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Learning in the time of Covid

The 25th India Today Best Colleges Survey delves into how institutes straddled the shift to digital education during the pandemic

Learning in the time of Covid
Photo illustration by Nilanjan Das

The past one year has been a defining period for education across the world. The Covid pandemic globally disrupted the fundamental structure of imparting institutional education like never before. India was no exception. Campus activity in schools, colleges and universities across the country came to a grinding halt. As learning went digital, the buzz of the physical classroom was replaced by clicks on mobile phones and computers. Interaction among peers shifted from canteens and libraries to WhatsApp chat groups.