NPTEL in the Media
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What makes NPTEL India’s EdTech hero — without newsy fundings and valuations

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July 24, 2017


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IIT-KGP to make Eastern India students aware of NPTEL courses

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July 18, 2017


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IIT-KGP to make Eastern India students aware of NPTEL courses

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July 18, 2017


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IIT-KGP to make Eastern India students aware of NPTEL courses

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July 18, 2017


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IIT-KGP to make eastern India students aware of NPTEL courses

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July 18, 2017


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IITKgp promotes NPTEL courses in Eastern india

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July 18, 2017


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IIT Kharagpur To Make Eastern India Students Aware Of NPTEL Courses

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July 18, 2017


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IIT Kharagpur to promote NPTEL courses in eastern states

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July 18, 2017


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IIT-KGP to help eastern India students learn more about free online courses

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July 18, 2017


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NPTEL courses open now

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June 26, 2017


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NPTEL offers 159 courses for July-November 2017 session; enrolment currently open on the portal

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June 20, 2017


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NPTEL offers 116 new certification courses this session

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June 20, 2017


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Worried by IT layoffs? Open online courses can future-proof your career

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June 20, 2017


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South zone tops enrolments in online courses

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June 20, 2017


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Google plans to train two million mobile app developers in India

Google has unveiled a slew of initiatives to educate and certify students and developers as part of its Android skilling programme in India...Read more

July 12, 2016


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NPTEL SPOC Awareness Workshop at Vimal Jyothi Engineering College

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June 17, 2016


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GATE 2016 topper reveals success mantra

I focused on both concepts and problems, because the GATE exam requires command over both of them. I studied from the standard books and NPTEL rather than following ... Read more

April 5, 2016


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A GREAT LEVELLER

The noughties use of the Internet and web-based multimedia resources revolutionised the field of higher education. NPTEL (National Programme for Technology Enhanced Learning), a joint venture of the IITs and IISc, funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, is a significant addition to this domain ... Read more

Sept 21, 2015


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Aricent funds NPTEL’s online programme

Aricent Technologies, a pure-play product engineering services firm, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity, has partnered with the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) at the Indian ... Read more

Sept 03, 2015


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BE AWARE OF THE WORLD OF LEARNING

The distant education sector needs a transparent control mechanism. Though Keralites are in the forefront on its literacy on information technology, ... Read more

July 27, 2015


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ONLINE ENROLMENT FOR NPTEL COURSES BEGINS

Guwahati: Online enrolment for National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) courses began from Wednesday ... Read more

July 02, 2015


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NPTEL: Democratization of Education

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June 30, 2015


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NPTEL offers certification courses

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is offering online certification courses for free. According to a press release, courses are offered in computer science, aerospace, electrical, metallurgical engineering and ... Read more

June 21, 2015


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Breaking new ground with open online courses

To improve the employability skills of engineering students, Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) has introduced a new initiative called Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) in its syllabus from this(2015-2016) academic year ... Read more

June 14, 2015


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NPTEL launches 24 online certification courses

NPTEL, an MHRD, Government of India initiative, is launching 24 online certification courses covering disciplines such as Computer Science, Aerospace, Electrical, Metallurgical engineering and Management Sciences that start on 1 July 2015. The complete list of courses is available on the website https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in where one can also enroll for these courses ... Read more

June 11, 2015


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COLLEGES CAN OPT FOR ONLINE COURSES

Colleges can now opt for online courses. There is ample material, including from international universities that engineering students can benefit from ... Read more

May 19, 2015


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Film Appreciation

NPTEL is now offering a new certification on Film Appreciation through its online portal. The 20 hour course, an ideal course for summer vacations that will be conducted during May & June 2015 ... Read more

May 15, 2015


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NPTEL – waiting to become a hit among students

C. Niranjana, a third year electrical and electronics engineering student, had difficulty in understanding a few concepts in digital signal processing. She scouted ... Read more

May 07, 2015


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THE MOOC POINT

Even a casual observer of Indian higher technical education would notice that we face two grave challenges. Our 3,300-plus engineering colleges produce 1.2 million-plus graduates ... Read more

May 07, 2015


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Appreciating Carnatic Music

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Apr 21, 2015


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Know More about World Cinema this Summer

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning is offering a new certification for Film Appreciation through ... Read more

Apr 21, 2015


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Is online the way forward?

Online learning and its pedagogy have to be engineered in a specific manner to meet the aspirations of a range ... Read more

Apr 19, 2015


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E-learning here to stay, but needs to be structured properly

Educationists and academicians feel e-learning is here to stay and in a county like India, where an estimated 5 to 15 crore people are looking ... Read more

Apr 06, 2015


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Learn to appreciate the nitty-gritty of Carnatic music online

If you love carnatic music and want to learn about its nitty-gritty to genuinely appreciate it, here is your chance to officially do so ... Read more

04 Apr, 2015


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How NPTEL democratising education and going into the next level

Annai Vailankanni College of Engineering, near the small town of Kanyakumari, faces all the challenges of an institution situated far away from the large cities. Teachers are hard to find, and good teachers are even harder to retain for long. Students and teachers struggle in equal measure to grasp sophisticated engineering concepts, with some teachers finding it difficult to even finish a 50-minute class well. So the principal JD Darwin, found a quick solution: make them watch educational videos from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) ... Read more

