12 Universities have received E-LEAD certificates from QS-IGAUGE, the Indian wing of QS Ranking for E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation (E-LEAD). The certificated were confirmed virtually and colleges/universities were assessed on the quality of online education. The universities which scored 120 out of 150 were awarded the certificate.
The 12 institutes to get the certificate are –
— OP Jindal University (JGU), Sonipat
— DIT University, Dehradun
— Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology (NIET)
— NITTE, Mangalore
— University of Engineering and Management (UEM), Jaipur
— Siksha O Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University
— Ashoka University, Sonipat
— Reva University, Bengaluru
— GD Goenka University, Gurgaon
— Alliance University, Bengaluru
— Chitkara University, Chandigarh
— Sharda University, Noida
The QS IGAUGE has launched the E-LEAD programme to commend higher education institutes for their digital shift. Since mid-March, all Indian schools and colleges have been shut due to the coronavirus induced lockdown and have been delivering classes to students digitally.