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7 Indian school & college life web series high on nostalgia

Are you the studious one? Or maybe the class clown who gets all the attention? Or the jock? Or you might just have left the student life decades behind? The days of classrooms and playgrounds hold a sense of nostalgia for many.

So why not reminisce the days behind, or if you’re studying right now, get a dose of relatability.

We’ve got you covered with seven school and college life web series with just as many, or more, antics that you’re used to seeing in classes, canteens and corridors.

Kota Factory

Available on: TVFPlay

Directed by Raghav Subbu for The Viral Fever, Kota Factory, the first-ever black and white show, unveils the aspects of Kota and its coaching centres.

The web series, available on TVFPlay and YouTube, is a bittersweet and blatant attempt at busting and changing perspectives on exam preparations.

Kota Factory features Vaibhav Pandey (Mayur More) as a 16-year-old IIT aspirant who moves from Itarsi to Kota.

College Romance

Available on: Netflix

Starring three best friends, Karan (Keshav Sadhna), Trippy (Manjot Singh) and Naira (Apoorva Arora), College Romance is the epitome of how quickly college romances take off and how equally as quickly make a crash landing.

Watch this light-hearted, college romedy to prep for a make-up break-up season for when you get back to college.

Class of 2020

Available on: ALTBalaji

Created by Vikas Kapoor, Class of 2020 features an erratic school life. It stars Rohan Mehra and Joyita Chatterjee.

The web series highlights a group of school students on an experimental roller-coster of sex, drugs, peer pressure and anxiety.


Available on: TVFPlay

You know that innocent childhood romance that each of us had? Flames has got us covered and is set to transform us back to explore our favourite, or not-so-favourite, subject: Chemistry.

The web series, starring Ritvik Sahore and Tanya Maniktala in the lead roles, features love in tuition centres of Delhi over a span of two seasons.


Available on: MX Player

Bad (apparently) boys falling in love with front-bencher, intelligent girls. ImMature stars innocent and inquisitive school-goers, wanting to come first in the race of maturity.

The web series features Rashmi Agdekar, Chinamay Chandraunshush, Visshesh Tiwari and Omkar Kulkarni in lead roles.

Laakhon Mein Ek

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

Created by Biswa Kalyan Rath, Laakhon Mein Ek is a story of an average student, Aakash, caught up in the race of making it to the IITs. The web series magnifies the struggles of someone who hasn’t prepared for IIT entrances since childhood.

In season one, the plot centres on Ritvik Sahore, and in the second, it focuses on Shweta Tripathi.


Available on: Netflix

Featuring Prajakta Koli, Rohit Saraf and a host of promising young actors, Mismatched revolves around students in a three-month app development course in Jaipur.

When their professor announces a competition for creating the best app, the road ahead seems far from smooth.

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