THE NEED OF REDESIGNING CONVENTIONAL MODE OF EDUCATION
Higher Education Review|April 2021
There are some institutes that are taking serious steps in re-engineering their curriculum as well as teaching methodology, but the ratio of such colleges is not very impressive as they can be counted on fingertips. Very few institutes are working towards the new skills development which is essential for motivating the students to explore and fulfill the demands of the recent changes in the globalized environment of business and technology. Hence, there is an immediate need to introduce desired changes in the education system of our country, especially in engineering colleges and ITIs.
By Pankaj Jalote, Director, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi

Pankaj Jalote, Director

A B.Tech graduate from IIT Kanpur, MS from Pennsylvania State University, and Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Pankaj Jalote is presently the Director of Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi. He is on the Board of Advisors of many software companies in India and the USA, is a Technical Advisory Board member for Microsoft Research, India, has served on the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, and International Journal of Empirical Software Engineering.

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