Toppr.com Grabs $10M To Help Indian Students Prepare For Entrance Exams

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Toppr.com, a Mumbai-based startup that helps students prepare for entrance exams, has raised $10 million from Fidelity Growth Partners India, SAIF Partners, and Helion Ventures. Founded in 2013, Toppr.com helps students study for entrance exams to engineering and medical schools, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (public universities that are considered the most prestigious engineering colleges in India).

Co-founder Zishaan Hayath says many schools do not offer adequate preparation for students that want to move on to higher education, which means they have to rely on private coaching. Toppr.com’s aims to make test prep affordable for as many students as possible. The company claims it already has 170,000 students on its platform, and hopes to grow that number to five million by 2017.

“India being the youngest country has the highest number of students enrolled in schools than any country in the world. Over 300 million students are studying…

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