Press News


Team image

From 14.4% to 30% GER: How does Bihar improve its Higher Education

December , 5th, 2018

Lalit Narayan Mithila University, the only regular University of the state to have received the UGC’s approval to run distance education courses in the state, has recently launched its mobile learning platform for the students of distance education. The multi-lingual app works on all android smartphones and provides access to electronic content to the students that they can access at their own free time.


Team image

Lalit Narayan Mithila University - Revolutionizing Distance Education through its recently launched Programs in Online Mode.

November , 22nd, 2018

Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga has taken the bull by the horn with its recent initiative of providing technology-enabled online education to the students of the state along with apprenticeship opportunities. The University offers – a combination of Online, On-Campus, and On-the-Job Learning, which is a more effective way to deliver high quality, purposeful and employable education.


Team image

SchoolGuru in Curriculum Mgazine

Suptember , 16th, 2018

The new arrangement is also good for employers and students. Students are not saddled with the pressure of University course fees: they study online on their smartphones at their own flexi-timings, pay no fees (net of stipend received) and will graduate with several years of work experience that will be transferable into other
jobs and industries.


Team image

Jain University, Bangalore Partners With Schoolguru To Offer ODL Program

October , 13th, 2018

Jain University, Bangalore, a top ranked University (India Today Nielsen Best Universities Survey), announces its partnership with Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading Technology-led online learning services organization, to launch its premium Open Distance Learning program with Online Learning for the benefit of the students in the State of Karnataka.


Team image

Jain University, Bangalore partners with Schoolguru to offer ODL program

October , 12th, 2018

Jain University, Bangalore, a top ranked University (India Today Nielsen Best Universities Survey), announces its partnership with Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading Technology-led online learning services organization, to launch its premium Open Distance Learning program with Online Learning for the benefit of the students in the State of Karnataka.


Team image

Jain University partners with Schoolguru

October , 12th, 2018

Jain University, Bangalore, announces its partnership with Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading Technology-led online learning services organization, to launch its premium Open Distance Learning programs. In the first phase, the University is launching 7 Degree programs, 9 PG Diploma Programs,
10 Certification programs for the students.


Team image

SchoolGuru partners with Jain University

October , 12th, 2018

Jain University, Bangalore, announces its partnership with Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading Technology-led online learning services organization, to launch its premium Open Distance Learning programs. In the first phase, the University is launching 7 Degree programs, 9 PG Diploma Programs,
10 Certification programs for the students.


Team image

Jain University launches ODL programmes

October , 2nd, 2018

Jain University, Bangalore has partnered with Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd to launch its Open Distance Learning program with online learning for the benefit of the students in the State of Karnataka.


Team image

Increasing Learner Engagement In Online Courses

September, 30th, 2018

Online education technologies claim to make education cheaper, more convenient and more effective – a format that makes it especially suitable for working people where learning has become a continuous lifelong necessity. Read More - The Features of Online Learning System that increases the student engagement levels.


Team image

Schoolguru will Facilitate Online Admissions and Digital Learning for Lalit Narayan Mithila University

September, 26th, 2018

Lalit Narayan Mithila University in association with Schoolguru has launched ICT programs, where students can opt for online admissions, online payments. Students can now access academic content on their smartphones, receive prompt student support and apprenticeship opportunities with placement assistance services.


Team image

Digital Degree Programs - a Boon to the Students of Lalit Narayan Mithila University

August 30th, 2018


Team image

Orientation Event Introducing Digital Programs held at Maharaja Lakshameshwar Singh Memorial College

August 30th, 2018


Team image

ELSP Course Presentation to the Students of C.M Science College - Darbhanga

August 30th, 2018


Team image

When do we end the arms race in higher education?

August 21st, 2018

Higher education is one of the greatest successes of the socialist state. Due to government subsidies and support, what was once considered to be a privilege is now a middle-class entitlement.


Team image

Universities of future

August 16th, 2018

Universities of the Future will need to balance the trinities of cost, quality and scale and think harder about innovative education writes Shantanu Rooj, Founder & CEO, SchoolGuru, for Elets News Network (ENN).


Team image

Mr. Shantanu Rooj's Interview Published on Estrade Website

August 14th, 2018

Technology is fast changing all aspects of business and our lives. More so, in the way we learn and consume information.


Team image

University 4.0

August 03rd, 2018

In 1898, when Jamsetji Tata proposed setting up the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Viceroy George Curzon asked, Where are the students qualified to join and where are the opportunities for employment?


