Online courses for students has been promised by the The Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, on Wednesday as classes in the college remain suspended in the wake of the corona virus. In India most of the classes of the Institution are suspended due to a steady growth in the cases of the Novel Corona virus ,WHO also reported it to be endemic,advising each country to take the necessary preventive measures in order to decrease the spread of it ,the virus affecting 166 countries as per the recent report,threat to human life.
The Institute said that "This is the first ever attempt of IIT Ropar to record about 150 courses for B Tech, M Tech, MSc and PhD students. The recorded lectures can only be accessed by the students registered in a designated course,",it also said that "This will be released with synchronized audio. Keeping in mind the location and access of internet across the nation, the recorded lectures will include only content synchronized with audio and not the video, reducing the size of the file that can be easily accessible by any student sitting at any corner of the nation".In accordance to that he also said that IIT Ropar will start working on phase two under which it would let the students interact with the faculty to solve problems
Another statement was also given by IIT Ropar Director S K Das, "For long IIT Ropar is planning to offer online courses using the model of massive open online courses and this situation demands such an initiative at a massive scale to provide theory classes to students while creating a pool of online lectures. Currently, the courses will be a partial solution to cover academic loss."