YouTube Premium launches cheap 'Student Plans' in India

YouTube Premium launches cheap 'Student Plans' in India

Rishabh Pachory

YouTube is one of the most popular video streaming platforms in the world. It has a massive user base across the world and is the go to website for your daily dose of entertainment. YouTube Premium is the website's service that allows users access to a different type of content and the service is paid. Though YouTube Premium doesn't cost a bomb, it is still rather out of reach from the young generation that are still students. To gain an influx of a new audience, the company is deciding to have special plans for students which can be purchased at a lower price point.

YouTube on Wednesday introduced a new plan for students for YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium in India that will allow eligible college students to get discounted access to music, global originals and movies ad-free for Rs 59 and Rs 79, respectively.

"The 'Student Plans' are currently available to full-time students from accredited colleges or universities in India," the company said in a statement.

The Google-owned video and content sharing platform had launched YouTube Music and YouTube Premium subscription plans for users to get a better experience with ad-free, background and offline access last month.

Since it offers a slew of benefits, it is a great service and one that is actually worth the money. Students can now avail of it at a very cheap price and all they have to do is to show a valid college ID and they're good to go. Background play is one of the most highly requested features on YouTube and since the Premium version allows for it, the service surely shouldn't go abegging.

The change is a major advantage to students and is one that you shouldn't think twice about spending on. Apart from all the added features you get with it, there is a certain plan that also gets you a free Google play subscription, which is a great added benefit.