5 Ed-Tech platforms offering affordable courses for today’ era
Digital learning has essentially blurred the lines between learners’ time-bound or rigid schedules and their thirst for knowledge and skill gain
Digital learning is the buzzword of the 21st-century education world. It has emerged as an integral and resourceful approach for learners and educators. New-age education institutes are adopting digital transformation as a relevant, reliable and more effective mode of learning. In fact, it has gone beyond primary academic education to competitive entrance exam preparation. One of the most significant advantages of online learning is flexibility. Learners who cannot attend physical classrooms for various reasons are now able to study online from the comfort of their home, office or anywhere else. Digital learning has essentially blurred the lines between learners’ time-bound or rigid schedules and their thirst for knowledge and skill gain.
In the post-pandemic world, the education ecosystem is moving towards a hybrid model, taking the best of the online and offline world to create a holistic learning environment. Today, education institutes harness the power of digital learning and provide online coaching and offline classroom to prepare learners for future prospective. So, here are the 5 leading Ed-Tech platforms that will help Students and Parents with the best Education and skills.
PHYSICS WALLAH: Founded in 2016, Physics Wallah, the brainchild of Alakh Pandey and Prateek Maheshwar, strives to ensure that money should not be an obstacle in the path of achieving one’s dreams. It prepares students for engineering and medical entrance examinations by affordably providing them with guidance from distinguished teachers. Physics wallah specializes in giving comprehensive lectures and sessions on YouTube, the Physics Wallah app, and the website for students aspiring for NEET, JEE Mains. Having commenced operation as a YouTube channel by Alakh Pandey in 2014, Physics Wallah has grown rapidly since its inception. During the pandemic in 2020, Alakh joined hands with Prateek Maheshwari to work on a technology solution for students by launching the Physics Wallah app. The company currently boasts over 62 lakh subscribers on YouTube, with an impressive rating on its app.
CIVILSDAILY: The Delhi-based company is India’s largest in-person government exam mentoring platform. Civilsdaily is on a mission to change the way aspirants prepare for government exams by optimizing their entire preparation journey – from the start to the end. The company pioneers the concept of 1-1 mentorship via a dedicated team of mentors and leverages AI/ML to power its study material and assessments. Having close to 1 million app downloads with a rating of 4.7 and 2M monthly visits make it a favorite among students and toppers. individual and caters to the coverage of K-12 syllabus, with the incorporation of 1 million courses and helps students with the preparations of various school competitive exams.
BYJU’S: Byju’s, launched in 2015 is one of the best EdTech companies that provide effective and personalized learning programs, the target is to change learning into fun through their teaching method and 3D learning classes which will help the students to understand better yet result better. It facilitates you to learn from India’s top teachers and mentors. The platform focuses on learning programs for classes 1 – 12 (K-12), and aspirants of competitive exams like JEE, IAS etc. and subjects like Maths and Science, and the concepts are explained using 12-20-minute digital animation videos.
VEDANTU: Vedantu is one of India’s leading online tutoring platforms that mugs the entire syllabus ranging from NTSE, CBSE, ISCE, Olympiads, also of exams like IIT JEE. The platform also offers free online classes. Vedantu also offers free study material, other than the online classes. The platform has given free access to all live classes and content of Vedantu for Grades 1 to 12, JEE & NEET. The online classes can be accessed via their website and on their app that is available for free on Android and iOS.
TOPPR: Toppr being one of India’s leading Digital and Ed-Tech learning platforms is on a focus to build personalized learning. The platform provides the best possible team of teachers, engineering background educators and designers. It provides different learning styles according to every student’s need and requirements. Unlike other Ed-Tech platforms, this platform provides an all-personalized experience according to the student’s level of preparation. This is based on a strong question box of more than 1 lakh, that how it makes it comfortable for students. Toppr helps students measure how much syllabus they have covered.
Innovative Ideas and Breakthroughs from NMIMS MPSTME Civil Engineering
The department has published two patents, research papers at international conferences
The Civil Engineering department of NMIMS MPSTME has been making significant strides in the field of disaster management, flood resilience, and sustainable infrastructure. The department has published two patents, research papers at international conferences, and completed several student-led projects on topics such as renewable energy, groundwater modelling, and self-healing concrete.
The first patent, ‘Automated Flood Water Regulating Multipurpose System,’ proposes a novel approach to flood resilience by constructing multipurpose wells on the banks of rivers to discharge excess water and generate hydropower. The second patent, ‘Aqua Barrier,’ is an automated mechanism that can protect any flood-prone area, regardless of its size, from any disasters caused due to water.
The student-led projects are equally impressive, with topics ranging from low-volume rural concrete roads to oscillating tidal wave energy converters. These projects showcase the department’s focus on sustainable infrastructure, renewable energy, and innovative design.
