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About upGrad

upGrad is one of the leading Edtech companies in India- founded in January 2015 by Ronnie Screwvala and 3 IIT-Delhi alumnus- Mayank Kumar, Ravijot Chugh, and Phalgun Kompalli. The company offers online learning programs with career outcomes for both working professionals and college students. upGrad has powered more than 300,000 careers already over last 3 years.

With a strong network of university partners such as- MICA, IIIT-Bangalore, BITS-Pilani to name a few and industry partners such as Genpact, Uber, PayTM and many more.

The company offer programs ranging in the areas of,


(Guaranteed Job)


(Software Development, Block Chain, Product)


(Sales, Digital Marketing)

Data Sciences

(Analytics, Big Data, Machine Learning, AI)

Partnership Opportunity

Franchise partner plays a crucial role in our growth and we believe that it is with this support, that we can take the online learning revolution in India to a much wider customer base. Hence we believe in fully supporting our partners based in each and every location.

Something that has worked very well for us recently is our tie-up with India’s largest private insurance companies as their hire-and-train partner for front-line workforce requirement. This is done through a PG program with guaranteed job at the end- delivered across 11 months to make every candidate industry-ready and help them succeed in their job.

  • Relevant & Cutting edge new programs, upgrades, as per industry trends 
  • Gain expertise from some of the best in the industry, while owning a business venture
  • Proven business concept and operating model

Why become an upGrad Franchise owner?

  • Brand leverage provided through upGrad ATL campaign
  • Early Break-even point and high ROI
  • Extensive support and continuous engagement

Startup Cost

  • Space- 500-700 Sqft in commercial/ semi commercial area.
  • Investment 15-20L
  • Local-level marketing, network of students & working professionals
  • You must be legally registered entity

We expect commitment and reliability from our franchise partners as they are our face in front of thousands of customers and the quality and consistency that they bring to the process speaks for our company.

Terms & Conditions

  • The final admission decision will be taken by upGrad and partner university/ company on respective programs.
  • Franchise partners are not allowed to collect fees or a block amount on behalf of upGrad.
  • Affiliate shall be provided with a referral code which shall be applied by their students while filling the application to avoid any discrepancy.

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