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I have a doctrate in Computer Science and Engineering and have 8 years of experience in teaching engineering graduates.

Nirmala’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Bharathiyar University - Bachelors, computer science and engineering

Graduate Degree: Anna University - Masters, Computer Science and Engineering


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Tutoring Subjects


Computer Architecture

Computer Programming

Computer Theory



Distributed Computing

Electrical and Computer Engineering



Microsoft Office

Parallel Computing

Relational Databases



Visual Basic

Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

Spread the knowledge!

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

Understanding the student's requirements and the help needed.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

Getting good grades is easy; all you need is a deep understanding.

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

I try to explain in a simpler way.

How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?

Make them read in a slow manner.

What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?

By understanding student requirements.

How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?

Getting more details and extra information that helps them to understand the subject in a better way.

What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?

By giving small tests and asking them questions on the topics taught.

How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?

By explaining the importance and need of the subject.

How do you evaluate a student's needs?

By asking about the requirements before starting the subject.

What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?

I use online videos and my own PowerPoint presentation about the topic.