Team image

Turning Qualifications To Jobs

August 02nd, 2018

UGC’s recent guidelines asking HEI’s to ensure 50% students get to Jobs is aspirational as well as daunting for Universities


Team image

Edu-tech firm to train 1.5 lakh students on soft skills this year

July 17th, 2018

SchoolGuru, a technology-led specialised academic services company recently signed an MoU with Tamil Nadu Open University to offer a finishing skill programme linked to on-the-job training (apprenticeship) to its graduating students.



Team image

Schoolguru has signed an MOU with TNOU for ELSP

July 17th, 2018

Schoolgrur, a technology-led specialised academic services company recently signed an MOU with Tamil Nadu Open University to offer a finishing skill programme linked to on-the-job training (apprenticeship) to its graduating students.



Team image

Learning in a new dimension

July 11th, 2018

For most students, choosing a university is as simple as checking up on the higher-secondary board results, finding a website that ranks the institutes in order of their ranking, attending a few counselling sessions to whittle down the list.



Team image

How modern technologies can help teachers

June 27th, 2018

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is profoundly affecting all aspects of contemporary societies and economies. Modern technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), bots and data science have become important buzzwords of today and have led changes in various sectors, including education.


Collaboration In Education

June 21st, 2018

According to a World Bank report, mismatch in skills demand is one of the main reasons for low graduate employment– what employers want may not be what our students have to offer. A majority of surveyed companies agreed that fresh graduates lack relevant technical knowledge, necessary soft skills, creativity, communication and critical thinking ability.


Learning with the Machines

June 18th, 2018

Stephen Hawking once said, "Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in Human history". We always knew that technology can play a significant role in the advancement of education and help it become meaningful and purposeful, but didn't know how.


A Case for Corporate University 2.0

May 30th, 2018

Asked to specify his education, Abraham Lincoln wrote a single word “defective”. Asked how many people work at his steel company, Andrew Carnegie said “about half”. Both comments could have been made today by many Indian companies.


The Mobile App Offering Certified Higher Education Courses

May 25th, 2018

While India has tried its hand at distance education models like massive open online courses (MOOCs), they haven't really worked out well enough.


Online Learning and Mobile Apps - Distance Learning for Graduates and Post Graduates

May 23th, 2018

Distance education in India has traditionally been just that — distanced, characterised by lack of engagement and accessibility.


Schoolguru Eduserve Signs up with Lalit Narayan Mithila University

March 8th, 2018


Machine Learning Can Transform Education

March 26th, 2018

Futurist Arthur C. Clarke wrote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”


Disrupting Higher Education

January 10th, 2018

In 1934, Nalini Ranjan Sarkar — the forgotten genius who chaired a committee in 1946 that recommended setting up IITs — said “There is a great need not only for a policy of action to deal with a pressing situation, but also the provision of a new conception of social and economic organisations.


An article on ELSP published in Ilaignarmani - A Supplement in the Leading Tamil Newspaper Dinamani

January 9th, 2018


TeamLease acquires 40 pc stake in Schoolguru for Rs 13 cr

November 8th, 2017

New Delhi, Nov 8 () Staffing services firm TeamLease Services today said it has acquired 40 per cent stake in online learning company Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt Ltd for Rs 13.53 crore, a move that will accelerate TeamLease's employability strategy.


TeamLease Services Spurts after acquiring stake in Schoolguru

November 8th, 2017

TeamLease Services surged 12.25% to Rs 1,874 at 10:45 IST on BSE after the company said that it will acquire around 40% stake in Schoolguru.


TeamLease Services Spurts after acquiring stake in Schoolguru

November 8th, 2017

TeamLease Services surged 12.25% to Rs 1,874 at 10:45 IST on BSE after the company said that it will acquire around 40% stake in Schoolguru.


TeamLease Services - Press Release / Media Release

November 8th, 2017

Read More Download PDF

TeamLease Services - Press Release / Media Release

November 8th, 2017

Read More Download PDF


Distance education goes digital in SVUDeck: Varsity launches ICT-based learning, MOOCs and M-Learning initiatives - The Hindu

November 24th, 2016

Read More Download PDF


Education-tech company Schoolguru in talks to raise Rs.30 crore from Indian, US investors

April 06th, 2016

Schoolguru Eduserve, a Mumbai-headquartered education tech start-up, is in various stages of discussions with both foreign and domestic investors to raise about ₹30 crore.


