NPTEL National Programming on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is an initiative of the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) for creating video and web course contents in engineering and science. Into its 12th year now, there are 900+ web and video courses across 23 disciplines available for download and viewing on the NPTEL web site distributed under the CC-BY-SA licence.

For more information, please click here (www.nptel.ac.in) NPTEL OPEN ONLINE COURSE (NOC)

NPTEL Open Online courses were initiated so that students anywhere can directly learn from faculty in top colleges. While enrollment and learning is free, students can also obtain a certificate from the IITs, based on successful completion of an exam, for which there is a nominal examination fee. Online learning offers a new way to explore subjects that one is passionate about.

Students will

Learn for free, Learn Together and Learn from the Experts The courses have no eligibility criteria and are open to anyone and everyone. Students can review and assess their progress and directly interact with course instructors to understand concepts better An optional in-person proctored certification exam is offered at the end of the course to earn certificates from the IITs

For more information, please click here (http://nptel.ac.in/noc/) and for checking on available courses, go to https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in.


  • Prof. Managala Sunder.K (Dept. of Chemistry, IITM)
  • Prof. Prathap Haridoss (Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IITM )
  • Prof. Andrew Thangaraj (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IITM)

For further details: Email us at nptel@iitm.ac.in; Phone: 044-2257 5905/5908