IIT Madras, India’s No.1 Educational Institute, Launches New Course on “Thinking Outside the Box”
These courses will be offered in online mode for free to everyone in India as well as in foreign countries through IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation, sec 8 company of IIT Madras, which will also issue grade certification for students who take the exams for a nominal fee.
The first batch of the 3-month course is expected to start on 1st July 2022. Registrations will be closed on the 24the June 2022. Those interested can register via the following link https://www.pravartak.org.in/out-of-box-thinking.html
Recognized as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) in 2019, IIT Madras was ranked #1 in the ‘Global category for the third consecutive year in Ranking India 2021 published by the government of India. The Institute was also ranked #1 in the ‘Engineering institutes‘ in the same ranking for six consecutive years – from 2016 to 2021.
Explaining the need for such courses, Prof. V. Kamakoti, Director of IIT Madras, said: “‘Original thinking involves solving problems through an indirect and creative approach, using reasoning that is not immediately obvious, and involving ideas that may not be obtained using traditional step-by-step logic alone.. In this unique course, such thinking is underscored by the logical rediscovery of known and unknown facts of mathematics with a broader and more interesting perception of how to do it..”
Classes will be taught by Mr. Sadagopan Rajeshprofessor of mathematics and founding director of the Aryabhatta Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
The course will have four independent graded levels that will be easily accessible to students, professionals and researchers. The course will present several approaches to problem solving.
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