Putting Tech Thought into Correspondence

21st March 2016

Schoolguru by Shantanu Rooj has been doing wonders in retaining students across distance learning courses, learns Rajeshwari Swamianthan


Schoolguru educating lakhs across India

March 14th, 2016

After carefully studying the Indian education ecosystem, particularly the distance learning higher education segment, Shantanu Rooj, 42, a serial entrepreneur, found that there was massive scope for improvement.


'Connectivity can scale up enrolment' - Deccan Herald

FEB 24 2016

On 24 June, 2015, the UGC (University Grants Commission) circulated 20 themes for the formulation of a new education policy. Suggestions and inputs were requested from various stakeholders on the themes.


Bloomberg TV covers Mr. Shantanu Rooj & SchoolGuru's story about revolutionizing Distance Education in India

Feb 2, 2016

February 2:At a day and age where all the information needed are just a few clicks away, distance learning is gaining popularity.


Distance Education Learning Module is an Evolving Model in Today's World - Shantanu Rooj

Jan 18, 2016

Technology and higher skill sets can help rectify challenges faced by the distance education learning module



Schoolguru Eduserve to Tie-up with 30 Varsities to Offer Online Courses

January 5, 2016

Schoolguru Eduserve, a technology-led specialised academic service organiser, will collaborate with 30 universities to facilitate distance education in India.

Schoolguru Eduserve set to expand its online footprint

January 5, 2016

Three-year old ed-tech startup Schoolguru Eduserve that works with large government universities to facilitate their higher education distance learning programs, plans to tie up with another 30 universities in next 18 months as part of its expansion plans in India.


Afternoon DC covered the article written by Mr. Shantanu Rooj on 'Can Technology Enabled Education be the solution for the professionals in Mumbai?'

December 23, 2015

Mumbai is the dream city for professionals and businessmen. The land of opportunities. The land where fortunes are made. The city of dreams.


Shantanu Rooj, CEO spoke to Elets News Networks (ENN), about the benefits of technological learning that frees up students from the rigors of the classroom

December 14, 2015

Mumbai is the dream city for professionals and businessmen. The land of opportunities. The land where fortunes are made. The city of dreams.


Sakshi Telegu Daily covers Schoolguru’s initiatives in distance education space in India

December 5, 2015


Tech In Asia features SchoolGuru as one of the top 10 funded Edtech Startups in India

December 2, 2015

Edtech is a hard nut to crack in India, despite its huge potential to make an impact in a country with 1.25 billion people waking up to a new era of economic empowerment.


Online education has grown beyond mere assimilation of digital assets: Covered by Financial Express

October 19, 2015

Schoolguru is a technology­led academic services firm. It partners universities to provide online courses for their students.



Firstpost talks about SchoolGuru's strategy, competition and expansion plans

October 8, 2015

Schoolguru Eduserve, a Mumbai-based academic and technology services organisation, has raised Rs 20 crore in Series A funding from the family offices of a few HNI investors in India and USA.


Tech In Asia reports SchoolGuru to be an "Exception" in India's edtech space

October 7, 2015

Many a startup have found the highly regulated education space in India a tough nut to crack. Despite the obvious advantages of edtech, selling new ideas to schools and colleges is time-consuming and frustrating.



Our CEO's Interview covered by Pioneer

August 12, 2015

Shantanu Rooj, MD of Schoolguru.in, talks to Sangeeta Yadav about the emergence of learning from mobile application in distance education that aims to be more interactive and reduce school dropout rate



DigitalLearning Featured the views of Mr. Shantanu Rooj- CEO of SchoolGuru about 'Enabled Efficient Learning'

August 11, 2015

The implementation of ERP system makes the institutes cost efficient over disjointed traditional systems.



Schoolguru Featured in Entrepreneurindia.com

August 4, 2015

Shantanus passion for entrepreneurship has allowed him to open his new venture in the form of Schoolguru in year 2012.


SG CEO's interview featured in Technology Magazine 'Digit'

August 1, 2015


Schoolguru featured in 'YourStory'

July 29, 2015

E-learning platform Schoolguru acts as service provider for universities offering distance education



SG CEO's interaction with "The Week".

July 11, 2015

For 20-year-old Swapnil Mahato, education was a distant dream. Coming from an extremely poor family in Burdwan, about 100 kilometres off Kolkata, Mahato had to till land with his father to make ends meet.