To provide advanced learning and acquaintance in engineering & technology VCE is supporting SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) – Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India initiative – Massive Open Online coures (MOOCs) – SWAYAM/NPTEL.
The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is a project initiated and handled by seven Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee and Guwahati) and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. It is project funded by MHRD, Government of India, to develop and promote multimedia and web technology based learning open for all. Currently more than 1200 courses are available on web portal http://nptel.ac.in for viewing and downloading.
NPTEL has also initiated open online courses with certification where courses in different domains are regularly launched. Courses are free to enroll and are available at http://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in. At the end of the course a certification exam (optional) is held on specific dates at specific centers. Certificate from IIT is awarded to those who register and appear for the examination. These exams have nominal fees with facility of scholarship and partial fee waiver for SC/ST candidates.
All departments at our institute are already having complete series of video lectures available from NPTEL.
We are glad to announce that our institute now also have approved NPTEL local chapter from Nov., 2015 (http://nptel.ac.in/LocalChapter/list_of_colleges.php). This will facilitate our students and faculties to use NPTEL contents better, apply for scholarships as well as have NPTEL examination center at our campus. This activity at our department is coordinated by Mr. K Santhosh Reddy, Assistant Professor.
All are invited to be part of this and take benefits.