Will Grow 6X From 1.6 Mn In 2016 To 9.6 Mn In 2021

Published on 01 Jun 2017
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Online Education Market In India To Touch $1.96 Bn By 2021 - Decoding The Impact On EdTech Startups
Published by Study apps score over paper preparation

Study apps score over paper preparation

Learn why online preparation on Toppr is preferred by many.

Published on 19 May 2017
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Study apps score over paper preparation
Published by Toppr: Revolutionizing the way we prepare for exams

Toppr: Revolutionizing the way we prepare for exams

With over 1.5 million subscribers, Toppr aims to increase this number to 10 million in the next 2 years.

Published on 10 May 2017
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Toppr: Revolutionizing the way we prepare for exams
Published by Toppr raises $336k in bridge round

Toppr raises $336k in bridge round

Toppr raises Rs 2.16 crore (around $336,000) in a bridge round of funding.

Published on 24 Apr 2017
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Toppr raises $336k in bridge round
Published by How Zishaan Hayath is exploring the $100 billion education industry through Toppr

How Zishaan Hayath is exploring the $100 billion education industry through Toppr

Presently catering to over 1.6 million registered students, Zishaan envisions making Toppr a leader in its space.

Published on 22 Apr 2017
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How Zishaan Hayath is exploring the $100 billion education industry through Toppr
Published by Ed-tech market far from saturation, says Zishaan Hayath of Toppr

Ed-tech market far from saturation, says Zishaan Hayath of Toppr

Hayath speaks with VCCircle on plans for Toppr, and competition from heavily funded rival Byju’s, among other issues.

Published on 20 Apr 2017
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Published by JEE Advanced 2018: Last minute tips and tricks

JEE Advanced 2018: Last minute tips and tricks

Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP Educational Content at Toppr shares a few tips to help students get a good rank in JEE Advanced

Published on 17 May 2018
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JEE Advanced 2018: Last minute tips and tricks
Published by Think beyond the traditional way

Think beyond the traditional way

It is time that students who wish to pursue the commerce field think beyond traditional careers. Here are a few unexplored and interesting ones

Published on 08 May 2018
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Think beyond the traditional way
Published by Tackling competition, the digital way

Tackling competition, the digital way

Zishaan Hayath looks at some problems with the coaching class mentality, and if digital learning philosophy can surpass them.

Published on 27 Apr 2018
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Tackling competition, the digital way
Published by Leave no room for errors

Leave no room for errors

A subject-wise guide to refine your preparation strategy for the upcoming NEET exam by Rajshekhar Ratrey

Published on 24 Apr 2018
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Leave no room for errors
Published by How Artificial Intelligence is impacting education positively

How Artificial Intelligence is impacting education positively

Integration of artificial intelligence in the edtech domain is helping students enhance their learning and development capabilities

Published on 23 Apr 2018
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How Artificial Intelligence is impacting education positively
Published by The benefits of AI in schools

The benefits of AI in schools

Toppr CEO, Zishaan Hayath shares his views on how AI can change the face of Indian education

Published on 18 Apr 2018
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The benefits of AI in schools
Published by JEE Main 2018: Initial analysis of the entrance test paper

JEE Main 2018: Initial analysis of the entrance test paper

Our experts analysed the JEE Main 2018 paper, and this is what they had to say

Published on 09 Apr 2018
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JEE Main 2018: Initial analysis of the entrance test paper
Published by JEE Main 2018: Last Minute Tips

JEE Main 2018: Last Minute Tips

This is what our VP, Educational Content had to say to students on preparing for JEE Main 2018 a few hours before the exam.

