Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes In India

Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes In India

Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes in India

With the Digital Media Growth which was estimated at 4.5 trillion online ads served annually with digital media spend at 48% growth in 2010 (according to Wikipedia), the digital marketing has proved to be a big boom to the industry.
From businesses employing Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA) to tailor advertising for internet users, an increase in the portion of advertising stems, but OBA raises a concern for consumer privacy and data protection.
With the business, particularly in India, still in the outset with a colossal anticipated development potential and a lack of prepared experts, numerous understudies, graduates, and youthful experts are hopeful of getting an advanced promoting temporary fad. Thus, this has provoked the requirement of the courses in Digital Marketing.

Digital marketing’s development since the 1990s and 2000s has changed the way brands and businesses use technology for marketing. As digital platforms are increasingly incorporated into marketing plans and everyday life, and as people use digital devices instead of visiting physical shops, digital marketing campaigns are becoming more prevalent and efficient.

But, the pattern of Digital Marketing came late in India, amid the end of 2011, yet from that point of time, we have seen an enormous growth in the field.

With the increase in the usage of internet and social media popularity, it can be expected to grow more in the recent times or in the future.
Keeping in mind the popularity of internet and skill of using, learning and gaining more and more knowledge about it, different institutions, organizations as well as associations have begun courses in Digital Marketing.

This is true that whatever knowledge they provide is the least they can tell, for me Digital Marketing is much wider than what we get a knowledge.

Digital marketing methods such as Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, E-mail Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Affiliate Marketing etc. are particular fields and has their own importance. Though Digital Marketing includes more fields than this.

There are Some organizations or institutes which are providing courses, particularly in these fields. Well according to me, you can become a Digital Marketer without going to the courses or training programs. However, we feel that going through a proper training program is better for you because we feel that a good training program will give you a good learning structure, mentorship and the opportunity to connect with like-minded people.

So, if you are looking for an institute which can give you best knowledge about Digital Marketing, but, you are confused which one to choose, because every institute claims to be No.1 Institute, so, we think you are at the right place, your research will end here. We are going to enlist top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes in India, but we don’t claim that the one on the top list is No.1, but one of the best.

So guys, here we go!

#1 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes-
Image result for is an education and training company, based in Bangalore, India. They have their office in San Francisco, California as well. They provide a Digital Marketing Program, which is named as “The Digital Marketing Certified Associate (DMCA)”.

The course is designed to master the essential disciplines in Digital Marketing, including Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Conversion Optimization, Web Analytics, Content Marketing, E-mail Marketing and Mobile Marketing. have more than 400 certification courses which include both online as well as offline courses, based on the need of the students, 5,00,000+ Professionals Trained, 2,000+ Qualified Trainers and last but not the least 40+ Global Accreditations, has become one of the world’s largest certification training providers. It launches 200+ courses in three training modes: online self-paced learning, classroom, and online classroom

“The Digital Marketing Certified Associate (DMCA)” costs differently for individuals and for businesses:

For Individuals:

Self –Paced Learning– 180 days of access to high-quality, self-paced learning content designed by industry experts. Costs around Rs 12,999/-.
Online Classroom Flexi-Pass– 90 days of access to 5+ instructor-led online training classes
180 days of access to high-quality, self-paced learning content.

This course costs around Rs 20,999/-.

#2 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes- AIMA
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AIMA, the All India Management Association, which is the national apex body of professional management of India, in a joint venture with Digital Vidya launched Social Media marketing workshop series in India in 2009 and bring a joint Certification Programme In Digital Marketing and Analytics.

They offer Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing and Corporate Training in Digital Marketing Executives of ITDC group.

AIMA’s Digital Marketing modules consist of:

#2hrs session on introduction to Digital Marketing
#Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
#Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
#Web Analytics
#E-mail Marketing
#Social Media Marketing (SMM)
#Content and Blog Marketing (CBM)
#Mobile Marketing (MM)

Fee Structure includes- Rs. 36,000 + 18% GST

Price includes 5 months Course fee + Certification Exam fee+ Study material
There are installment options as well.

#3 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes- DSIM
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DSIM is Delhi School of Internet Marketing which is a trademark of “Kixx Media Pvt. Ltd.” as a leading Internet Marketing Training provider for Corporate, Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Students.

Delhi School of Internet Marketing provides full-fledged live classroom training for industry executives and entrepreneurs. They aim to teach marketers how to reach the right target market with a lower acquisition cost in the best way possible.

