iit: Iit-m launches an online mathematics course for students | Chennai News
The institute aims to reach one million students and students through this course, in addition to working professionals and researchers.
Pupils from the age of ten will study puzzle solving, the arrangement of date numbers and interesting properties based on the repetition of days of the week, odd-even numbers, visual interpretation, digits missing, hidden mathematics at the first level of the course. .
“The course will train students to solve problems through an indirect and creative approach, using reasoning that is not immediately obvious,” said V Kamakoti, Director of IIT Madras.
The course has four independent levels and students from classes V to XI can enroll for free. Students must study ten weeks online with two hours of lessons per week. Periodic missions will be entrusted to them. They will get certificates with grades based on the final exam. While the first two tiers each have 20 hours of recorded video sessions, Tiers 3 and 4 each have 30 hours of video sessions.
“If a student spends 100 hours studying grades V to XII, it will introduce them to unconventional thinking. It will help them succeed in the Olympiads and competitions,” Kamakoti said.
He added that the course is introduced after experimenting and studying various designs over the past 12 years. The course is an initiative of the IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation and the final exam will be conducted in the form of an online proctored test across the country. International students can also register for the course.
According to the grading system, students who score above 85% will get grade A; those with 70% and above will get a B grade. Students with a score of 55% will get a C grade. The last date to apply is June 24. The course will be taught by Sadagopan Rajesh, Professor of Mathematics and Founding Director of the Aryabhatta Institute of Mathematical Sciences.