New Delhi: Sunstone Eduversity, one of India’s fastest growing education start-ups announces the launch of 6 new campuses offering UGC approved MBA & AICTE approved PGDM courses. The education start-up has partnered with top colleges in the said cities; Sandip University in Nashik, United Institute of Management in Greater Noida, Himgiri Zee University in Dehradun, Rathinam Group of Institutions in Coimbatore, Renaissance University in Indore, and People’s University in Bhopal, to deliver accountable education with extraordinary curriculum and unmatched career opportunities to students across the country. These courses comprise 15-months of practical classroom learning, followed by 9-months of paid internships with India’s leading corporates, for students to gain a corporate-life experience and hands-on learning. In addition to its breakthrough Pay After Placement (PAP) model that is aimed to empower students financially and allows them to pay for the course fee with the salary earned post-placement, Sunstone also offers them 100% placement accountability.
In keeping with its immaculate and proven placement record, all the students from Sunstone’s 2019-21 MBA batch got recruited by top organizations, resulting in 100% final placements. While it was a challenging year in terms of placements for most of the Universities across India, Sunstone upheld its commitment of successfully shaping the careers of its students. The swiftly growing education startup secured the placements of more than 196 students amidst the ongoing pandemic, while 600 others from its 2020-22 batch have landed 750+ high-profile internships.
Consistently claiming a leadership position, Sunstone has successfully launched 14 new Campuses in the pandemic alone. While it stood at 8 Campus partnerships till February 2021, it has expanded its footprint to a total of 20 campuses across 16 cities, as on July 2021. Furthermore, Sunstone has witnessed a rise of 250% in the number of MBA enrolments, as they increased from 270 enrolments in 2019 to 650 in 2020. With an aim to enrol 4000+ students across its 20+ campuses by 2021, it is set to become India’s largest education aggregator offering real transformative education to its students, through an extensive and immersive experience.
Speaking of the launch of the 6 new Campuses, Co-Founder Piyush Nangru said, “At Sunstone, our aim is to standardize Higher Education with an industry-relevant and employment-centric curriculum. We are operating in a space that needs a long-due overhaul in terms of making the right kind of industry exposure easily accessible to each and every student in the country. With these new Campus partnerships, we have taken a further step forward towards bringing the change that Higher Education in India requires and partaking in making it available for all.
With the clear vision of realigning MBA Programs to match the expectations of the new-age employers, Sunstone equips its students with the best management education, making them industry-ready & highly employable. Sunstone Eduversity’s approach to education is widely based on the pillars of APT (Accountable, Pragmatic and Tailored).
Dehradun’s Himgiri Zee University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. (Dr) Rakesh Ranjan expressed his enthusiasm towards this partnership as he said, “Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun is proud to announce a partnership with Sunstone Eduversity for MBA programs under the unique Pay After Placement (PAP) Model. We are confident that Sunstone’s innovative PAP model will be a big hit among students of Dehradun and pan India. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure, industry-aligned curriculum, modern pedagogy, qualified and experienced faculty combined with Sunstone’s industry collaboration, and immaculate placement record will redefine management education. We welcome the first batch of students under this collaboration.”
Founded by IMT-Ghaziabad alumni Ashish Munjal and Piyush Nangru, Sunstone offers management degree programs in partnership with several colleges and private universities, throughout the country. Its industry-centric curriculum coupled with dual specializations ensures that the students have skill-sets that are in sync with the requirements of recruiters across industries. Sunstone works very closely with corporates across a host of sectors including E-Commerce, Education, Pharma & Wellness, BFSI, Logistics, Sales Management, Digital Marketing and others, to develop industry-ready specializations.
The Education start-up works with top corporates including Coca-Cola, Byju’s, Zomato, Swiggy, Paytm, Reliance, Flipkart and BigBasket, among others.