Mar 19, 2015


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THE RISING TIDE

MOOCs have been a popular topic in the education industry for the past few years. As we stand in the midst of this decade, it‟s encouraging to evaluate how the online learning industry has grown and to predict future trends ... Read more

Mar 16, 2015


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Online education provides a lasting solution

A comprehensive massive online education Programme is the need of the hour for catering to the higher education needs of the present-day generation across the country. This has become inevitable as India‟s gross enrolment ratio (GER) was less as compared to the ratio of the other countries, said M.S. Ananth, former Director, IIT, Madras and Visiting Professor, IIT Bombay ... Read more

Mar 01, 2015


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Enriching Engineering Education in India

In a recent E-Learning Conference, I had the opportunity to meet Prof. Mangala Sunder Krishnan from IIT Madras, who is the coordinator and head of the NPTEL initiative from the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. NPTEL is a joint initiative of the IITs and IISc in providing free online courseware. Here, you will find hundreds of e-learning courses offered through the web and video formats in Engineering, Science and Humanities streams. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of higher education in the country by providing free content that can be used as reference and supplementary material in various courses. I'm glad to share this conversation that touches upon some important aspects of the NPTEL program ... Read more

Feb 09, 2015


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How online certificates can upskill you

In a corporate jungle, only the best survive. If you do not upskill, you might not last very long. While attending classes and taking up a full-time course may not be suitable if you are already employed, an online course can help you. These courses are also a good option for those who could not get admission to regular courses ... Read more

Feb 02, 2015


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Making the most of the MOOC experience

In mid-2012 I completed my first massive online open course, or MOOC, the kind widely offered by Coursera, EdX, Udacity and so on in partnership with different educational institutions. It was on clinical trials and ethical practices, offered by Johns Hopkins, on Coursera ... Read more

Jan 18, 2015


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Hard to Keep Promises

When Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) were announced in 2011, it came with a lot of promise — anyone from around the world right from an average villager to a college dropout could take the courses, and gain knowledge and employment. But are these objectives being met? Edex does an analysis ... Read more

Jan 05, 2015


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11 new online courses from IITs, IISc

The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) has introduced 11 new courses covering disciplines such as humanities, physics, management and chemical engineering ... Read more

Dec 09, 2014


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Government interest spurs IITs, IIMs to take Massive Open Online Courses Route

NEW DELHI: Premier institutions like the Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institutes of Management are planning to go the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) way, in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi planning an ambitious launch of the Swayam Bharat programme ... Read more

Dec 09, 2014


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How technology can ease the problem of heart disease in developing countries

80% of deaths in developing nations are due to cardiovascular disease. An innovative new network and tablet device could provide better access to proper treatment ... Read more

Oct 21, 2014


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The online study option

The next time you hear someone asking thus, don’t be sure Rakesh is a Stanfordian. The world has changed, and so have avenues of education. The open education system called Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOC, has redefined ... Read more

May 25, 2014


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Online learning set for big leap

In the second and concluding part of his interview to The Hindu Education Plus, IIT-Madras Director Bhaskar Ramamurthi shares his thoughts with Ajai Sreevatsan and Vasudha Venugopal on online education, NPTEL usage and research initiatives ... Read more

Jan 30, 2012


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OpenStudy to forge partnership with NPTEL

The founders of OpenStudy, the web-based platform that makes it possible for students across the world to find answers to the questions which arise in their minds during study, are forging a partnership with the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) in India ... Read more

May 29, 2011


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NPTEL - helping bridge the gap

That the quality of teaching depends on the qualified teaching faculty needs no elaboration. While several colleges have imposing buildings and state-of-the-art lab equipment to boast about, the appointment of inexperienced and undergraduate degree holders as teachers leaves a yawning gap between the desired level and the current level of expertise available among the faculty ... Read more

Mar 02, 2009


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State yet to warm up to NPTEL

Good quality education material in engineering has been generated under the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning, which can be easily accessed through the project's recently launched portal. Sadly, engineering colleges in Kerala do not seem to be either aware or keen to use it, Abdul Latheef Naha finds out ... Read more

Oct 17, 2006

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NPTEL programme on Lok Sabha Channel.

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Jan 23, 2017


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Coverage on NDTV about NPTEL

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June 30, 2015


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Coverage on NDTV about NPTEL

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June 26, 2015


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NPTEL programme on Neeya Naana

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Apr 19, 2015


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Prof. R K Shevgaonkar talking about NPTEL

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Apr 18, 2015


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NPTEL Certification programme on Puthiyathalaimurai

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Dec 08, 2014


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Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation

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Acceptance of MOOCs for Engineering Education In india

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Indian Higher Education - By Pawan Agarwal

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Introduction to Information Technology - By V. RAJARAMAN

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General Studies Paper - I - By Edgar Thorpe and Showick Thorpe

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Unlocking the Gates - By Taylor Walsh

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NPTEL in Selected Engineering Colleges Around Thiruvallur District Tamil Nadu

