NPTEL is an acronym for National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning which is an initiative by seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for creating course contents in engineering and science. NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and Humanities streams.
NOC stands for NPTEL Online Certification. NPTEL is now offering online certification courses through its portal https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in. There are 10hr, 20hr as well as 30 hour courses offered twice a year.
Please go to the following link for information on NPTEL online certification courses.http://nptel.ac.in/noc/
Depending upon the demand of students and logistics, NPTEL may offer the course again. Kindly keep checking our website for latest news.
Step 1 - go to the following link - https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in
Step 2 – Click on the tab "Login" seen on the top right-hand corner.
Step 3 - Use a Google account enabled email id to login.
Step 4 – Choose your desired course and click on the Join button or click on the course to see the Introduction page of the course and if interested, click on the "Join" button.
Step 5 – If the course has content uploaded, you will now be able to see it.
Once these steps are carried out, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.
No. Joining/enrolling for an NPTEL online course is free. Once enrolled, the videos and associated study material may also be downloaded for free. Learning from the course, submitting assignments, participating in the discussion forum is free. To write the final exam, you need to pay Rs. 1100/- per course.
There is no specific eligibility criterion for any of the NPTEL online courses. The faculty of a particular course may recommend some basic knowledge of certain topics for a person to fully grasp the contents of a course.
Anyone 13 yrs and above may join an online course.
"Yes. You may join for any number of courses You can write exams only for a max of 4 courses per semester."
For withdrawing from a course to which you have enrolled, login to the https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in portal using your email id used to enroll to the course. Click on the email id seen on the right top of the page. You will get a drop down in which there will be an option to unenroll from the course. To join another course, just go to the course you are interested in and click on ""Join"" button.
Those who have registered for a course will receive a confirmation welcome mail. After that, when the course begins and the weekly lessons are released, you will be notified via e-mail. Also, any news, announcements, etc. will be posted in the Announcement Page of the course. You can now start watching the videos. Please keep checking your course page for updates.
Yes. For certain online courses, the text transcription of the video material has been made available for free download at the following link. http://textofvideo.nptel.iitm.ac.in/ > Courses. Here, you may search for your desired course and download PDF, MP3 or SRT (subtitle) files. If you do not find your choice of course in that list, please understand that the transcription work is in progress. Kindly bear with us.
We will most definitely take a note of your suggestion and consider that while designing future online certification courses.
All announcements and other vital information are posted in the Announcement page of the course. Also, e-mail and sms alerts will be sent periodically.
Your score will be posted online as soon as you submit the assignment. Using your unique password and log in id, you may check your score any time you like.
Yes. Certain online courses will have these types of assignments. These are meant only for assessing your learning from the course. Typically, these assessments will not carry any marks. The answers for such assignments will also be posted in the course page. Please note that the faculty decides on the type of assignments for each course.
Yes, the assignment scores also contribute to the overall score. 25% of the total score comes from Assignment marks; 75% from final exam.
The final score may be affected as the assignment scores will be counted towards final exam score. But this will not hamper your wirting the certification exam.
You may download the videos and watch them offline. We have files of smaller formats - flv and 3gp - available on out http://nptel.ac.in website where the same content will be posted. Also, for certain courses, transcripts are available which are relatively smaller in file size and easier to download. MP3 files (audio) of all online courses are also made available. Please go to the following link to access these files for free. http://textofvideo.nptel.iitm.ac.in/
You have to check with your college/Univerisity if they will take this into consideration and incorporate it into your certificate.
Yes. You may enroll for any online course no matter where you live and go through the course material.
"NPTEL conducts the final certification exam as a proctored exam where the candidate has to come in person to a designated centre and write the exam.We do not have a process in place to conduct proctored exam for candidates outside India.Hence you can enroll and study using these courses."
April 28th & 29th
For candidates enrolled to a course, a link will be published for exam registration. Kindly follow the guidelines posted there.
