Education is one of the sectors which has a lot of impact on the COVID-19. As per the data provided by UNICEF, the Covid-19 pandemic has shattered the education systems across the globe, affecting nearly 90% of the world's student population. In India, over 1.5 million schools were shut down due to the pandemic, affecting almost 286 million children from pre-primary to secondary levels. This obstruction in the education system had severe economic implications as well.
Earlier in the year 2021, India and some other countries had partially opened the school for the high school students. But then, following the resurgence in the COVID-19 cases, the schools were bound to be shut down. A lot of board exams and other exams were either postpone or canceled, affecting the career of a mass number of students.
However, online classes and online exams turned out to be a boon during this COVID -19 lockdown period. To fight back all the damage and disruptions caused by COVID-19, educational institutes from all over the country, adopted the digital way of education, as a solution instead of going for classroom teaching. The Union Government in July released the National Education Policy(NEP), where they had also emphasized the importance of online education, combined with the traditional model.