The writer is a professor at IIT Bombay
Work by Akash Manoj in inventing a method to detect silent heart attacks shows that school students can do excellent research if they don’t have to spend all their time in preparing for an entrance examination.
E-learning, smart tutorials make IT education accessible and have been an extremely effective tool for students. They also provide a much-needed sense of accomplishment.
Every move the JEE administration makes to reduce the role of coaching classes seems to backfire.