As COVID-19 is continuously creating devastation all over the world, hence to fight, India has made immense technological advancements in every aspect especially in the field of e-learning. It was completely unexpected for the Indian institutions to go 100% online prior. But as per the government guidelines, all the institutions to follow online media. That brilliant decision of government hit really hard when the administration was faced with the immediate closure of their brick and mortar classrooms, and to adapt the online virtual ones. Meanwhile, the institutions immediately made effective plans to continue imparting knowledge to their students through innovative online teaching methods. To provide the efficient knowledge to its students, QS IGAUGE which is the global rankings and rating agency, through its Indian arm, immediately deployed its best teams to apply a global best practices of document and methodology. To implement technology-enabled services for online teaching, this QS IGAUGE was done to do a readiness check of institutions in India in adopting online technology.
DIT University took the initiative of online teaching hand-on-time, their preparedness of educating the students amidst the COVID-19 crisis has made them a leading university in India with the skillful and exceptional teaching methods. Among 12 other institutions at a national level, DIT University has ranked first in Uttarakhand to be awarded QS IGAUGE E-LEAD (E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation) certification for minutely displaying expertise in leveraging the world-class practices through the online media to help students learn, grow and improvise their knowledge even during the COVID-19 crisis. With an astounding score of 145/150, the university has successfully offered its best practices in Information-Technology. The entire process involved all the data collection, evaluation, and assessment of performance metrics of DIT University which was thoroughly reviewed by experts from the higher education domain.
DIT University has set a global benchmark by receiving the QS IGAUGE E-LEAD certification, that evidently shows the dedication towards innovatively conducting online classroom in which the students can learn uninterruptedly. By providing them with the best learning solutions even during the times of severe pandemic, this validation of the university shows the preparedness to never take any chance with their students’ future.