IITs offer free JEE coaching classes
India’s leading engineering institute- Indian Institute of Technology will now provide free of cost coaching classes for JEE preparation. The project will start from January,2017 and the services will be delivered through DTH(Direct-to-home) TV channels and internet.
This step will give lakhs of students an insight of IITs teaching level and give them a sense of confidence as they are will be taught directly by IIT experts. As per the IITs, the modern day coaching institutes focus solely on preparing students for entrance exams without considering whether the concepts are clear to them or not. Thus IITs decided to take the matter in its hands and get the aspirants IIT ready.
Choosing television channel and internet as a medium will help them reach a wide group of target audience. As television has coverage in even most remote areas and internet penetration is increasing in India at a significant rate. Approximately 200 hours of lectures of each subject will recorded and along with regular IIT experts, regular IIT students will also be part of this exercise. This move will further strengthen IIT as a brand.
The project is also supported by NCERT(National Council of Educational Research and Training) and HRD(Human Resource Development) Ministry which is plus point of it. This will further make the classes more effective by making it more interactive, help students ask questions and seek clarification in best possible manner.
Every year around 1.2 million students appear for JEE Mains exams every year and only around 15,000 are shortlisted to sit for JEE Advance. Since number of aspirants is increasing every year thus a positive response is expected for this project.
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