One of India’s largest ed-tech firms, upGrad has announced over 100 colleges and universities so far are using upGrad’s platform to replicate their offline classes, online. Many reputed institutes include Jamia Hamdard University, LPU, who are amongst the MHRD’s NIRF Top 100 universities are associated with the ed-tech firm.
Ronnie Screwvala, Co-founder & Executive Chairman, upGrad said “Migrating to an online ecosystem is not about placing a webcam in front of the teacher. Quality of education will plummet if sessions, participations & evaluations are not supervised with equal precision like in an offline setup. It’s a digital campus we have built for universities and strengthened it for over half a decade. Around 1,00,000 learners are logged in to the platform as we speak, with over 8500 hours of live sessions conducted in the past 3 months”.
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The upGrad Live is utilized by number of universities from every part of the country. Institutes from North India like CT University (Ludhiana), Rayat Bahra University (Punjab), ABES Engineering College (Ghaziabad) to South India like Hindustan University (Chennai), AMC Group of Institutions (Bengaluru) to Central India like People’s University (Bhopal), to West India like Nagpur University (Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University), Sandip University (Nashik), Sinhgad Group of Institution (Pune) to even institutes from the North East corners of India like Rabindranath Thakur Mahavidyalaya, Netaji Subhash Mahavidyalaya and Bir Bikram Memorial College in Tripura, are availing ‘upGrad Live’.