No. Certification exams will be conducted on consecutive Saturday & Sunday. There will be 2 exam sessions on both days.
Morning Session - 9am to 12pm
Afternoon session - 2pm to 5pm
You will have to appear at the allotted exam centre and produce your Admit Card and Identification Card for verification and take the exam in person.
At the time of exam registration, you will be choosing exam date and centre. Once this data is submitted, you will not be able to go back and change this input. So if you miss the exam, you cannot take it on another date.
Once you have registered for a particular exam, it is final as the form will become uneditable. So please think and choose the subject carefully while you register for the exam. It cannot be changed once registered.
Yes. You may participate in 4 online certification exams. Exams are conducted on consecutive Saturday & Sunday. There will be 2 exam sessions on both days. So, you can take two exams per day.
Currently, only the centres in the form can be chosen by individuals. If you belong to a college and more than 200 students are appearing for exams on the same date, the college Principal can write to us requesting for a centre in your city and we can try to arrange the same.
If the payment is successful, you will get a confirmation email saying so.
YES. You may carry a scientific calculator.
Electronic diary, mobile phone, and other electronic gadgets, blank papers, clip boards, log-tables will not be allowed in the examination hall.
The exams are scheduled for 3 hours. Candidates are allowed to leave the examination hall after the first 1.5 hours.
Yes. The candidate has to return these papers at the end of the examination.
Normally the final question paper is not released and hence the solutions also will not be released. If you have any specific doubts, you can write to the course instructor on the discussion forum of the course.
For an objective online exam, results and the e-certificate (go to the course at nptel.ac.in/noc) will be available 2-3 weeks after the exam date. For an offline subjective exam (paper and pen), the results and the e-certificate will be made available 5 weeks after the exam.
Please write to us explaining the reasons behind your contest. Give us the name of the course, date of exam, roll number and email id.We will forward it to the course instructor and his decision will be implemented.
The laminated hard copy of the certificate is usually sent by speed-post 2 to 3 weeks after the exam results are published. An email and sms will be sent to the candidates notifying them about the dispatch.
Yes. The score may be a combination of assignment and final exam scores, as the course instructor decides.
The e-certificate can be downloaded and printed and used. It is anyway e-verifiable.
At the time of registration of the exam, you will be asked to provide the address where the certificates need to be sent by post. Any request for change in address will not be entertained thereafter. So please give a permanent address while you register for the exam. It cannot be changed once registration is complete.
Within the candidate login, you can log these errors. (http://nptel.ac.in/noc/ > Exam Results login) Or, please take a screen-shot of your certificate and send us an e-mail describing the error, within the stipulated time. If the error is genuine and reported to us within the stipulated timeframe, we will send you another re-generated certificate. Else, you have to pay Rs. 200 for a new certificate.
Our general policy is that certificates once issued will not be replaced. In special cases, we may consider your request if you send us a screen-shot of the damaged certificate.
Only those who have appeared for the NPTEL online exam are referred to as candidates. And only after you are notified by NPTEL about the exam result publication will you be able to access Candidate login.
SWAYAM is the National MOOCs portal being developed by MHRD, Govt. of India.
In order to ensure best quality content is produced and delivered, seven National Coordinators have been appointed under SWAYAM. NPTEL is the official SWAYAM national coordinator for engineering. All NPTEL online certification courses are SWAYAM courses too, and they are available on the SWAYAM platform as well.
For example, see https://swayam.gov.in/course/1364-engineering-mechanics-statics-and-dynamics. This is an NPTEL course that was offered in the Jan 2017 semester. For certification and examination purposes, we offer the same course on the NPTEL portal: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc17_me01/preview All the courses we offer will be similar to the above. By participating in NPTEL online courses, you and your college are officially participating in SWAYAM.
Once the exam fee is paid, arrangements will be made for you to take the exam. Please try to take the exam as we will be unable to give a refund in case you cannot.
Sorry. Once you have registered for an exam, refunds will not be done.