There has been a great technological revolution in education, especially in distance education. In this process online learning is playing a big role in recent times. Online learning has created a great impact on students, both physically and psychologically. According to the primary data collected through convenient sampling method from 205 respondents, the negative impacts and challenges in online learning have been brought to the fore. It has been made clear that offline learning cannot be replaced by online learning, and that the students don’t prefer online learning, but they find them manageable. With the onset of COVID-19 pandemic in various countries, online learning was brought to many places around the world. However, we find that there is difficulty in coping up with the current trends by the stakeholders, and further, it is far from effective learning and overall development of students.