Sujit Patel, CEO, SCS Tech

Sujit Patel, a prominent entrepreneur and industrialist, is the Managing Director of SCS Tech, a technology, design, and digital transformation powerhouse with presence in India, Singapore, and Dubai. With his vast and diversified experience, he not only leads the management of his companies, but also provides direction to the visionary C-Suite executives seeking the next market disruptor from ideation to prototype to scalable products, services, and experiences. His business acumen and thoughtful leadership style comes from rigour and learnings while running his family business, Patel Enterprise. His experience, along with his Master’s degree in Business Administration, not only made him successfully transform the family business into a successful corporate entity, but also start his technology venture SCS Tech. 


As with any emerging technology, there is an atmosphere of intrigue encircling the idea of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and its applicability in various industries. The discussion around AI varies from seeing this technology as the first step towards a life where human professions are no longer needed to a cost-efficient method of being more productive. While the technology has its benefits and risks, the reality may fall somewhere in between, especially when it comes to the education industry.

Artificial intelligence has significantly changed the face of learning by continuously presenting unique opportunities that improve productivity, develop more successful learners, and add more economic value for public institutions. This change may still be in its initial steps, but here’s how Artificial Intelligence is already transforming education for the better.

1. Virtual Education Surroundings: Normally, distance learning programs in institutes depend on asynchronous sessions that are conducted by instructors but are not administered in real-time. While only a few instructors require virtual teachers to substitute human teachers, Artificial Intelligence is being used to improve virtual facilitators and digital records for use in instructional surroundings.

2. Problem Recognition and Resolution: Many instructors have students who study at varying speeds and have distinctive developmental capabilities. Hence, it is extremely difficult to find, provide and maintain their distinct educational requirements. Artificial Intelligence solutions don’t use conventional strategies and thus complement in-class guidance.

For example, the AI algorithms can interpret the data to recognize knowledge gaps, present insights and build patterns. Some educational institutions use Artificial Intelligence solutions to interpret the performance of students over years of data as well as instructor communication to identify trends and circumvent difficulties.

3. Helping Instructors Fill Gaps In Learning: When dealing with numerous students, instructors usually create gaps in their talks and instructional materials, which can lead to confusion in students and hinder their learning experience.

Artificial Intelligence can help in finding such weaknesses and alert instructors in time. By designing intelligent, personalized communications with the students, the Artificial Intelligence assistants provide instant feedback and help learners learn concepts without depending on instructors.

4. Smart Content: Smart content includes digitized learning guides and customizable learning interfaces that present real-time feedback, interactive content, comprehensive assessments, and practice exercises. The importance of these platforms lies in supporting instructors to create customizable agendas and content that runs on multiple devices. These platforms combine well with simulation systems, video conferencing, and self-assessment applications.

In years to come, the education industry will look completely different. Artificial Intelligence has automated the industry to a large extent and its applications are widespread, benefiting both teachers and students in accomplishing the most out of a great opportunity, all the while making education accessible to everyone. While they focus  on the student’s learning by supporting them in gaining the most information possible, instructors are presented with an in-depth study on how to enhance their teaching delivery and ideas, thereby enabling them to make the best use of their skill set.

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