SPOC: Dr. Gagan Dhawan

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is a project of MHRD initiated by seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Guwahati and Roorkee) along with the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2003, to provide quality education to anyone interested in learning from the IITs. The main goal was to create web and video courses in all major branches of engineering and physical sciences at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and management courses at the postgraduate level.


Largest online repository in the world of courses in engineering, basic sciences, and selected humanities and social sciences subjects

Online web portal http://nptel.ac.in – more than 471 million+ views Youtube channel for NPTEL – most subscribed educational channel, 1.5 million+ channel subscribers, 819 million+ views, 50000+ Video Hours.
More than 54000+ hours of video content, transcribed with subtitles
Most accessed library of peer-reviewed educational content in the world.

NPTEL Online Certification Courses

Since 2013, through 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. The enrolment to and learning from these courses involves no cost. An in-person, proctored certification exam (optional) will be conducted at Rs. 1000/- per course and a certificate is provided through the participating institutions and industry, when applicable.

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Useful Links:

Click here for HELP VIDEOS for NPTEL Online Certification courses

Click here for how does an NPTEL Online course work?

Dear Students,

We are happy to announce that enrolment for 500+ courses for the Jul-Dec 2021 semester is open now!

To join a course

Please go to this link to join for courses that you/students are interested in.




Points to remember

• Learners say YES to the question ‘Are you part of a Local Chapter’

• Choose the correct college name

• Students choose the Profession as ‘Student’

• Faculty choose the Profession as ‘Faculty’ (Not Employed)

Important dates

The start/end dates and exam dates are as follows:

Event 4 Weeks - Set I 8 Weeks - Set  I 12 Weeks 4 Weeks - Set II 8 Weeks - Set II
Start of course Jul 26, 2021 Jul 26, 2021 Jul 26, 2021 Aug 23, 2021 Aug 23, 2021
End of course Aug 20, 2021 Sep 17, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 Sep 17, 2021 Oct 15, 2021
Exam dates Sep 26, 2021 (2 Sessions: 9am-12 noon; 2pm-5pm) Oct 23 + 24, 2021 (2 Sessions: 9am-12 noon; 2pm-5pm)

Course List

The tentative course list can be found at this link.


Adding Mentors by the SPOC

The SPOC of the Local Chapter may now add the college faculty as Mentors. ‘How to add a Mentor’ is shown in the table given below.

How SPOCs can view the details of candidates enrolled from their college

SPOCs may access these details in both their SPOC logins - in SWAYAM login & LC login. Pls see details in the table shown below.

Important Links

Click here for HELP VIDEOS for NPTEL Online Certification courses

Click here for how does an NPTEL Online course work?

Thank you.
Warm regards,
NPTEL Local Chapter @ ANDC

Sr.no. Important Links
1 Enrolment link
2 Help videos on How to Enroll
3 How does an NPTEL course work?
4 Timelines and Guidelines for candidates
5 SPOC Timelines
6 Exam Cities list
7 How to add Mentor
8 Accessing Enrolment details by SPOC