Amritha university provided Free Virtual Labs for students and teachers.
The Virtual Labs
developed by Amrita University Mission are now available free of cost to Indian
institutions and students.
by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, the virtual laboratories
in a variety of disciplines were developed by AmritaUniversity
in cooperation with other premier Universities including the IITs.
are freely accessible via http://vlab.co.in, Bipin Nair, Dean of Biotechnology
of the University and Discipline wise National Coordinator for Biomedical and Biotechnology
labs has informed.
“I have seen the content myself and it is world class,” said Union Minister for
Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal, while launching these labs nationwide
on February 23.
virtual laboratories would help students to understand better the complex
scientific questions while at the same time motivate them to pursue
cross-disciplinary, innovative research,” said Vice-Chancellor of the
University, Venkat Rangan.
series of workshops Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala had been conducted to
sensitise and train teachers from over 150 institutions on the use of Virtual
Labs. These workshops not only gave college and school teachers a broad
perspective of the variety of experiments but also provided hands-on sessions.
50 institutions from remote locations across the states have registered to
become nodal centres to use Virtual Labs in their mainstream educational
labs are very impressive and an effective aid for teachers, as students can be
taught in a more efficient manner. Even if we don’t have the real facilities,
we can have a real experience,” said Kala, St Teresa’s College, Ernakulam.