Indian edtech firm Vedantu to add 2,500 new jobs to accelerate growth

Vedantu co-founder Vamsi Krishna. Photo: Livemint

Online tutoring firm Vedantu said that it plans to hire 2,500 employees between April and June 2021, taking its employee count from 6,000 currently to 8,500. The company will hire across functions—product, technology, academics, business, and marketing—to fuel and support the next phase of growth and build momentum, it said in a statement.

In 2020, Vedantu witnessed 6-7x growth with 75 million hours of classes delivered across its platform and with the number of students attending these classes growing exponentially to 6.3 million across the K-12 category and competitive exams such as JEE and NEET.

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