Published on 06 Apr 2018
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JEE Main 2018: Last Minute Tips
Published by JEE Main 2018: Tips for the exam day

JEE Main 2018: Tips for the exam day

The JEE Main exam is as much about your skillset as it is about keeping your mind calm. This is what our VP, Educational Content had to say to students on strategising for the exam day

Published on 05 Apr 2018
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JEE Main 2018: Tips for the exam day
Published by Technology isn’t going to replace teachers anytime soon

Technology isn’t going to replace teachers anytime soon

Only ed-tech has the potential to provide quality education to thousands of Indian children. Read about why Zishaan Hayath feels that this cannot be achieved without teachers

Published on 01 Apr 2018
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Technology isn’t going to replace teachers anytime soon
Published by CBSE class 12 biology paper: Check class 12 biology question paper analysis here

CBSE class 12 biology paper: Check class 12 biology question paper analysis here

An analysis of the question paper syllabus, as compared to that of last year's, by Rajshekhar Ratrey

Published on 28 Mar 2018
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CBSE class 12 biology paper: Check class 12 biology question paper analysis here
Published by CBSE class 12 maths board exam 2018: here's an expert take

CBSE class 12 maths board exam 2018: here's an expert take

An expert's take by Rajshekhar Ratrey, on CBSE class 12 board maths board exam

Published on 21 Mar 2018
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CBSE class 12 maths board exam 2018: here's an expert take
Published by How to crack NEET in a single attempt

How to crack NEET in a single attempt

Some crucial tips by Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, Educational Content, Toppr to help you crack NEET in a single attempt

Published on 07 Mar 2018
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How to crack NEET in a single attempt
Published by Analysis report

Analysis report

Post paper analysis report by Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, Educational Content, Toppr for class XII board exams

Published on 07 Mar 2018
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Analysis report
Published by Toppr: This ed-tech platform caters to over 2.5 million registered students

Toppr: This ed-tech platform caters to over 2.5 million registered students

Zishaan Hayath, CEO at Toppr shares what it takes to have 2.5 million registered students learning on an app that is not even 5 years old.

Published on 28 Feb 2018
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Toppr: This ed-tech platform caters to over 2.5 million registered students
Published by Digital - The special way of learning

Digital - The special way of learning

Digital education can solve the problems like employment and gaps in education, especially for the differently-abled population

Published on 23 Feb 2018
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Digital - The special way of learning
Published by How to face JEE and NEET exams in your second attempt

How to face JEE and NEET exams in your second attempt

VP, Educational Content at Toppr shares insights to help students who will attempt competitive exams like JEE or NEET for the second time

Published on 21 Feb 2018
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How to face JEE and NEET exams in your second attempt
Published by Last minute board exam preparation

Last minute board exam preparation

Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP Educational Content at Toppr shares a few tips to help students ace their board exams

Published on 14 Feb 2018
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Last minute board exam preparation
Published by Virtually holding a student by their hand through their education process

Virtually holding a student by their hand through their education process

Instructional Design is changing the face of education by taking learning online

Published on 07 Feb 2018
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Virtually holding a student by their hand through their education process
Published by How the faster Toppr web app was rolled out using React and Redux

How the faster Toppr web app was rolled out using React and Redux

Zishaan Hayath, CEO, and Gautam Chaudhary, Product Engineer, Toppr.com share how they are equpping the company using technology in the rapidly changing market scenario

Published on 11 Jan 2018
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How the faster Toppr web app was rolled out using React and Redux
Published by Ready for pre-board exams?

Ready for pre-board exams?

VP of educational content at Toppr.com shares his insights on how to effectively prepare for pre-boards.

Published on 05 Jan 2018
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Major milestones

2017
Sep
Toppr reaches 2 million users
Sep
Toppr releases its first Television Commercial
Sep
Adage features Toppr's TVC in the 'Top 3 ads of the Week'
Aug
10 million doubts are cleared by Toppr’s experts
2016
Jun
1 million students now trust Toppr
Feb
The Manch team joins hands with Toppr
Feb
Toppr airs its first video lecture
2015
Aug
Toppr launches Doubts on Chat
Apr
The EasyPrep team joins hands with Toppr
2014
May
SAIF Partners and Helion back Toppr in its Mission
2013
Apr
Toppr starts its journey in a 2BHK apartment in Mumbai
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