There was a time when students used to mug up their syllabus and this despite of memorizing the course they tend to score less marks. Kolkata-based MindHour has found out the solution for this problem. The edtech company founded by a group of IITians ensures that students get high marks without burden. Powered by 5 lakhs plus registered users, present across more than 2000 schools in 92 cities with 30 offices has been designed to cater to the learning needs of students of classes 6 -10 for CBSE and ICSE boards in a most simplified and gamified way. They provide experiential, conceptualized learning videos for each chapter that enables child with better concept clarity and fast memorization, which are more attention grabbing than conventional tuition.

MindHour allows students to learn at their own pace with the help of Adaptive Practice exercises. Our in-depth analysis reports identify the exact weak areas of the child and convert them into strengths. Based on the specific weakness identified in the reports, special personalized worksheets are prepared for better performance,” says Sumit Marda, Co-founder & CEO, MindHour.

It’s a self-motivating platform designed through various gamification elements. It provides revision notes on every chapter with unlimited talk-to-teacher facility.

Meet the Team

MindHour was founded in April 2014 by Sumit Marda, Varun Choudhary, Somya Agarwal and Swati Maheshwari.

Before founding MindHour, Sumit Marda had founded MOOZ, a pulp based fruit drink for rural India; Varun Choudhary, an IIT-Roorkee alumni co-founded SuenoTrip whereas Swati Maheshwari co-founded TechonIndia Infoservice.

Somya Agarwal who currently plays the role of CCO used to work with Siebel Consultant, Infosys before joining the founding team.


MindHour claims to be the only edtech company in India which provides all the three modes of providing study materials to students- Online Classes, MindHour Study Tabs, MindHour Tuition Classes. The company claims that their this quality help they to stay ahead of their competition.

Competing with companies like Byjus, Meritnation, Cuemath, Vedantu and Toppr, MindHour need to keep innovating its services.

At its core, MindHour is a venture that aims at revolutionising the Indian education system through modern teaching methods. It is tapping into the emerging nerves of technology by introducing this technology to children.

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