Repercussions of COVID-19 on higher education: surveys, challenges and promising solutions
The professors, academic staff, students reside at university and college campuses in vicinity of each other. The unique ecosystem of higher education is greatly affected by sudden and rapid spread of the disease of Corona virus. The students and researchers studying abroad are advised to complete the studies by returning to their locations. It is hard to examine the future scenario if this pandemic will result in prolonged suspension of conventional process of higher education system. A survey has been conducted among the students of Computer Science & Engineering department of my university in India related to several effects of the pandemic on their education and mental status. Based on which and various other genuine sources such as QS survey, twenty countries’ higher education intra-period digital pedagogy responses, significant consequences have been discussed and possible solutions are proposed to deal with the situation of COVID-19 in education field.