Due to fast development of information and communication technology, student and faculty needs relevant and current information as on time, they quickly adapted into print form to electronic form in current scenario. More demand of digital information leads to remarkable position of increase in publication sector and usage of EIS in all discipline especially science and engineering. In view of more e-resources demanded, NPTEL is an Indian portal dedicated and provides technical e-content to solve this issue of one side increased e-resource demand and other side deficiency of qualified faculty. This paper studies the impact of NPTEL on student and faculty in engineering colleges of Thiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu. It focuses out the variations in perceptions and preferences of user using NPTEL. It is found that majority of respondents accessed NPTEL for their teaching and learning purpose. Most of the respondents opined that NPTEL is very useful for teaching and research purpose ... Read more

Feb 09, 2015

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Crack TOEFL through a comfortable platform

The TOEFL MOOC provides general information about the sections of the test....Read more

June, 2016


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NPTEL in talks with universities, Nasscom for MOOC endorsement

NPTEL, which is offering 990 course today, has seen rise in number of registered candidates to over 620,000....Read more

March 09, 2016


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Courses Taken Online Could Add to Your College Credits

A few months ago, the online course page of a highly-niche and less broached subject called ‘Data Analytics’ saw a sudden surge of interest....Read more

February 03, 2016


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ஆன்லைனில் படிப்பு: சென்னை ஐஐடி அறிவிப்பு

சென்னை ஐஐடி கல்வி நிறுவனம், இதர ஐஐடி-க்கள் மற்றும் ஐஐஎஸ்சி கல்வி நிறுவனங்களுடன் இணைந்து ஆன்லைனில் தொழில்நுட்ப சான்றிதழ் படிப்பை நடத்தி வருகிறது. தேசிய தொழில்நுட்ப மேம்பாடு கல்வி திட்டத்தின் கீழ்....Read more

Jan 08, 2016


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హైదరాబాద్ ఐఐటీలో 47 కొత్త కోర్సులు

సంగారెడ్డి :ఐఐటీలో కొత్తగా 47 ఆన్‌లైన్ కోర్సులను ప్రవేశపెట్టనున్నట్టు ఐఐటీ హైదరాబాద్ పీఆర్‌వో రుచికాశర్మ ఒక ప్రకటనలో తెలిపారు. మద్రాసు ఐఐటీ ఆదారంగా నేషనల్ ప్రోగ్రామ్ ఆన్ టెక్నాలజీ ఎన్‌హాన్స్‌డ్ లెర్నింగ్ (ఎన్‌పీటీఈఎల్) ఆధ్వర్యంలో దేశంలోని 7 ఐఐటీలు, ఐఐఎస్‌లలో 47 ఆన్‌లైన్ సర్టిఫికెట్ కోర్సులకు...Read more

Jan 08, 2016


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NPTEL to open enrollment for 2016: 47 New Online Courses added

IIT Madras led National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), an initiative of seven IITs and IISc is now opening admissions to 47 NPTEL Online Certification Courses for the year 2016....Read more

Jan 07, 2016


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ஐ.ஐ.டி.,களின் இலவச இணையவழி படிப்புகள்!

சர்வதேச அளவில் புகழ் பெற்ற இந்திய கல்வி நிறுவனங்களான, இந்தியன் இன்ஸ்டிடியூட் ஆப் டெக்னாலஜி (ஐ.ஐ.டி.,) மற்றும் இந்தியன் இன்ஸ்டிடியூட் ஆப் சயின்ஸ் (ஐ.ஐ.எஸ்சி.,)....Read more

Jan 06, 2016


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11 new online certification courses to be launched

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), a project funded by the minstry of human resource development will launch 11 new online certification courses in various disciplines ... Read more

Sept 08, 2015


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Addressing India’s skill gap with MOOCs

An online talent assessment company called Wheebox indicated in its 2014 India Skills Report that just 10 percent of MBA graduates and 17 percent of engineering graduates in the country are employable. With online courses, students ... Read more

Sept 02, 2015


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India Loves MOOCs

How does a talented Indian teenager like Gaurav Goyal make his mark on the world? Ordinarily, his destiny would have been set on the morning in 2008 when he took his country’s toughest college placement exam: the IIT Joint Entrance Exam. More than 300,000 ... Read more

July 27, 2015


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Online education is here to stay

I work in a small public university in South Carolina, U.S., and we pride ourselves on providing an excellent liberal arts education. The School of Business is accredited at the highest level by AACSB, an international accreditation body, for both its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) ... Read more

July 26, 2015


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என்.பி.டி.இ.எல். சார்பில் 24 புதிய இணைய வழி சான்றிதழ் படிப்புகள்

தேசிய தொழில்நுட்ப மேம்பாடு கற்றல் திட்டத்தின் கீழ் (என்.பி.டி.இ.எல்.) புதிதாக 24 இணைய வழி...Read more

June 15, 2015


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என்.பி.டி.இ.எல். வழங்கும் ஆன்லைன் படிப்புகள்

NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning), இரண்டு புதிய ஆன்லைன் படிப்புகளை தொடங்கியுள்ளது...Read more

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