Online Courses Helps A Village Boy Crack IIT

Online Courses Helps A Village Boy Crack IIT

  Rajiv Dantodiya, a Senior Analyst in Tetra Pack shows how you can achieve success with dedication and hardwork. He barely passed his 12th boards with 39% marks  yet he studied home and cracked IIT How did he make it? “It was because of a few grace marks in Chemistry that I managed to clear my 12th examination in 1995. Once that happened, I started looking for options for higher education,” he says. He was…

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Hit Offbeat Online Courses of 2018

Hit Offbeat Online Courses of 2018

As we know it, online courses are the new trend in the education sector and quite an effective trend. There are virtually courses on anything under the sun. While new skills and technical courses like AI, Blockchain, cryptocurrency are the most sought-after programmes, there are some exceptions. Offbeat courses like dog psychology, animal welfare etc. have also gained momentum. Here’s a list of few such offbeat courses which rocked the boat in 2018. Dog emotion and…

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AI Makes Online Courses Smarter

AI Makes Online Courses Smarter

Online learning and massive open online courses (MOOCs)  have changed our broken education for the better. With these in place, virtually anyone can learn anything from the top faculties of global universities. The system has addressed the inequalities of education and breached geographical barriers. Now, these online courses are becoming more smarter and effective with the onset of AI or Artificial Intelligence. What is it? Derek Haoyang Li, founder, and CEO of Squirrel AI, has assembled…

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Free Online Courses Prompt Students to Learn Better

Free Online Courses Prompt Students to Learn Better

Free Online Courses is a boon to the students in this age. It is here where each and everyone is equal. It is here where India is truly digital. This has helped millions of students and professionals learn from the top brains and reputed faculties of universities. This is the way to go forward to make education all-inclusive. How it acts like ‘an elixir’? By enrolling for online courses, students are able to complete entire…

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Online Courses To Reskill Professors and Stay Up-to-date

Online Courses To Reskill Professors and Stay Up-to-date

There’s no end to learning that’s what we heard at school. Guess what, it’s true and our teachers are learning it the hard way. Just mere degrees and training aren’t helpful anymore. Teachers and Professors are learning to acquire new skills and for these online courses are a win-win situation. Online Courses Reskill Chemistry, e-business, human rights, social inclusion and climate change — both online and offline refresher courses in subjects like these are helping…

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190 Universities Launched 600 Free Online Courses

190 Universities Launched 600 Free Online Courses

Online Courses are the norm of this decade and universities are fully utilizing it. 190 Universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. The Rise of MOOCs In the past six years or so, over 800 universities have created more than 10,000 of these MOOCs. And I’ve been keeping track of these MOOCs the entire time over at Class Central,…

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How Online Courses Can Help Improve Your Accounting Skills?

How Online Courses Can Help Improve Your Accounting Skills?

Online Courses has become quite the norm these days. Not only do they help to bridge the gap between theoretical and practical knowledge but they also impart a valuable avenue for students who can’t reach the classrooms. Keeping this in mind, online accountancy courses have become quite a rage among aspiring professionals. How does this help? Online accountancy courses easily incorporate changes to a curriculum allowing students to remain up to date with changes in…

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Engineering Self Esteem

Engineering Self Esteem

One of the greatest contributions of the IITs and IISc to society are the NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) courses in engineering and sciences. What is it? NPTEL is one of a educational platform in the world. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, which funded this initiative, has made these courses available free of cost to the public. NPTEL courses are an important part of India’s Massive Open Online Courses, SWAYAM. How is…

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India’s New Regulations for Online Courses and Programmes

India’s New Regulations for Online Courses and Programmes

The University Grants Commission (UGC) announced new regulations for online courses offering degrees, diplomas, and certificates by Universities and Institutions. This will ensure easy access to education for students and working professionals. As per the regulations, only non-technical courses can be offered online. Online Courses or Programmes in the field of engineering, law, medicine, dental, pharmacy, nursing, architecture, physiotherapy, applied arts can’t be done. Only programmes similar to programmes which have been offered in regular…

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MHRD Supported Digital Platforms For Quality Education

MHRD Supported Digital Platforms For Quality Education

MHRD or the Ministry of Human Resource and Development works tirelessly to promote education in the country. It’s their job to make sure that people get the benefits of education and become efficient in their work. For this MHRD has introduced these some of the best online courses, to impart quality education to a large number of students at the same time. These MHRD supported digital platforms brings quality education to our doorstep. And the best thing…

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