Monday, 19 December 2022

What is the value of NPTEL online certification courses?

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NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning), is a joint venture of the IITs and IISc, funded by the Ministry of Education (MoE) Government of India, and was launched in 2003. Initially started as a project to take quality education to all corners of the country, NPTEL now offers close to 600+ courses for certification every semester in about 22 disciplines.

 NPTEL online certification offers may subject in online mode at free of cost. There are thousands of subjects taught thought the Year.

Some Features of NPTEL are as follows

  1. Free of cost.
  2. Well structured and organized by experienced faculty.
  3. Largest online repository in the world of courses in engineering, basic sciences and selected humanities and management subjects 
  4. YouTube channel for NPTEL – most subscribed educational channel, 1.3 billion views and 40+ lakhs subscribers 
  5. More than 56000 hours of video content, transcribed and subtitled
  6. Most accessed library of peer-reviewed educational content in the world
  7. Translation of more than 12000 hrs of English transcripts in regional Indian language.
  8. Class are taught by professors from IITs and IISc.

Why was this initiative through the model of Open Online Courses?

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) is essentially an asynchronous teaching-learning platform, where the process involves use of pre-recorded lectures, resource video materials, lecture notes, assignments and quizzes, as content and self assessment at regular intervals. The learning, through scheduling of fixed time duration for completion of courses and, therefore, the simultaneous participation of teachers and a large number of students may be termed synchronous and is thus similar to a classroom, albeit on the Internet and being much larger in size.

NPTEL Online Certification

 hrough an online portal, 4, 8, or 12-week online courses, typically on topics relevant to students in all years of higher education along with basic core courses in sciences and humanities with exposure to relevant tools and technologies, are being offered. Enrolment to and learning from these courses is free. Following these online courses, an in-person, proctored certification exam is conducted and a certificate is provided through the participating institutions and industry, as applicable.

Some statistics regarding the open online courses since March 2014 till Dec 2021

  • Completed courses: 3496;
  • Enrollments across courses: 1.58 CRORE +
  • Number of exam registrations: 15.1 LAKH +

Source: https://nptel.ac.in/

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