22 easy Earning options for College students

Ankit Gupta
3 min readMar 9, 2022


College time is the best period to explore your hobbies & follow your passion, so make it worth living.

This will help you to have an understanding before choosing the right career, which is the best thing if done in the right time.

Before sharing earning options, Always remember one thing:

Never-ever stop learning at any part of your life!

Growth always comes from Learning.

I’m sharing 22 Easy ways for College Students & Freelancers to make Money to handle your own expenses.

  1. Explore your hobbies for which you are passionate about — Try creating an earning option out of it. (For more info you can have a look at my socials — Ankit Gupta )
  2. Learn Personal Finance & then Invest Before earing learn to Invest — India’s 24% of the population are financially literate. So, you really need to learn to make money out of money before earning.
  3. Freelancing — to earn Money Online as a Student
  4. Try doing any kind of Startups — It gives the best experience of your life. Even I did one in my college days.
  5. Online Tutoring
  6. Become Video Influencer — Make the best use of YouTube & Instagram
  7. Social Media Influencer — most convenient ways of making money for students in India
  8. Start Blogging — to live your Dream
  9. App Development & Web Development — These are good career option & you can make money right from your college days.
  10. Learn Programming — Find internships into that domain. In this fast moving tech world, Learning Programming is must. (Java, Python, C#, C++, R, etc)
  11. Translation Service — Learning any foreign language will definitely help you in the long run. (German, French, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese — These are some languages mostly used world wide whether you want to travel or just looking to excel into corporate)
  12. Part time Internships / Jobs — Online or offline
  13. Become Amazon Associates
  14. Affiliate Marketing
  15. Teach Instrument To Other Students — It can be Music, Photography, Sports, Gym instructor, etc. Turn your hobby into business.
  16. Become Reseller to make money online as a students
  17. Buy-Sell Domain
  18. Virtual Assistant
  19. Make Notes And Project for Others & Charge for it
  20. Work As A Delivery Guy or local jobs
  21. Find Job In Your College Or Campus
  22. Sell Your Notes /Art to make Cash (You can sell your art / pdf version of your notes on numerous sites like Gumroad)

If you are trying to find earning options at such an early age then you are already one step closer towards your dream.

All the Best!

Thanks for reading till the end! Hope it helps…

Happy Leaning!



Ankit Gupta

Data Analyst 👨‍💻 | Data Science Enthusiast | Top 50 finalist at Startup India Innovation Challenge | Digital Content Creator | Photography | Traveller