Why India’s ed-tech stars are going all in on offline education

India’s hot ed-tech market seems to be cooling down with companies ramping up their offline play.

Test preparation major Aakash Educational Services, owned by ed-tech major Byju’s, will expand its countrywide network of branches by 100 over the next year from the 300 now. It will add up to 60 more later.

Tiger Global-backed Vedantu plans to take a similar path. PhysicsWallah, a recent unicorn, will follow suit. Online learning platform Unacademy will have 15 offline centres in nine cities by mid-July.

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