Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has launched IIT-Professor Assisted Learning (IIT-Pal), an initiative of the ministry of education to provide free video lectures to Class XI and XII students.
It was started with an aim to help them understand the science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology) better and guide students to prepare for competitive exams such as JEE, NEET, IAT and others.
The IIT-PAL website (https://iitpal.iitd.ac.in/) will act as a single platform where students across India can access video lectures that are telecasted on the Ministry of Education’s Swayam Prabha Channels. They will also be able to interact live with IIT Professors and ask them questions.
“This website will be helpful to students especially from regions where they may not have access to specialist teachers in science subjects and coaching opportunities,” Joby Joseph, IIT Delhi and national coordinator, IIT-PAL said.
The website lists the video lectures as per the NCERT syllabus of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in classes XI and XII, so that the interested students can progressively learn the subject topics given in the syllabus.
Through the website, registered students can submit their topic wise doubts/questions/problems in English or Hindi. A team of professors/experts at IIT-PAL will coordinate to find answers to these questions. Answers to selected questions will be posted on the website, which can be viewed by all registered students. Students may also request for a live interaction on specific topics in English or Hindi. Once there are enough requests on specific topics, a schedule of these live interaction sessions will be announced on the website. According to the schedule, students can interact live with the teacher through an online video platform.
“We acknowledge the constant support that we have received from the Ministry of Education right from the conceptualisation of IIT-PAL,” Joseph added.
The IIT PAL video lectures that will be telecasted on Swayam Prabha channels that can be accessed on Doordarshan.