IIT (BHU) Varanasi


Teaching Learning Centre


Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), came into existence in 1919, in the form of Beneras Engineering College (BENCO) and has now grown into a leading science and engineering education centre, recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research. It is also known worldwide for the achievements of its alumni, who have made immense contribution to the society at large in various capacities in the fields of education, industry, research, business, entrepreneurship, and administration.

About Teaching Learning Centre

Teaching and learning processes exert to help faculty & instructors to modernize their teaching style, to scaffold concepts and information in a way that students can meaningfully take in, and to help students learn more deeply and retain what they have learned. As such, the TLC assume roles as educational change agents to attempt to help instructors with other problems that they might have, such as managing graduate students, designing courses, technical writing, trying novel teaching methods, and designing better assignments and exams. The center will address learning difficulties at the students' end, by providing support services for better learning and study skills including e-learning and similar movements.

A Project “Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT)” has been sanctioned to IIT (BHU) Varanasi by MHRD New Delhi to build a Teaching Learning Centre (Technical) which is human centric with many components.

The focus of the Teaching and Learning Centre is to setup an independent unit within IIT (BHU) with the following objectives:

(i) to organize training programs for faculty to improve their teaching,
(ii) to make available and to develop e‐ learning content and other support services for students,
(iii) to develop motivational and life centric thought among all members of institutional community as well as external society
(iv) To develop discipline‐specific curricular framework and evaluation methods for incorporation into workshops and short‐term professional development programs
(v) To outline and recommend pedagogy and schemes of assessment appropriate for the new curricular framework
(vi) To develop learning materials, including textbooks and handbooks and to organize their translation into regional languages
(vii) To be repositories of resources, including reference services and electronic data bases, for promoting research on issues relating to teaching and learning practices and
(viii) To have an open knowledge portal of all lectures and workshops held at IIT (BHU).