New Delhi, 26 October 2021: Pariksha, India’s leading vernacular EdTech company, has announced that they will expand their talent pool by 50% in the coming two quarters. The start-up currently manages a workforce including 105 professionals. The company is looking towards strengthening its capabilities across marketing, sales, finance, HR and technology functions by hiring high-quality talent. Through the proposed hiring drive, Pariksha expects to increase its talent pool up to 150 professionals across senior and leadership levels.
Pariksha recently raised a pre-series A round of funding, a significant part of which is intended to be used for expanding its offerings and team size. The platform has been receiving overwhelming response both from the domestic and international market.
“In the last two years, the market has been growing exponentially. We have been witnessing massive growth. In order to offer better services, and expand the content portfolio we are onboarding talented professionals. During the pandemic, a number of enthusiastic and deserving professionals struggled to get jobs. Understanding that the start-up industry has been exhibiting the right growth environment, this might be an opportunity for the candidates, as well as Pariksha to explore a fruitful association,” said Mr. Karanvir Singh – Founder & CEO, Pariksha.
Pariksha will be scouting promising candidates holding graduate degrees in relevant fields from reputed institutions, and who are willing to explore their career in the EdTech space. Additionally, the company is looking to add 15 full-stack developers with considerable experience to its tech-team.
The startup will majorly be hiring for its Head office located in Pune. However, the sales profiles will be explored for positions across MP, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, UP, Punjab, and Gujrat.
Pariksha serves around 5M users, and has launched operations across 16 states and in 8 different languages. It boasts an over 500% better success rate than traditional avenues.
Founded in 2015, Pariksha is India’s largest vernacular EdTech company, which is solving the massive challenge of accessibility and affordability of outcome-based education for the mobile 1st internet users of Bharat. The platform provides a variety of preparatory courses, both through synchronous and asynchronous classes for vernacular exams like – State PSC, State Police Services, State Teachers Services, State Forest Services, Indian Navy, Indian Airforce, etc. The startup is backed by an array of esteemed investors including Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund, LV Angel Fund, 9Unicorns, Venture Catalysts, INSEAD Angels.