DIT University, Dehradun is a reknown and a well established university in the city of Dehradun. Established in the year of 1998, the university aims to disseminte holistic education with the focus on vibrant curricullum. Along with Engineering, the University offers courses in at Graduate and Doctoral programmes in fields Pharmacy, Management and Architecture as well. Read here to know more about the university.
DIT University becomes the first in Uttarakhand to receive QS IGAUGE E-LEAD certification
Date: May 15, 2020
Under the threat of COVID-19, India has made immense technological advancements in the space of e-learning as Indian institutions never imagined the need to go 100% online prior. The administration of many institutions were hit hard when they were faced with immediate closure and the need to transform hundreds of their brick and mortar classrooms, to online virtual ones. Subsequently, the institutions immediately made plans to continue imparting knowledge to their students through innovative online teaching methods.
Hence QS – the global rankings and ratings agency, through its India arm, QS IGAUGE immediately deployed its best teams to create a global best practices document and methodology. This was done to do a readiness check of institutions in India in adopting technology and technology enabled services for online teaching. While DIT University took the initiative of online teaching hand-on-time, their preparedness of educating the students amidst COVID-19 crisis has made them a leading university in exceptional teaching methods.
DIT University has become the first in Uttarakhand and amongst 12 other institutions at national level to be awarded with QS IGAUGE E-LEAD (E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation) certification for displaying expertise in leveraging world-class practices to help students learn, grow and strengthen their knowledge base even during the times of severe crisis. With an astounding score of 145/150, the university has successfully proved its best practices in Information-Technology.
As per the methodology, the process involved rigorous data collection, evaluation and assessment of performance metrics of DIT University which was thoroughly reviewed by experts from the higher education domain. Having received QS IGAUGE E-LEAD certification, DIT University has set a global benchmark in the way they are utterly dedicated towards innovatively conducting online teaching and learning for their students. This is a validation of the university’s preparedness to never take any chance with their students’ future, while providing them with best learning solutions even during the times of severe pandemic.