India At least 27% students do not have access to smartphones, laptops for online classes: NCERT survey Updated : August 20, 2020 01:57 PM IST The prolonged closure of educational institutions has mandated a shift from classroom teaching to online learning. About 36 percent of the students used the textbooks and other books available with them Laptops were the second most favoured option amongst teachers and principals. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.