DSIM provides “Advance Masters in Digital Marketing”. It consists of 4 courses in one programme. The Digital Marketing Course, Advanced Optimization Strategies, Kunal’s MasterClasses, Black Hat Techniques etc. The course consists of 36 modules.

Fee Structure- Rs. 66,450 + 18% GST

#4 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes- NIIT Digital Marketing
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NIIT is a very well-known training institute in India. They are the first one to launch Digital Marketing program in India.
NIIT provides its learners with a strong portfolio of courses that culminate in a Certificate in Digital Marketing and a Diploma in Digital Marketing. These include the following:

Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing
 In Mobile Marketing
 In Social Media Marketing
 Professional Diploma in Search Marketing

NIIT does not provide the online training you have to visit the training centers for training, non-transparent pricing, as well as it is not an exclusive Digital Marketing Training Company, are some of the drawbacks of NIIT. But if you have done some course with NIIT earlier, you may prefer NIIT.

#5 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes-Digital Vidya
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Digital Vidya is Asia’s leading Digital Marketing & Data Analytics training company and the first to launch Social Media Marketing Workshop Series in India.

Digital Vidya offers customized Digital Marketing & Analytics Training Programs for corporations to scale up their businesses.
Digital Vidya is to train their agencies & partners respectively. Google & Microsoft India’s official training partner.

It was founded in 2009 by Pradeep Chopra and Kapil Nakra. Since 2009, over 26500+ professionals (including CXOs) from 12000+ brands such as Nokia, Google, eBay, Reliance, Star TV, Cisco, MakeMyTrip, Naukri, SAP, Citibank, Toyota, Intel, ITC, CNBC, Madison and CII have participated in more than 1900+ Digital Marketing & Data Analytics trainings by Digital Vidya across Asia.

They offer 8 certification courses as of now. CDMM – Certified Digital Marketing Master Course should be your preference to start with. CDMM is their flagship course. The cost of this program is Rs.49,900 + Service tax.

Apart from the top level CDMM Course, they are providing with other short courses as well:

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
 Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
 Social Media Marketing (SMM)
 Email Marketing
 Inbound Marketing
 Growth Hacking
 Web Analytics
 Mobile Marketing

There are some specialization modules as well students can choose these sessions based on their online marketing objectives. These sessions happen on weekday evening hours:

Facebook Marketing (in association with Facebook)
• Affiliate Marketing
• Content Marketing (in association with LinkedIn)
• Integrated Digital Marketing Strategy
• How to become a Freelancer in Digital Marketing?
• E-commerce Listing vs Website vs Marketplace
• How to create an Infographic Resume?
• Programmatic Marketing
• Media Buying and Planning
• Adobe Analytics – SiteCatalyst
• Video Advertising
• Shopping Advertising
• Advanced Display Advertising
• Google Analytics Individual Qualification
Digital Vidya provides certifications:
Facebook Marketing Master Certifications
Content Marketing Certifications
Government Certification (V Skills)
Google Certifications
HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification

#6 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes- EduPristine
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EduPristine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE ), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. Edupristine is one of India’s leading training provider Analytics, Accounting, Finance, Health Care and Marketing.

It was founded in 2008 and has a strong online platform and networks of classroom across India. It also provides self-paced learning and online learning, apart from classroom learning.

They have a faculty pool of 600+ industry experts. Their module includes:

Introduction to Digital Marketing
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Mobile Marketing and Optimization
SEM-PPC Marketing
Social Media Marketing
E-mail Marketing
Marketing Automation
Affiliate Marketing
Funnel Marketing and Growth Hacking
Web Analytics
Content Marketing and Conversion Rate Optimization
Soft Skill Training
Fee Structure- Rs 60,000/- (inclusive of all taxes)

#7 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes- Manipal Global Education Services
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Manipal Global is a well-known brand in India.
It offers customized training solution for industry partners, as well as direct-to-learner specialized Diplomas and Certificate programs in various fields like Information Technology, Finance, and Management.

Manipal ProLearn has redefined learning in the professional certification program space with a wide range of course options, expert faculty, and an award-winning learning platform.
Over the last two years, more than 21,000 learners have advanced their careers with the aid of Manipal Prolearn’s Courses.

Manipal offers digital marketing training in a classroom setup with a physically present instructor. Their fees are also reasonable at Rs.25,000 plus service tax. The course spans three months.

According to them, their training is best suited for: Students, Individuals/beginners seeking career opportunities in the marketing domain, Marketing professionals, Web marketers, and Entrepreneurs.

