Research Outline

India HR Market Analysis


To understand the competitive landscape of the HR certification industry in India and HR certification market. The ideal research will provide the following details:
  • Top competitors in the HR certification program space in India, their website, prices, associations/partnerships, membership program, and specialization,
  • the total number of HR professionals in India, the number of people that have HR responsibilities, the number of people in the compensation/remuneration space, and the typical ratio of HR professionals to employees in India.
  • Common HR titles in India.
  • Demographics of HR professionals in India.
To also understand the top 500 employers in the Financial Tech, IT, Consumer Package Goods, and Pharmaceutical industries and the top 50 employers in the same industries in Pune, India.

Early Findings

Data Availability

  • Our initial research suggests that data on the top HR certification courses in India and objective statistics about HR professionals in India is limited. However, data on top companies in India and Pune are available.

The Largest Providers HR Certification Training

  • We were unable to find data on the biggest HR Certification providers in India based on an objective and comparable metric such as total number of certifications, total number students, or revenue in India.
  • However, SHRM-SCP, Indian Society of Training & Development (ISTD), Indian Society of Applied Behavioural Science (ISABS), Xavier School of Management, Association for Talent Development, and HRCI are mentioned as the top HR certification courses in India by sources such as Sumhr, Ntask Manager, and Lloyd Business School.

Typical HR Titles in India

  • The typical HR titles in India include Human Resource Manager, Human Resource Head, Head HR, Manager - People's Operation, Human Resource Director, Senior HR Executive, Human Resource Business Partner, Rewards Leader, HR Generalist, People Operations Leader, People's Expert, Chief People Officer, Staffing Lead, Head HR and Community, Sr. Talent Development Partner, and Manager Talent Acquisition.

Total Number of HR Professionals in India

  • Our research into the total number of HR professionals in India didn't yield any concrete result during our initial search. However, a deeper search may be able to uncover the data or a reliable estimate.


  • We were able to provide details on common HR titles in India as well as the top providers of HR certifications in India during the initial search.
  • Overall, data related to HR professionals are limited in the public domain, however, we were unable to perform exhaustive search during the initial hour of research and a deeper research may uncover more insights.
  • To get a deeper insight into the HR training certification market, competitors, and top companies in India, we recommend additional research. Details on our recommended research paths have been provided in our proposals below. Please select one or more proposals from those provided.