Amrita E-Learning Research Lab Director Delivers Keynote Speech at Global Education Summit 2016

Prof. Kamal Bijlani, Director, Amrita E-Learning Research Lab, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, delivered a keynote speech on the topic “Future of MOOCs in India” at Global Education Summit’16. The Leaders Speak magazine organized the Global Education Summit on 21st and 22nd October, 2016, in New Delhi to extend the message on Quality Education Accessible to All. 

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Participates in 12th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2016

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham participated in the 12th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2016, a global conference and exhibition, held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, from 10th to 12th November, 2016. The summit was inaugurated by Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on November 10th.

Amrita’s A-VIEW Launched in All Colleges in Uttarakhand

On July 26th 2016, the State Higher Education Minister of Uttarakhand, Dr. Indira Hridyesh, launched A-VIEW for all the colleges and state universities. She said, “A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World) software will be given to all 2300 colleges in Uttarakhand, this A-VIEW technology will help in improving the quality of higher education in the state”.

Amrita Ties up with Andhra Pradesh State Government to Impart Skills to the Students

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has collaborated with ​Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) and School ​Education ​Department to run a pilot project called "Redesigning ​Educational ​Pathways using ​Technology and​Innovative ​Pedagogical ​Constructs for ​Scalable ​Quality ​Education and ​Lifelong ​Learning" in selected state model school.

University of Illinois Professor Visits Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Dr. Nitin Vaidya, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA, visited the Coimbatore and Amritapuri campuses between January 11th–13th, 2016. During his visit to Amrita, Dr. Vaidya gave two talks, held interactive sessions with faculty members and students, discussed potential areas of collaborations, and visited several research labs.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Recognized among Top Engineering Colleges

Asia’s premier magazine on education, digitalLEARNING Magazine ranked Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham among the top engineering colleges in South India. Prof. Kamal Bijlani, Director, E-Learning Research Center, represented Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham for the felicitation ceremony held on 21st August during the World Education Summit 2015 at New Delhi.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham App to train over 50 crore Indians under PM’s Skill India Campaign

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has adopted the distance learning platform, A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World) developed by Amrita e-Learning Research Lab (AERL), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, in its ambitious skill training program for over 50 crore Indians, after it was demonstrated in front of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on World Youth Skills Day. A-VIEW was developed by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in partnership with IIT-Bombay and NMEICT, Ministry of HRD.

Maharashtra State Council for Educational Research and Training Educates 35,000 Teachers Using A-VIEW

In a matter six days (from 27th April to 3rd May, 2015), the Maharashtra State Council for Educational Research and Training (MSCERT) under the Maharashtra Education Ministry used A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E- Learning World) to train 35,000 school teachers at over 500 centers across Maharashtra. 

Amrita Winner of Computer Society of India Innovation Award 2014 for Third Consecutive Year

India's first and largest professional body for IT professionals, Computer Society of India (CSI), announced that Amrita University’s indigenouslydeveloped e-learning platform, A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World) has won the Computer Society of India (CSI) Innovation Award 2014 at the 49th annual convention of CSI at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) held recently ( December 12, 2014) in Hyderabad.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Recognized as Global Leader in Internet Innovations

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's flagship E-Learning Platform A-VIEW has been hailed as one of the world's most important internet innovations by Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking and internet applications. Cisco identified and profiled the 40 best global public-sector examples of how the Internet of Everything is improving the live

The New Age Classroom

Digital Learning” is one of the top-ranked online magazines in India which plays a key role in creating awareness about how ICT enhances the reach and quality of education in India. Prof. Kamal Bijlani, Director E-Learning Research Lab was interviewed by Anushi Agrawal (Correspondent Digital learning) for the cover story “New Age Classroom” in the March 2014 issue.