How To Get ‘Student Plan’ For YouTube Music Premium, YouTube Premium

Recently, Google launched the YouTube Music streaming service in India. It offers official songs, albums, playlists and artist radio along with a catalog of remixes, live performances, covers, music videos, etc. Now, YouTube introduced a new ‘Students plan’ for both YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium. Read more to find How To Get ‘Student Plan’ For YouTube Music Premium, YouTube Premium

How To Get 'Student Plan' For YouTube Music Premium, YouTube Premium

YouTube Music is available for free. However, it comes with ads. On the other hand, YouTube Music Premium offers a completely ad-free experience. It also allows you to play songs/ videos in the background even when the phone is locked.

You can get a subscription of YouTube Music Premium at Rs 99 per month or Rs 149.00/month for a family plan (can be shared with 5 more family members). Additionally, Google is offering the YouTube Premium in India at Rs 129 a month. This includes membership to YouTube Music Premium and access to all YouTube Original series (like Cobra Kai, BTS: Burn The Stage, etc).

Now, the video streaming giant has introduced a new ‘Students plan’ for its Premium ad-free services in India. As part of the new plan, all eligible college students will get a discount on their subscriptions. While the YouTube Music Premium will be available for just Rs 59, the YouTube Premium will cost Rs 79.

Also read: How To Turn Off YouTube Video Download Recommendations

How To Get ‘Student Plan’ For YouTube Music Premium, YouTube Premium

Note: The ‘Student Plans’ are only available to full-time students from accredited colleges or universities in India. Eligibility of the institution is determined by SheerID.

  • To check if your school has student plans available:
    1. Visit the Student Plan landing page for YouTube Premium or YouTube Music Premium.
    2. Select Get Student Plan.
    3. Type in your school on the SheerID form. If your school appears then student plans are available.
  • Be verified as a student by SheerID. For help with the verification process, email SheerID at [email protected].

If you meet all the eligibility requirements for a membership, you will be eligible for up to four years of student membership. You will be required to re-verify your eligibility every year.

Also read: How To Control Streaming, Download Quality On YouTube Music


Currently, YouTube has 1.9 billion users monthly active users. Google claims that users watch over 180 million hours worth videos on TV screens every month. The platform is also bringing original programming to several markets including India.

Recently, the video streaming platform has introduced several changes to its app. It now allows creators to add hashtags in video titles and description. You can use the ‘dark mode’ to reduce stress on your eyes. Additionally, Google is working on a new Explore tab that will replace the Trending section on the platform.

What do you think of the new Youtube feature? Are looking forward to trying it on your smartphone? Let us know in the comments section below.

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