Workshop on Virtual Lab
A workshop on Virtual Lab was conducted at Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna by the Coordinator of Virtual Lab@NITK, Prof. K.V. Gangadharan & his team, on 22nd January 2020. The aim of workshop was to expose the concept of virtual laboratories to the faculty members and students of the institute. At the beginning of the workshop, Prof. Gangadharan gave a detailed introduction to Virtual Laboratory initiative and its operation. This was followed by lab sessions and hands-on training for the faculty and students of the institute, by the Virtual Lab team of NITK Surathkal. The workshop was highly appreciated by the faculty as well as the students as reflected by the feedback given by the participants.
Virtual Labs (V-labs) is an initiative by MHRD, Government of India, an online module for learning practical laboratory experiments similar to NPTEL, aims at imparting learning through experiential learning of science, engineering and technology in a virtual learning environment at preferred pace, place and period (time). It caters to the students of undergraduate level, post graduate level as well as to research scholars by providing remote-access to labs in various disciplines of Science and Engineering. Padre Conceicao College of Engineering-Verna became a Nodal Centre for Virtual Lab in 2019.