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How To Get YouTube Premium Student Discount?

After the various student discount programs offered by other multimedia platforms such as Spotify, Amazon, and Hulu. Youtube also started a discount service for students. The youtube student discount waves off 50% of the subscription fees for students. vector illustration cartoon students 29937 2100 e1604201187701Many students have already availed of this discount while many others have applied for that. Getting a youtube student discount is not a  difficult task either you just need to prove your studentship and you are good to go. If you are looking to sign up for a youtube student discount then this article is surely for you. Read this article till the end to know how to get a youtube student discount easily. Let’s start:


What Is YouTube Premium Student Discount?

Youtube has started providing discounts on its services to students. These services include wave off on Youtube and Youtube music too. The services include an ad-free subscription for youtube and youtube music. Though you need to pay differently for both the services. The first month is total as a free trial and you need to pay a discounted amount afterward.

Premium BannerSince I am an Indian I will talk of here only,  In India, YouTube Music is available at only Rs 59 per month, and the YouTube premium video services are available at Rs 79 per month. You just need to verify your college enrollment to avail of these services. The services are available for graduate students only. And your college must be accredited by respective authorities.

How To Get Youtube Premium Student Discount?

Getting a youtube premium student discount is not a difficult task but it can take a long time if you don’t apply in a proper way. Here are the steps that will guide you in getting a student discount for youtube. I myself got the discount a week ago and I am attaching the screenshots below. Let’s start:

  1. Visit the youtube premium homepage and Click on “Student Plan”. The option will be given at the bottom.SharedScreenshot
  2. After clicking on the student plan you will be shown a “try it free” option on student plan. Click on that.SharedScreenshot1
  3. You will be directed to the Sheer ID page for further verification. Enter your details on that page.SharedScreenshot2
  4. Once you have entered all the information on the Sheer ID verification page, click on the “Next Button”SharedScreenshot3
  5. You will be asked to enter more information in the form of a file that proves your college enrollment. The file can be an image, JPEG, PDF, PNG, GIF.used my college ID card for verification purposes. SharedScreenshot4
  6. Once you have entered all the information and uploaded related files. You need to wait for 48 hrs to get yourself verified. As of now, you will be redirected to youtube automatically.SharedScreenshot5

Guys this was a simple procedure that I followed to get a youtube premium student. Isn’t it easy?

Some FAQs Regarding Youtube Premium Student Discount

Here some frequently asked questions by first-timers for availing of youtube student discounts. You can refer to these:-

What Is Eligibility Criteria For Youtube Student Discount?

There is a general eligibility criterion that students need to have for getting discount services. Students must be 18+. The college of students must be recognized by the govt. authorities. The discount program will last for 4 years or your entire graduation. Once you complete graduation your subscription will be automatically canceled. To get regularly updated with your college status youtube asks you to verify your enrollment after every 12 months.

What Is The Cost Of Youtube Student Discount Program?

These costs differ from country to country. In the US cost of a student plan for youtube is $6.99 and for youtube music, it is $4.99. And you get access to all the premium features including Ad-free music as well as videos. Playing Videos and music in the background and downloads. youtube subscription plans

But In India costs differ a lot due to currency change. You get a youtube premium at 79 INR and Youtube music at 59 INR.

Final Words

Before you think of buying a premium membership from youtube. Don’t forget to apply for a student discount too. Many guys have a mindset that student discounts don’t offer much, but youtube student discount offers you all its premium features, unlike Hulu. Also, Availing of the discount is not that difficult.

I have included all the necessary screenshots that will guide you. In case you have any doubts regarding the same, tell me in the comments section. I will surely help you. Also, don’t forget to share this post with your friends.



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