Since 5th September 2013, School of Management Sciences Varanasi is continuously organizing series of IIT-Bombay and MHRD supported ‘Spoken Tutorials’ workshops for its students. This series of workshop is organized through the video-conferencing learning mode. The programme is an initiative of the “Talk to a Teacher” project of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology, launched by MHRD, Govt of India.
In this workshop IIT Bombay provides a set of Video tutorials for the students that can be studied offline. The Spoken Tutorial project is about teaching and learning a particular FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) like Linux, PHP & MySQL, Java, C, C++ suitable for IT students; similarly LibreOffice Suite and FrontAccounting, like FOSS are also available for students of commerce and Management Streams.
A team from IIT-Bombay not only conducts the programme but keeps an eye on the functionality part of the participating institution. It also conducts on-line examinations and provides certificates to all successful candidates.