Meet Top Education Brands Of 2022

The day-long summit and awards brought together top industry veterans and experts to discuss the pressing issues in building these brands and facilitating good practices in the education sector

Building an education brand is no child’s play. There lies a thin line between business for money and business for wealth, where the latter connotes the wealth of the nation.

The 2023 edition of BW Education’s ‘Top Education Brands’ initiative cum awards came as keeping with the company’s commitment to recognise the best practices and facilitate the endeavour of India’s ethical education led entities working each day towards building this wealth.

Held in New Delhi, the day-long conference and awards brought together top industry veterans and experts to discuss the pressing issues in building these brands and facilitating good practices in the education sector, including panel discussions, presentations, Q&A with the audience, fire side chats etc. around the theme, ‘Top Education Brands In India’.

The award ceremony was a culmination of a comprehensive assessment and performance review of various key stake holders by an eminent jury, comprising of personalities known for their exemplary contribution to the sector.

The jury comprised of - Shiv Shivakumar, Group Executive President, Aditya Birla Group; Dr Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, Association of Indian University; Dr Rajan Saxena, Ex Vice Chancellor, NMIMS; Dr Prafulla Agnihotri, Director, IIM Sirmaur; Dr SS Mantha, Former Chairman, AICTE | CEO, MSKC-MAHAPREIT | Adj Prof, NIAS, Bangalore and Emeritus Prof, VJTI (AI and Robotics); Ritesh Vohra, Partner and Head, Real Estate Investcorp India; Prof Janat Shah,  Former Director, IIM Udaipur and Dr Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-chief, BW Businessworld & Exchange4media.

Winners Of Top Education Brands Awards 2022

Main CategorySub CategoryRankWinner
WinnerAwardee Name 
PreschoolRegional Preschool Franchisor of the yearWinnerLittle EllySidharth Pande, CMO
Innovation for Curriculum for Pre-schoolSilverFoot PrintsPurvesh Sharma, COO
GoldKlay SchoolA.K Srikanth, CEO
Leading Pre-school in IndiaSilverFoot PrintsPurvesh Sharma, COO
GoldKlay SchoolA.K Srikanth, CEO
SchoolAcademic Excellence in K-12WinnerSatluj Group of SchoolsReekrit Serai, MD
Emerging School in IndiaBronzeNational Public School ITPLDr Chaitra Harsha, CEO
SilverODM Group of SchoolsShalendra Ganda, Principal
GoldFoot PrintsPurvesh Sharma, COO
GoldSharda World SchoolProf. Ranganathan, Director, Strategic Division
Green School in IndiaWinnerVedanaya International SchoolSimran Bakshi, Chairperson
Innovative School Infrastructure & Learning Spaces in IndiaWinnerChitakara International SchoolNiyati Chitkara, Director
Innovative School in IndiaBronzeHappy English SchoolArti Khungar, Principal
SilverShri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Guru Kulam Group of InstituteBhuvana Santhanam, Director - Outreach
GoldThe Vivekalaya Group of InstitutionsAishwarya Rao, Director - Academics and Adminstration
Leading Residential School in IndiaWinnerSanjay Ghodawat International SchoolSasmita Mohanty, Director
School of the YearSilverIndraprastha International SchoolKaruna Dahiya, Head- Administration
GoldPrometheus SchoolMukesh Sharma, Chairman
Higher EducationOutstanding Institute for Innovative Academic Delivery WinnerICFAI GroupSudhakar Rao, Director
Emerging Higher Education Institution in IndiaWinnerShri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Guru Kulam Group of InstituteBhuvana Santhanam, Director - Outreach
Institution with excellent Training and PlacementsBronzeNIIT DigitaLAbhishek Arora, EVP & Businesshead
SilverClinimindsKamal Shahani, Founder & MD
GoldHope Foundation's Finolex Academy of Management and TechnologyAruna M. Katara, President
Institution with Innovative Infrastructure & Learning EnvironmentBronzeBML Munjal University (BMU)Swati Munjal, President
SilverUniversal Business SchoolElora Basumatary, Director- MBA Programme
Institutions with Quality Industry-Academia InterfaceWinnerClinimindsKamal Shahani, Founder & MD
Leading University in IndiaBronzeRabindranath Tagore UniversitySiddharth Chaturvedi, Pro-Chancellor
SilverChitkara UniversityMadhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor
GoldAshoka University Somak Raychaudhury, Vice-Chancellor
Ed-Tech SolutionBest Education ERP of the YearWinnerTop RankersGaurav Goel, Co-Founder and CEO
Best E-Learning/ Online Tutoring Company of the YearBronzeSpark StudioAunshree Goneka, CEO
SilverGreat Learning Mohan Lakhamraju, Founder and CEO
GoldUpgradMayank Kumar, Co-Founder & MD
Game Based Learning Company of the YearWinnerMatificSahil Kapoor, Chief Business Officer
Innovative Technology Solutions for Higher Education ProviderSilverTeam LeaseShantanu Rooj, Founder and CEO
GoldS P Jain School of Global ManagementNitish Jain, Founder & President
Innovative Technology Solutions for School ProviderBronzeSpace Technology Sachin Bahmba, Co-Founder
SilverSpeed LabsVivek Varshney, Founder
GoldKlassroom EdutechAlka Javeri, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder
STEM Education Solution of the YearWinnerPhysics Wallah Alakh Pandey, Founder
EdTech CEO of the YearBronzeTop RankersGaurav Goel, Co-Founder and CEO
GoldInfinity LearnUjjwal Singh, CEO
GoldPhysics Wallah Alakh Pandey, Founder
Edtech Company of the YearWinnerCareereraVivek Kumar Singh, Co-Founder and CEO

The initiative came at a time when the country is witnessing a surge of ‘educational brands’ and franchise based schools as well as the group led educational institutions that have converted education into a much more commercialised space.

Having analysed and discussed about the various issues aligning the education sector in the country with a special emphasis on today’s ‘educational brands’, the conference concluded with facilitating the winners spanning across various education categories.

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