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Date of this Version

Winter 12-14-2021


At present, not only India but the whole world is struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. The entire educational system from the primary level to a higher level has deteriorated during the global crisis of COVID-19 lockdown. Schools, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions around the world were closed due to COVID-19. Due to the closure of all educational institutions during the lockdown, there has been a change in the form of education. During the pandemic, many types of ICT initiatives can be seen in the field of education. During the lockdown, the e-learning platform was promoted so that everyone can get an education at home. There has been a significant increase in the use of information communication technology tools or online learning software during COVID-19. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has to provide new ways of online learning platforms. This paper discusses the opportunities for information communication technology (ICT) tools in filling the gaps in education amid the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring educational continuity during the lockdown. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the challenges arising in the education sector amid the COVID-19 pandemic and highlight the effectiveness of ICT in the education sector during this pandemic. This paper focuses on a variety of existing online learning platforms in this educational landscape.