Applications invited for NPTEL courses: IIT Madras

Applications are invited for National Program for Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) courses, IIT Madras said on Tuesday. The NPTEL is a joint initiative of the IITs and the Indian Institute of Science and under this initiative, 593 courses (online certification) are offered in a range of academic disciplines, according to a statement from the IIT. These courses include those related to Engineering, Science, Management and Humanities and these are offered through the “SWAYAM Platform”. Learners can register for the programs for free via The courses are taught by IIT and IISc faculty and these are offered completely free of charge to learners across the country, IIT said . Course registrations for the January-May 2022 semester have already started. The last date to register for the “first set” of courses is January 31, 2022. Some of the most popular courses offered this time around include data science for engineers, electric vehicles, programming courses such as python, Java, C and C++, the release says.

A series of new courses are also being introduced for the January 2022 term, including a course on Hindustani music, multidisciplinary courses such as research methodology for research students, basic course in ornithology, oral biology for students of dental studies, blockchain and its applications, and online privacy, among others.

“Introduction to Machine Learning course is offered in Tamil and Signals and Systems course is offered in Hindi during this semester. ”Over the years, more than 1.58 million learners have registered for the NPTEL courses, according to the statement from IIT Madras.

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Sam D. Gomez