ICT Adoption in Education Sector India 2012

Report Summary

Slide 1: Executive summary
Slide 2-5: Indian Education Sector Overview - Indian Education System, Market Size & Growth (2011-2015e), Growth of Formal and Non-formal Education System (2011-2015e), Market Size & Growth of K12 Schools, Higher Education, Preschools, Coaching Class, Vocational Training, Books, Multimedia and ICT in govt. Schools (2011-2015e)
Slide 6: Indian Education Sector - Drivers Summary
Slide 7-9: Drivers
Slide 10: Indian Education Sector - Challenges Summary
ICT in Education Market 
Slide 11: Application of ICT in Education Sector 
Slide 12: ICT in Education - Market Overview, Market Size & Growth (2011-2015e) and Y-o-Y share of ICR in Education Sector (2011-2015e)
Slide 13: ICT Oriented Educational Startups 
Slide 14: Major ICT Use - Summary 
Slide 15: Storage Area Network, Key Hardware Required and Key Software Required
Slide 16-17: Key SAN Benefits 
Slide 18: A Typical SAN Architecture 
Slide 19: Enterprise Resource Planning and Major ERP Components
Slide 20: Software as a Service - ERP Applications and SaaS Benefits 
Slide 21: A Typical ERP System - Educational Institutes  
Slide 22: Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), WLAN Benefits
Slide 23: A Typical WLAN Architecture 
Slide 24-25: Some Major Educational Institutes - ICT Implementation 
Slide 26: ICT Benefits 
Slide 27: Government Initiatives Overview 
Slide 28-35: Government Initiatives 
Slide 36: NGOs and Private Players - Indian Education Sector Overview 
Slide 37-40: NGOs and Private Players 
Slide 41-45: Initiatives Promoting ICT in Education Sector 
Slide 46: Recent Developments
Slide 47: Challenges - Poor Internet Services 
Slide 48: Challenges - Comparison of Internet Connection - BRIC Nations
Slide 49: Challenges - Rural Urban Barrier & Lack of Physical Infrastructure 
Slide 50-51: Market Strategies - Major ICT Vendors 
Role of Cloud - Education Sector 
Slide 52-53: Cloud Computing - Education Sector Snapshot, Benefits, Potential Cloud Users in India, Key Cloud based Solutions and Major Cloud Implementations 
Slide 54-66: Major Public Players
Slide 67-82: Major Private Players
Major Educational Institutes
Slide 83-93: Major Educational Institutes
Case Studies
Slide 94-96: Case Studies 
Strategic Recommendations 
Slide 97: Strategic Recommendations 
Slide 98: Appendix
Slide 99: Sources of Information

Table of content

Table of Contents
ICT in education sector consists of the implementation of various IT tools / applications which help facilitate imparting of better and efficient educational services. The market size was estimated to be valued a little over INR 40 bn in 2011. Encouraging Government initiatives and need for better and high quality educational services is boosting the ICT usage in education.

The report begins with an overview of the Indian education sector (IES) depicting the hierarchy in terms of ?Formal' and ?Non-formal' education system. A breakup of these individual education systems has also been furnished for a better understanding. The introduction section moves on with the overview of Indian education sector furnishing details such as market size and growth of Indian education sector, growth of formal and non-formal education system & their past and forecasted market breakup. Market size and growth details pertaining to individual segments of the education sector has been provided so as to provide a clear insight about the sector on a whole. Drivers and challenges identified in the section highlight the major factors aiding and hindering the growth in the sector. Drivers identified for the sector include favorable demographics, foreign direct investments and government initiatives. Whereas the prevailing challenges include limited access to educational institutes, lack of human resource and high drop ratio. 

ICT in education section of the report contains an in depth information about the use of ICT in education sector highlighting the key application areas of ICT. IT components used such as hardware, software and connectivity tools adopted by the education sector have been compiled in a tabular manner for a better understanding. Moving along the report illustrates the market share of ICT in education sector followed by the present and forecasted year on year share of ICT in education. It further talks about the major educational startups which incorporates ICT tools and solutions in their product portfolio for the education sector. A section on the major ICT solutions used in the education sector i.e. Storage Area Network, Enterprise Resource Planning and Wireless LAN is provided followed by a brief section stating some major educational institutes and specification of their ICT implementations. It is immediately followed by a section discussing the role of ICT in the enhancement of overall quality of education.

Government initiative section provides an exhaustive list of the various steps adopted by Government in promoting ICT oriented education. The report further mentions the various NGOs and private players participating in the education sector followed by a list of the major developments in the sector. Challenges identified in the sector comprises of poor internet services and rural urban barrier & lack of physical infrastructure.  Vendor strategies section talks about some of the major marketing initiatives taken by the leading vendors in the recent times. 

The report also explains the role of cloud in education sector wherein it outlines the various driving factors, potential cloud users in the sector and the relevant solutions for the sector. It enlists the major educational institutes to have adopted cloud computing in India.

Competition section has been profiled in details within the report which enables readers to get a clear picture of the current competitive scenario. The section lists the basic details of the players such as corporate information, business highlights and key members. The section also features financial analysis of key vendors which in turn provides us with the financial health of players.

Major educational institutes section has been strategically designed in order to serve as a list of prospective leads for ICT vendors. Names and relevant point of contact for institutes hailing from different segments of the education sector has been furnished. 

The report ends with the section listing some relevant case studies in the sector thereby highlighting real life examples in India. Strategic recommendation section in the report is the result of a thorough analysis of the market and provides effective business ideas for the players operating in the market.