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Coronavirus outbreak: IIT Kanpur launches globally free online tutorials

The Institute seeks CSR funding to expand the reach of its free offer

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Amid the global lockdown of cities and academic institutions following the coronavirus outbreak, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has announced to provide free online tutorials in Python to universities worldwide.

Popular globally, Python is an interpreted high-level general-purpose programming language. The free online support would be provided through Prutor.ai, a proprietary suite developed at IIT-K. Prutor, which offers many specialised online courses, has already been adopted by IIT Mumbai, IIT Goa, IIT Madras and other leading institutions to teach coding.

According to an IIT-K communiqué, most colleges had to cancel their physical classes to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. In
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First Published: Mar 15 2020 | 6:22 PM IST

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