upGrad Education will grant ESOPs to 600 employees, taking the total tally to 780. It covers all employees who have completed a year of service in the firm. It also announced a flexible leave policy for its 2,500 employees. The ESOP pool stands at around 14% of the total equity of the company. upGrad currently offers online programs in the area of data science, technology, management and law to college students, working professionals as well as enterprises.