1. Mitra, Sugata (2021), The Hole in the Wall: Beginnings of a new education, self published on Amazon KDP, USA. This is an updated edition of the out of print book of 2006. Available as paperback or eBook on Amazon etc.
  2. Mitra, Sugata (2021), Virus Vs The Internet, self published with Amazon KDP, USA. Available as paperback or eBook on Amazon etc.

  3. Mitra, Sugata (2021), The Conscious Mirror, self published with, USA. Available from Amazon etc.

  4. Mitra, Sugata (2019), The School in the Cloud - the emerging future of learning, Corwin publishers, USA

  5. Mitra, Sugata (2012), Beyond the Hole in the Wall, Discover the power of self organised learning (eBook) TED Books, USA

  6. Mitra, Sugata (2006), The Hole in the Wall: Self-Organising Systems in Education, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, now translated into Portuguese and Italian. The English edition is out of print since 2009.

  7. Gaurav Bhatnagar, Shikha Mehta, Sugata Mitra. (eds), (2002), Introduction To Multimedia Systems, Academic Press, San Diego, California and London.    


Journal articles
  1. Mitra, Sugata (2021). The Minimum Number of Iterations Required to Replicate Binary Images using Discrete One-dimensional Dynamical Systems and a Retrocausal Updation Rule. International Journal of Computer Applications 174(26):6-12, March 2021.

  2. Mitra, S.(2020).Children and the internet: Learning, in the times to come. Journal of Learning for Development, 7(3), 286-305.

  3. Vega, N., Stanfield, J. & Mitra, S. (2020) Investigating the impact of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) to help improve reading comprehension in low performing urban elementary schools. Education and Information Technologies 25, 1571–1584 (2020).

  4. Mitra, Sugata. (2019) Does collaborative use of the Internet affect Reading Comprehension in Children?. Journal of Learning for Development - JL4D, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, mar. 2019. ISSN 2311-1550. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 15 Apr. 2019.

  5. Mitra, Sugata (2018) Book chapter - New Systems for Children's Learning: Changes Required in Education, in Handbook of Research on  on Educational Design, IGI Global.

  6. Mitra, Sugata and Dangwal, Ritu (2017) Acquisition of Computer Literacy Skills through self organising systems of learning among children in Bhutan and India, Prospects 2017, pp 1-18, Mitra and Dangwal

  7. Mitra, Sugata (2016) The Future of Learning, Proceeding L@S '16, Proceedings of the Third (2016) ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale Pages 61-62

  8. Mitra Sugata, Kulkarni, Suneeta and Stanfield, James (2016) Learning at the Edge of Chaos: Self Organising Systems in Education, The Palgrave International Handbook of Alternative Education, pp 227-239.

  9. Mitra, S., Dixon, P., Humble, S. and Counihan, C. (2015) From Hole in the Wall to School in the Cloud, Handbook of International Development and Education, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, pp. 268-376

  10. Mitra, Sugata (2014) The future of schooling: Children and learning at the edge of chaos, Prospects, December 2014, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 547–558

  11. Sugata and Crawley, Emma (2014) Effectiveness of Self-Organised Learning by Children: Gateshead Experiments Sugata Mitra1 & Emma Crawley
    Journal of Education and Human Development September 2014, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 79-88

  12. Dolan, Paul, Leat, David, Mazzoli Smith, Laura, Mitra, Sugata, Todd , Liz and
    Wall, Kate (2013) Self-Organised Learning Environments (SOLEs) in an English School:
    an example of transformative pedagogy? Online Education Research Journal, 3 (11).
    ISSN 2044-0294

  13. Philip, Kurien and Mitra, Sugata (2012): Collaborative learning amongst distance learners of mathematics, Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 27:3, 227-247

  14. Mitra, Sugata and Quiroga, Mabel (2012), 'Children and the Internet - A preliminary study in Uruguay', International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2(15), August 2012.

  15. Mitra, Sugata (2010). 'Method ELSE, for schools where children teach themselves, International Schools Journal, Volume XXX, No. 1, November 2010, pp8-14.see for example 

  16. Mitra, Sugata and Dangwal, Ritu (2010). ‘Limits to self-organising systems of learning—the Kalikuppam experiment’, British Journal of Educational Technology, Volume 41, Issue 5, pages 672–688, September 2010

  17. Mitra, Sugata (2009). 'Remote Presence: Technologies for 'Beaming' Teachers Where They Cannot Go'. Journal of emerging technology and web intelligence, 2009, 1(1), 55-59.

