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From Class to Kota Factory; 5 web series guaranteed to make you miss high school

If you miss your days in school or college, or if you're just a lover of campus drama, then this list of web series is for you.

From Class to Kota Factory; 5 web series guaranteed to make you miss high school
Class; Kota Factory; Staffroom
  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 04.30 AM, May 20, 2023


What you're looking for in a story is probably what you'll find on TV or social media. Teenagers, young adults, and even future educators can find the love of their lives and create unforgettable moments at college. Stories set on college campuses have long been a hit with readers and viewers because of the universality of the situations depicted there. Until the latter part of the 2010s, many web series focused on college campus romance, college life, and stories centred around teachers or students.

If you miss your days in school or college, or if you're just a lover of campus drama, then this list of web series is for you.


Ashim Ahluwalia's murder thriller, Class, which is based on the Spanish series Elite, has been a huge success. Anjali Sivaraman, Gurfateh Pirzada, Piyush Khati, Madhyama Segal, Cwaayal Singh, Zeyn Shaw, and Chintan Rachchh are among the young performers included in the show's main cast. The series follows three students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds as they navigate life at a fictitious, posh high school in Delhi called Hampton International. The show provides a fresh take on a wide range of social issues affecting young people today, including casteism, child abuse, corruption, homophobia, religious prejudice, and economic inequality in India. You can watch it on Netflix right now!

Staff Room

Dice Media's new dramedy series, Staff Room: Teacheron Ka Adda, is hilarious. The show focuses on hardworking educators in their natural habitat, the faculty lounge. The show is set in a fictional Delhi school called Janaki Prakash Public School, and it follows a group of teachers as they deal with the stresses of their jobs and personal lives while trying to do their best for their kids. The show's success may be attributed to the stellar performances of Apara Mehta, Shahnawaz Pradhan, Tushar Pandey, Simran Sharma, and Srishti Dixit, among others. The new series accurately depicts the daily struggles of educators and provides a window into their world. You can stream the show for free on Amazon's miniTV.

Kota Factory

Kota Factory is a groundbreaking series that has won the affection of millions of Indians. Starring Mayur More, Jitendra Kumar, and Ranjan Raj, the show is a coming-of-age drama about Vaibhav, a young student at Maheshwari, one of Kota's top training schools. The show delves into the struggles that students experience when attempting to pass the IIT admission exam, which is famously rigorous. The first two seasons became a cultural landmark and a beacon of hope for students all around the country who are struggling to navigate the competitive world of education because of their honest representation of the education system and the challenges they encounter. You can watch it on Netflix right now!


The web series Flames has been popular for a long time. Season 3 of Flames is significantly more dramatic than the previous two seasons, which explored teenage romance and character development. The five-part series centres on the protagonists' trials as they navigate relationships, senior year, and potential careers. Featuring Ritvik Sahore, Tanya Maniktala, Sunakshi Grover, Shivam Kakar, and Deepesh Sumitra Jagdish, the drama succeeds in balancing its themes of friendship, romance, and emotion. You can watch the entire series on Amazon Prime Video.

School Days: The Backbenchers

The Backbenchers takes you on a nostalgic journey back to your high school and first love days. The play explores the nuanced nature and constant change of human connections. Two male protagonists develop romantic feelings for the same female character. The show has just the right amount of comedy, romance, and suspense to keep you interested all the way through to the end. The web series is an emotional trip that will transport you back to the elation and perplexity of your own high school years. The comedic series, which features the acting debuts of Tanya Maniktala, Manan Madaan, Sahil Verma, Shreya Singh, Ankit Motghare, and Simar Singh, may be viewed in its entirety on YouTube.