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Testbook Edu Solutions PVT LTD
IndustryEducational technology
Founded2014; 6 years ago (2014)
FoundersAshutosh Kumar
Narendra Agrawal
Manoj Munna
Praveen Agrawal
HeadquartersNavi Mumbai, India
Area served
Key people
Ashutosh Kumar
Narendra Agrawal
Manoj Munna
Praveen Agrawal

Testbook is an Indian educational technology company, headquartered in Navi Mumbai.[1] It enables students to prepare for recruitment exams in government and banking like SSC, Bank Clerk, Bank SO, Bank PO, Insurance, Railway RRB, Defense exams etc.[2][3][4][5]


Testbook was founded in 2014 by a group of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay alumni, Ashutosh Kumar, Narendra Agrawal, Praveen Agrawal and Manoj Munna.[6][7] In 2014, the company started its first guidance to the students preparing for GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) examination.[8][9][10]


Testbook has received a series of fundings from a number of investors. In October 2014, The company raised a seed funding of $2,50,000 from Shankar Narayanan, Utsav Somani, LetsVenture and Ah! Ventures.[5][4][11] After this, in March 2016, Testbook received an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from India's oldest and largest publishing and education services enterprise, S. Chand Group.[1][2] Later, in March 2017, Testbook has raised an undisclosed amount from Matrix Partners.[3]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • 2016: Recognised as ‘Best Start-up to work for in 2016’ by SiliconIndia Magazine[12]
  • 2017: Recognized as a top-5 rising start-up in 2017 by Tech In Asia[13]
  • 2017: Supported the women empowerment campaign carried out by the Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar. This Testbook campaign was called ‘Betiya Banegi Memsahab’ where Testbook covered half the expenses for daughters of Bihar who aspire to prepare for the government/bank exams.[14]

See also[edit]

Others articles of the Topics Education AND India : Loknayak Jai Prakash Institute Of Technology, Faculty of Performing Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Government Engineering College, Siwan, Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Dayanand Anglo-Vedic Badri Narayan Saha Public School

Others articles of the Topic Education : Dayanand Anglo-Vedic Badri Narayan Saha Public School, BookFi, Robert L. Frye, Pattie W. Van Hook, Main Library (Columbus, Ohio), School, Government Engineering College, Siwan

Others articles of the Topic India : B. Gopalakrishnan, Nike Premier Cup, Hexaware Technologies, Lenskart, Saurav Gurjar, Bahujan Azad Party, The family of Mahatma Gandhi
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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Edtech start-up Testbook receives helping hand from S Chand Group". India Today. 1 March 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Testbook raises funding from S Chand and Company". The Economic Times. 29 February 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 R, Vignesh (3 April 2017). "Edtech startup Testbook raises funding from Matrix Partners". The Economic Times.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gore, Dipti (7 March 2016). "ah! Ventures Portfolio Company Testbook Raises Undisclosed Funding From S Chand & Co". TechStory.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Abudheen, Sainul K (3 November 2014). "Test prep site Testbook raises under $250K from LetsVenture, ah! Ventures, others". VCCircle.
  6. Mascarenhas, Anuradha (9 October 2015). "Now, a mobile app to help you prepare for your dream job". indianexpress.
  7. Sinha, Nishant (19 September 2016). "IIT-ians gift smart class to tap skills". The Telegraph.
  8. "GATE 2014: IIT graduates to help you with free mock tests". Dainik Bhaskar. 29 January 2014.
  9. "Get GATE-ready". The Hindu. 24 February 2014.
  10. "IIT alumni website to help Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering aspirants". India Today. 27 January 2014.
  11. Agarwal, Meha (3 June 2015). "The Indian Online Test Preparation Industry Sees a New Wave of Startups". Inc24.
  12. "Best Startups To Work For - 2016". siliconindia. May 2016.
  13. Velayanikal, Malavika (4 April 2017). "5 rising startups in India – April 4, 2017". TechInAsia.
  14. "'BETIYA BANENGI MEMSAHAB' campaign initiative". The Morning Chronicle. 11 December 2017.

External Links[edit]

Category:Internet companies of India Category:2014 establishments in India Category:Educational technology companies Category:Education companies of India Category:Companies based in Mumbai Category:Online tutoring Category:Educational websites Category:Online education Category:E-learning

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