The faculty at NMIMS MPSTME Civil Engineering department, led by Head, Dr. Meenal Mategaonkar and Research coordinator, Dr. Jigisha Vashi, played a vital role in guiding and mentoring students toward research excellence. Their expertise and guidance have enabled students to participate and win awards in prestigious competitions such as the CDRI’s ‘Imagining Disaster Resilient Structures’ and The University of Queensland’s ‘Engineering Design Challenge, and AAKAR at IIT Bombay.’
The department’s success is further evidenced by the achievements of its students in national and international conferences. Students presented their research papers in Scopus Indexed papers and conferences such as the 9th Indian Young Geotechnical Engineering Conference and the Eighth Indian Young Geotechnical Conference.
Dr. Meenal Mategaonkar, Head of the Civil Engineering Department, MPSTME, NMIMS, said, “The achievements of the NMIMS MPSTME Civil Engineering department demonstrate its commitment to developing innovative solutions for complex problems in the field of civil engineering. The department’s focus on sustainable infrastructure, disaster resilience, and renewable energy is essential for addressing the challenges faced by society today. It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of both students and faculty and their commitment to excellence.”
Embark on a Journey of Scientific Empowerment with NMIMS School of Science’s Innovative Programs!
The school is known for its strong emphasis on academic excellence, research, and innovation, and is recognized as one of the leading science schools in the country
SVKM’s NMIMS Sunandan Divatia School of Science (SDSOS) has officially announced the commencement of the admissions process for its Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral programs. The school is known for its strong emphasis on academic excellence, research, and innovation, and is recognized as one of the leading science schools in the country.
Aspiring students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of science can now apply for various undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs offered by SDSOS. The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) programs are available in Applied Psychology, Biomedical Science, and Animation and VFX, while the Master of Science (M.Sc.) programs are offered in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Applied Psychology, and Physiotherapy. The school also offers Ph.D. program in Science with various disciplines such as Chemistry, and Biological Sciences.
With a focus on creating industry-ready and research-savvy graduates, SDSOS has been at the forefront of imparting cutting-edge knowledge and practical skills through constantly evolving curriculums and state-of-the-art facilities and is situated in the heart of Mumbai.
Dr. Purvi Bhatt, I/C Dean, Sunandan Divatia School of Science, said, “The school provides a dynamic and inclusive learning environment that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and innovation. Our interdisciplinary approach to education prepares students for successful careers in science and beyond, while our emphasis on co-curricular and extracurricular activities ensures their holistic development.”
The school has a student-centric environment that supports research in niche areas of Science & Technology, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and equipment to enhance students’ hands-on skills, and a library facility that is constantly updated with the latest information. The labs at SDSOS provide modernised infrastructure and the latest equipment such as the animal tissue culture lab and the wet labs at the department of Biological Sciences offer cutting-edge technology to mould students into scientists.
School of Science offers a wide range of opportunities for students to explore their talents and interests, as well as gain valuable practical experience. The events and activities mentioned, such as Excalibur, National Science Day, Open day, Guest talks, Book Talk, Sports Day, Psych Film Fest, and club activities like photography and art, these programs provide a platform for students to demonstrate their abilities and gain insights from their peers.
The Future of Architecture Takes Center Stage at NMIMS BSSA
Leach is a co-founder of Digital FUTURES and an academician at the Academy of Europe
NMIMS Balwant Sheth School of Architecture was excited to host Open Studio 2022-23 program by the renowned architectural theorist and digital design expert, Neil Leach, on 28th March 2023 and the title was, “Tell me that AI ain’t scary”
Leach is a co-founder of Digital FUTURES and an academician at the Academy of Europe. Leach has published over 40 books on architectural theory and digital design, including “Architecture in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: An Introduction to AI for Architects” and “The AI Design Revolution: How AI Will Transform Architecture.”
In the lecture, Leach highlighted the potential threat that artificial intelligence (AI) poses to the field of architecture. With the recent launch of GPT4 and the growing capabilities of AI, there is concern among architects that their jobs may be at risk. Leach provided an informed overview of the current state of AI and its potential impact on the architecture profession.
“We are very happy and proud to host Professor Neil Leach at the school. As a leading school of architecture, we are committed to providing our students with a comprehensive education that equips them with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the rapidly evolving field of design. Our Open Studio program and public lectures, and talks by experts like Neil Leach, play a critical role in this mission by enabling students to learn from distinguished scholars and practitioners and engage with cutting-edge ideas and technologies. We are excited to continue providing these opportunities and look forward to seeing the impact they will have on the future of architecture and design,” said, BSSA Dean, Dr. Kaiwan Mehta. As the field of architecture continues to evolve, it is essential to stay informed about emerging technologies and their potential impact on the profession. NMIMS BSSA School enables students to learn from experts and engage with pressing issues in architecture and design. By inviting renowned scholars and practitioners like Neil Leach to share their insights and expertise, the school provides a valuable opportunity for students to expand their knowledge and deepen their understanding of the field.
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