  18. Mitra, Sugata, Dangwal, Ritu and Thadani, Leher (2008). 'Effects of Remoteness on the quality of education: A case study from North Indian Schools', Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, Vol 24, No. 2. 

  19. Kumar, Sujai and Mitra, Sugata (2006). 'Self-Organizing Traffic at a Malfunctioning Intersection'. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 9(4) <>.

  20. van Cappelle, Frank & Evers, V & Mitra, S... (2005). Investigating the effects of unsupervised computer use on educationally disadvantaged children's knowledge and understanding of computers. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence - PAMI. 

  21. Mitra Sugata and Kumar, Sujai (2005). ‘Fractal Replication in Time Manipulated One-Dimensional Cellular Automata’, Complex Systems, Vol. 16 (3). Mitra and Kumar

  22. Mitra, Sugata (2005), Self organizing systems for mass computer literacy: Findings from the “hole in the wall” experiments, International Journal of Development Issues, Vol. 4 (1), 71-81.

  23. Mitra, Sugata, Ritu Dangwal, Shiffon Chatterjee, Swati Jha, Ravinder S. Bisht and Preeti Kapur (2005), Acquisition of Computer Literacy on Shared Public Computers: Children and the “Hole in the wall”, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 21(3), 407-426. .

  24. Karuna Batra, Sugata Mitra, D. Subbarao and R. Uma (2004), Graphical user interface based computer simulation of self similar modes of a paraxial slow self-focusing laser beam for saturating plasma non-linearities, Physics of Plasmas,

  25. Karuna Batra, Sugata Mitra, D. Subbarao and R. Uma (2004), Computer simulation of cylindrical laser beam self-focusing in a plasma, Computer Physics Communications, Vol 1.208, Elsevier

  26. Mitra, Sugata, (2003), Minimally Invasive Education: A progress report on the “Hole-in-the-wall” experiments, The British Journal of Educational Technology, 34,3, pp. 367-371

  27. Mitra, Sugata, J. Tooley, P. Inamdar and P. Dixon (2003) Improving English pronunciation – an automated instructional approach, Information Technology and International Development, 1(1) pp. 741-83, MIT Press

  28. Mitra, Sugata and Vivek Rana (2001), Children and the Internet: Experiments with minimally invasive education in India, The British Journal of Educational Technology, 32,2,pp 221-232.

  29. Dangwal, Ritu and Mitra, Sugata, (2000) Learning Styles and Perceptions of Self, International Education, Volume 4, Number 4 (December 2000) ISSN 1327-9548

  30. Dangwal, Ritu and Mitra, Sugata, (1998) Learning Styles Inventory – in the Asian context, Journal of Psychological Researches, 42(3) p.138-145

  31. A correlation between the location and sensitivity of human sense organs. A.K. Banerjee and S. Mitra, Spec. Science and Technology, 5, (2), 141 (1982) Australia.

  32. A design for zinc-chlorine batteries. S. Mitra, Journal of Power Sources, 8, 359-367 (1982) USA

  33. Exciton dissociation at phenanthrene-metal junctions. K. Roy, S.C. Mathur and S. Mitra, Ind. Journal of Pure and Applied Physics(1981) India.

  34. Crystal structure sensitivity of the band structure of organic semiconductors. S.C. Mathur and S. Mitra, Journal of Phys.C Solid State, 12, (2) (1979) UK.

  35. Exciton and Bose-Einstein condensation in living systems. R.K. Mishra, K. Bhaumik, S.C. Mathur and S.Mitra, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry., 16, 691 (1979) Sweden.

  36. Helicity and heteroatomic effects on the band structure of one dimensional conductor (SN)x. S.C. Mathur and S. Mitra, Proc. Nucl. & Solid State Phys. Symp., 21C, 184 (1978) India.

  37. Exciton dissociation at pthalocyanine-iodine interfaces. S.C. Mathur and S. Mitra, Proc. Nucl. & Solid State Phys. Symp., 21C, 184 (1978) India.

  38. A two parameter omega technique for MO calculations. S.C. Mathur, D.C. Singh, B. Kumar and S.Mitra, International Journal of Quantitative Chemistry, 11, 759 (1977) Sweden.

  39. Effect of solid dilution on the crystal field spectrum of cobalt ammonium sulphate hexahydrate diluted with zinc ammonium sulphate hexahydrate. S.C. Mathur, R.S. Daryan and S. Mitra, Proc. Nucl. & Solid State Phys. Symp., 19C, 474 (1976) India.