Their Curriculum includes:

Introduction to Digital Marketing
Creation of Website, Microsite
Fundamentals of Adwords
Search Advertising and Adword Tools
Display Advertising using Adwords
Video Advertising using YouTube
Advertising on Mobile
Shopping Advertising with Google
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Social Media Marketing (SMM)
Web Analytics
Google Analytics
Content and Inbound Marketing
Programmatic Buying, Email and Affiliate Marketing

Fee Structure- Rs 25,000/- plus Service Tax.

They also offer another online digital marketing certification program for Rs.11,125. This is suitable for those who do not want to travel and learn in a classroom setup
For more information, you can visit the site.

#8 of Top 10Digital Marketing Institutes- Digital Academy India
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Digital Academy is a leading digital marketing training and consulting initiative in India.
They claimed to have trained more than 5,000 people across the country on courses which empower individuals for both personal and professional growth.

They have designed the ‘Certification Program in Digital Marketing’ to empower professionals and entrepreneurs to reach their digital marketing goals. Our Project-based teaching methodology covers both the strategy and implementation techniques which help you develop tangible skills.

The Course consists of 6 modules as under:

Module 1: Search Engine Marketing (SEM)


– Google AdWords
– Digital Display Advertising
– Remarketing Campaigns
– Cross Device Marketing

Module 2: Social Media Marketing (SMM)

– Effective Social Media Strategy
– Paid Campaigns on Social Media Platforms
– Measuring RoI on Social Media


Module 3: Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

– keyword search and on page optimization
– Off page SEO and Link Building
– SEO audit and measurement tracking


Module 4: Email Marketing

– Effective Email Design and Functionality
– Customer acquisition strategies
– Email Marketing Analytics

Module 5: Web Analytics

– Understanding Data that Matters
– Setting up Google Analytics
– Understanding user data


Module 6: Integrated Digital Marketing Communications (IMC)

– Creating an effective pitch for High-Value Clients

Fee structure- Rs 34,900/– +Taxes

You can visit the site here.

#9 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes- EDUKART
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EduKart is India’s leading education marketplace, offering education seekers a platform to choose and a bouquet of courses in degree, diploma, certificate categories.

Explore courses ranging from degree programs such as MBA, PGDM, MCA, MA, MCom, MSc, BBA, BCA, BA, BCom and BSc to Industry certifications in areas of Digital Marketing, IT, Big Data, Finance, Law & Health and many more.

EduKart was started by Ishan Gupta along with a passionate founding team in 2011. The team is immensely passionate about delivering high-quality education and believes that EduKart creates a difference in the lives of those who aspire to move ahead.

EduKart offers “Certification Course in Digital Marketing Certified by IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India). It is a 6 months course and course fee is very nominal of Rs 7500/

For more information, you can visit the site.

#10 of Top 10 Digital Marketing Institutes- Learning Catalyst
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Learning Catalyst specializes in niche web/mobile related programs and we do a fantastic job with it. It is based in Mumbai.

They have experience in doing courses in niche web/mobile areas. These include doing customized corporate training for companies like ICICI and IBM.
They regularly do Webinars, where they invite some best finest minds to discuss relevant issues.

Learning Catalyst is a one-stop solution for all the avenues of Digital Marketing. Below, you check our offerings in the Digital Marketing Domain.
A Complete Digital Marketing course for students, graduates & working professionals.
• Lifetime access to our Online Course Material.
• Practical experience with our assignment.
• Summer/Winter Internships.
• Job Placement Support.
• Freelance Job Support.


As we have discussed top 10 institutes of digital marketing in India. You have seen that every institute is providing more or less the same modules, but differ in fee structure.

Apart from these online and offline courses based on fee structure, there many online and offline free Digital Marketing Courses.
We at Digital Dhairya provides free offline Digital Marketing Course.

Well, I have done my Digital Marketing Course from (Delhi School of Internet Marketing) DSIM, and consider it to be the best one. You can go to the websites of each institute and decide which one will suit you.
I hope this article has given you an overview of the best Digital Marketing Institutes in India. We also hope that now you will be able to take the best decision for yourself, as to which one to choose.

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In your service,
Dhairya Singh Chauhan

Thank You!

Digital Dhairya

About the author

Dhairya Singh Chauhan is a Google certified professional who has achieved hundreds of number one rankings over the past 5-years. Dhairya has consulted countless clients on SEO and how to make money online, from small family-owned businesses to international brands.

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