But the biggest problem is the thought of being paired up with a "creep".
Married men lurk as bachelors in a bid to bed unsuspecting women.
Young marketing professional Mridul Saboo enjoys a full life in metropolitan Mumbai.
Many of the apps do not verify facts, so anybody can pass off as single.
"The creepy factor of dating apps has put off girls in India and without girls, these apps cannot work.
It is a complaint that you often hear from women who try out the new dating sites and apps.
"When I say I want marriage, most men disappear," says Mauli Singh, a 35-year-old divorcee from Mumbai, who started looking at dating apps three months ago.
Members can access the database of this site, which focuses on professionals, largely engineers and MBAs.
They also have to pass through a stiff entry format.
The sites don't want to be known as dating platforms, or as matrimonial sites, which they say are often controlled by parents, and deal with outdated concepts such as castes, sub-castes and skin colour.
"We like to say we are not-yet-shaadi.com," says Aarti Kapoor, chief engagement officer of Waltzz, a matchmaking site for those looking for long-term relationships, launched by Tina Chulet (wife of Quikr founder Pranay Chulet) in March 2015.
You can sign in only through a Facebook or Linked In account. Teams check out FB pages carefully - anyone with too few friends, for instance, is suspect.