The Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) on Tuesday marked a MoU with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) to help a large number of student’s access different programming projects free of charge and learn them through varying media exercises that allows them the utilization of a website IIT-B has created.
The website (spoken-tutorial.org) is a center of tutorial classes, coupled with unique programming of software, animation, graphics, EDA (electronic design automation) tools, computational software, utility software, software for schools students and others.
The students need to choose and download the software, install it and begin learning. "For any help, users can watch the varying audio-visual tutorials on the web site," said Shyama Iyer, National Coordinator, Training, and Tutorial Project of IIT-B.
The project called Talk to a Teacher had begun in 2011. It is controlled by IIT-B and is gone for expanding IT education in the nation through data correspondence innovation. Upheld by the ministry of human resource and development, IIT-B has tie-ups with around 60 colleges in the nation at the present.
The project team said around 4.5 lakh students over the nation is profiting this software, which are additionally accessible in different regional languages.
Among the free programming accessible on the website, some are exorbitant and not accessible in all technical institutions. Officials said access to such software will be of extraordinary help to students of academic establishments in remote areas that need framework.
University authorities said they will first organize workshops for teachers in the Noida campus in the first week of December, to prepare them in leading virtual or direct classes in their separate colleges, utilizing the software.
UPTU vice chancellor R K Khandal said, "The College will prepare at least than two teachers of every academic institution affiliated to UPTU. We expect to train at least than 700-1,400 teachers." He included that the tie-up with IIT-B will upgrade employability of UPTU students in its more than 700 affiliated institutions.