• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2021, Volume: 14, Issue: 13, Pages: 1028-1035

Original Article

The Impact of Online Education on the University Students of Assam in COVID times

Received Date:05 October 2021, Accepted Date:23 March 2021, Published Date:17 April 2021


Objectives: To analyse the impact of online education among the university students of Assam. To understand the benefits of online education and the challenges faced by students while accessing online education. Methods: A survey was conducted among the students of two universities of Guwahati (public and private) from India in the month of August 2020. A sample size of 100 students was chosen with the help of random sampling method. A questionnaire consisting of both structured and unstructured questions was prepared to interview the students. Findings: It was found that the online education during COVID-19 times had its own share of pros and cons, many students were of the opinion that classroom teaching cannot be replaced by online teaching and that the new mode of teaching did not have a great impact on their education as they faced many issues with it. Application : The findings from this study can help the teaching community and also the students to understand the basic problems of online education which if corrected can help the teachers to deliver better and the students to understand better.

Keywords: COVID; Halt; Online; Students; Lockdown


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© 2021 Borkotoky & Borah.This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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