Travancore Engineering College has been onboarded as a Nodal Centre with Virtual Labs Consortium.
Virtual Labs is a project initiated by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, under the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology. The project aims to provide remote access to Laboratories in various disciplines of Science and Engineering for students at all levels from undergraduate to research.
Virtual Labs have been designed to provide remote access to labs in various disciplines of Science and Engineering. These Virtual Labs cater to students at the undergraduate level, postgraduate level as well as to research scholars. Virtual Labs enable the students to learn at their own pace and enthuse them to conduct experiments. Virtual Labs also provide a complete learning management system where the students can avail various tools for learning, including additional web resources, video lectures, animated demonstration, and self-evaluation. Virtual Labs can be used to complement physical labs.
The project is coordinated by IIT Delhi and there are a total of 11 participating institutes in the consortium. IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Roorkee, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, IIIT Hyderabad), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore, Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra, NITK Surathkal, and College of Engineering Pune are the institutions participating in the project.