  40. Optical absorption of divalent nickel in octahedral cubic crystalline fields. S.C. Mathur, R.S. Daryan and S. Mitra, Proc. Nucl. & Solid State Phys. Symp., 19C, 476 (1976) India.

Some other publications

1. A non-linear system for the administration of correspondence programmes. S. Mitra, Media in Education and Training, February 1982, UK.
2. Diagnostic Computer-Assisted-Instruction, a methodology for the teaching of computer languages. S. Mitra and R.S. Pawar, Sixth Western Educational Computing Conf., Nov. 1982, San Diego, USA.
3. Compositors that compute, S. Mitra, Computers Today, May 1985, India.
4. A computer assisted learning strategy for computer literacy programmes. S. Mitra, presented at the Annual Convention of the All-India Association for Educational Technology, December 1988, Goa, India.
5. Voluntary perception analysis - a new measurement device. S. Mitra, Media and Technology for Human Resources Development, Oct. 1989, India.
6. Imaginet - An associative, non-linear, multimedia storage and retrieval system. S. Mitra and Ajay Magon, Multimedia Computer and Communications (INFOCOM ’92), Tata McGraw Hill pp20-30, (1992), Bombay, India.
7. A learning technology for illiterates and the visually handicapped. S. Mitra, Int. Conf. Educational Tech., AIAET, New Delhi, Oct. 1993 India.
8. The effect of synaptic disconnection on bi-directional associative recall. S. Mitra , Proc. IEEE/SMC Conf., Vol.1, 989, 1994 USA.
9. Using bi-directional associative memories for speaker identification, Renu Ahuja and Sugata Mitra, Proc. IEEE/SMC Conf., Vol.3,2286, 1995 USA.
10. Education through Digital Entertainment - A Structured Approach, Renu Ahuja, Sugata Mitra, Rashmi Kumar, Monica Singh, Proc. XXX Ann. Conv. Of CSI, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, pp 187-194 (1995).
11. On the Reconstruction of Human Voice, Sugata Mitra and Radhika Madaan, Proc. XXX Ann. Conv. Of CSI, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, pp 159-164 (1995).
12. An Instructional Design Strategy for Internet based education, Sugata Mitra, presented at the Comdex ’96 Conference and Exposition, Singapore (1996).
13. Multimedia Design for the Internet, Sugata Mitra, presented at the Parallel Convention, 13th Commonwealth Conference of Education Ministers, Gaborone, Botswana (1997).
14. Meaning in Binary Strings, Sugata Mitra, Dataquest (India), May 31, (1998).
15. Virtual Institutions in the Indian Subcontinent (invited review article) , The Development of Virtual Education: A global perspective, Dr. Glen M. Farrell (ed.),The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada, (1999).
16. Intangibles Inc.: the business of changing ideas into applications, Sugata Mitra, Proceedings of the R&D Management Conference, CSIR, India, (1999). Pp 189-193
17. Development of a cognitive system for automated tutoring, S. Mitra, presented at the annual conference of the International Council on Distance Education (ICDE99), Vienna, Austria (1999).
18. Children and the Internet: An experiment with minimally invasive education in India, S. Mitra and V. Rana, CSI Communications, pg. 12, June 1999, India (1999).
19. Minimally Invasive Education For Mass Computer Literacy, Sugata Mitra, presented at the CRIDALA 2000 conference in Hong Kong, June 21-25, 2000.
20. Children and the Internet: New Paradigms for Development in the 21st Century, Keynote address at the Asian Science and Technology Conference in the year 2000, Tokyo, June 6, Japan (2000).
21. Eight powers of ten, Sugata Mitra, Student magazine for design, Ultrazinnober 03, Muthesius-Hochschule, Academy for design and fine arts, Kiel, Germany (2003)
22. The Hole In The Wall, Sugata Mitra, Dataquest, September 23 (2004),
23. Minimally Invasive Education, pedagogy for development in a connected world, S. Mitra, Invited talk at the International conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt (2003)
24. SOS for UPE: Self Organising Systems for Mass Education, S. Mitra, eGov Monitor,</span>, UK (2006)



Indian Patent No. 217117
A new/improved cognitiveKiosk for the use in rural, outdoor and tropical environment (2008)
Sugata Mitra, Vivek Rana

Indian Patent No. 217595
A fault tolerent computing system (2009)
Sugata Mitra, Sanjay Gupta, S. Minz