Online education: How this university is helping students stay ahead during the Covid-19 pandemic

The entire world is under a lockdown. Social distancing is the need of the hour. Galgotias University is one of the few universities in India to easily adapt to advanced technologies to ensure effective online learning for its students.

Online classes during Covid-19: Calibrated learning

The university is organizing online seminars and masterclasses by industry experts for different courses. Students are being exposed to the best experts in the industry while sitting at home.

The university has been using online platforms such as Zoom, Moodle, Google Classroom, Google Hangouts, Skype, WebEx, and Virtual Labs for the last few years. Post the lockdown, the faculty will continue with its online classes, assignments, and assessments.

“Galgotias University has been embracing new technologies for over a decade. Our students have always been ahead in terms of learning and adapting to Industry 4.0 technologies, thereby resulting in outstanding placements year after year,” says Dhruv Galgotia, CEO, Galgotias University.

The robust and dynamic learning management system at Galgotias University has ensured that students are constantly engaged during the Covid-19 crisis.

Digital infrastructure: Learning management system and e-resources

The digital learning environment at Galgotias is state of the art, with latest online tools, software and learning management systems for online teaching, assessments, and examinations.

Students are being exposed to more than 15,000+ online lectures, 9,200 e-learning resources, 3,000+ virtual classroom instances, 4,000+ online assignments, 1,000+ virtual videos and more than 500+ virtual programming labs.

The students have access to over 4,000+ courses on various MOOC platforms (for credit transfer). These courses help them develop industry-ready skills. E-resources such as NPTEL, SWAYAM, UDEMY, COURSERA, and MITCourseware links are shared with all the students.

The mobile application at Galgotias University is dynamic and designed to assist students in every way possible. It not only allows students to plan their lectures, but also stay informed about all seminars, activities and events, such as attendance status, results, and course handouts provided by the faculty

The campus is spread across an area of 52 acres. It is equipped with all the requisites needed to complement experiential teaching and learning.

Located in Greater Noida, it witnesses among the highest enrolments among private universities in India. About 18,000 students across 100+ plus undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are experiencing quality education there.

Moreover, it serves as a home for more than 1,000+ notable faculty members handpicked from top institutions globally. Further, it extends help to meritorious students by providing them with scholarship opportunities. HT


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