In today’s world the field of education is ever shrinking and ever changing making education available, affordable and accessible for all. Education has reached our pockets through our mobile phones and the internet and no individual needs to remain without an education of their choice.

Especially in a country like India where the geographical reach makes educational reach difficult, the common man has finally been able to get his hands on good education irrespective of their location or financial status. This has become possible because of mobile phone apps designed to help aspirants in their quests.

The apps provide a combination of core and innovative learning and use all kinds of learning tools starting from flash cards and quizzes to videos to help students learn.

List of Best educational apps available in India

UPSC Pathshala

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This app is one of the best apps that help prepare aspirants of UPSC exam to prepare for each level of the exam.

A dedicated chat bot answers your questions around the UPSC preparation and makes sure that you are never left with unanswered questions.

It has a video section where you can watch free videos, and a Preparation Plans section where you can choose your UPSC preparation plan, and through the Scholarship section apply for scholarship in the app.

The app will track the modules, quizzes and mocks, and your classes that you have completed, the ones still pending and whether or not you are on schedule.


  • Free videos
  • Preparation Plans
  • Quizzes
  • UPSC Guru
  • Scholarship

Exam for which students can use UPSC Pathshala app:

  • UPSC Prelims
  • UPSC Mains
  • UPSC Interview


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This app is meant for students between class 6 and class 12 of CBSE or CSE board. It helps to clear the doubts related to the school curriculum and to top their school exams. Used by 1.5cr students, this app has sample papers, study material, revision notes and previous years’ question papers along with homework help and exam preparation help for improving the performance of students.

Features and services provided by the App-

  • Free Homework Help & Clearing Doubts.
  • NCERT Solutions for class 6 -12, making the homework easy.
  • Ask and Answer feature for expert-certified solutions for all subjects: 16 lakh questions & 40 lakh free answers till now
  • Textbook Solutions for over 50 popular reference books like R.D. Sharma, P.S. Verma and many more.
  • Video lessons with rich animations. Over 14000 high-quality videos conforming to NCERT Books.
  • CBSE and ICSE aligned study notes to learn any topic.
  • Unlimited practice questions
  • Free Social Learning with Dashboard feed tells you what your friends from school are studying.
  • Over 9000 sample papers for CBSE & ICSE Class 6 to Class 12.
  • Topic Tests, Chapter tests & Full-length mock tests
  • Easy revision notes for Class 6 to Class 12.
  • CBSE Class 10 Previous year board papers, CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Board Papers.
  • Ace exams like NTSE, NSO (National Science Olympiad), IMO (International Mathematics Olympiad), and IEO (International English Olympiad) with our study material, mock tests, and practice papers.

Exams for which students globally use Meritnation:

  • Engineering entrance exams (JEE Main and JEE Advanced 2018, 2019, 2020)-2 year course and 1-year course for Class 11 and Class 12 JEE aspirants.
  • Medical entrance exams (NEET 2018, NEET 2019 & NEET 2020)-2 year course and 1-year course for Class 11 and Class 12 NEET aspirants
  • Commerce – CA CPT
  • Other Exams – NDA & BBA

Subjects covered for Class 6, Class 7, Class 8, Class 9 and Class 10: Science, Math, Social Science, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, French and General Knowledge (GK)

Subjects covered for Class 11 and Class 12: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Math, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, English, Hindi, History, and Geography.


BYJU’S – The Learning App

The app’s tagline is “Fall in Love with learning!”

This apps provides a learning tool for classes 6 to 12 Math & Science to Competitive Exam Prep like JEE, AIPMT, CAT & IAS. It aims to help students master concepts using visualization tools through video lessons.


  • Engaging Video Lessons
  • Special Modules: ICSE, CBSE Sample Papers for Class 7-10 students and AIPMT & IITJEE coaching for Class11-12 students.
  • Video lectures For CAT Aspirants directly from Byju Raveendran and Santosh themselves and complete test series (over 200 chapter-wise tests) and 20 Full-Length Mocks.
  • The modules provide complete coverage of all state-level Boards, ICSE and CBSE syllabus for class 10, 9, 8 and 7.
  • Complete IIT JEE Preparation and AIPMT Preparation for Class 11-12.
  • Chapter-wise Tests for Class 7-12:
  • Full length and topic-based tests including IITJEE and AIPMT Mock Tests & ICSE and CBSE sample papers for class 10 to 7.
  • Detailed Analysis helps to improve performance.
  • Personal Mentors & Guides provide a solid foundation for IIT JEE preparation.
  • Adaptive Learning.



Wikipedia has currently become the biggest source of online information and education with 39 million articles in nearly 300 languages. Wikipedia is designed to let users learn and explore available human knowledge.

With topics such as current affairs, trending topics and this day that year, it provides an interesting way to keep oneself glued to learning and exploring.


  • Topics: Current affairs, Trending topics, this day that year.
  • Customized feed lets you choose your desired content.
  • Customizable reader
  • Voice-integrated search
  • Geo tagged articles
  • Switch to reading in the language of your choice
  • Table of contents which lets you jump to article sections
  • Organize and access even offline
  • Sync lists to your Wikipedia account across devices.
  • High-resolution images
  • Wiktionary linked to help with definitions and word meanings.



With access to more than 3000 amazing speeches and presentations from the most intelligent and qualified people across the globe, the TED app is a big contender for the top five educational apps. You can explore the videos by topic and mood, from topics like tech and science to psychology.


  • Browse the entire TED Talks video library
  • Subtitles in over 100 languages.
  •  Listen to episodes of the acclaimed TED Radio Hour podcast
  • Listen to TED’s new podcast: Sincerely, X, where we dive into ideas shared anonymously.
  • Log in to your TED profile to sync saved talks on all devices.
  • Download video or audio of talks for offline playback.
  • Bookmark talks for later.
  • Discover inspiring, funny, or interesting talks and curated playlists.
  • Build your playlist
  • Play on your device or send to your home entertainment system via Chromecast or with Android TV.


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Payal Ghosh

Payal is an FRM and an XLRI Jamshedpur alumnus interested in things as diverse as Waste Management and photography. She has over 16 years of work experience and is passionate about writing, teaching and sustainable living. Helping students and seeing them succeed makes gives her motivation to push herself further.

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