Indian Institute of Technology Ropar is collaborating with Edtech Startup GUVI which was founded by IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad. The GUVI will work together on research to improve its career programme with a focus on placement “ZEN Class” and mentoring by upholding the highest standards for e-learning services through IIT Ropar. In order to create effective learning curves for students, IIT Ropar will conduct experiments on teaching, learning and contemporary pedagogies.
An EdTech startup founded by IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad, GUVI empowers job seekers for IT and software positions through self-paced tech courses, ZEN class career programmes and other local EdTech offerings. Specialized information technology courses are available online through GUVI which provides students with a platform to learn in their native tongues while upgrading their skills and preparing them for the workforce.
This partnership will support Ms. Sridevi Arunprakash’s ideal vision, which she worked throughout her career to ensure high-quality tech education and upskilling. Such thoughtful efforts have led to the upskilling of over 18 lakh learners worldwide through self-paced online courses and more than 2,000 successful job placements in vivid career domains of ZEN Class Career Programs.
Highlighting the unique aspects of this collaboration, Dr. Sudarshan Iyengar, Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Ropar, who played a key role in collaborating with GUVI with his research lab, said, “Our laboratory has been specializing in online education-based technologies and we were on the lookout for the implementation of EdTech ideas on portals such as GUVI which has amassed more than 18 Lakh students. The aim is to ameliorate learning and teaching methods while qualitatively upscaling our relationship with GUVI.”