The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is soon going to offer 159 courses of which 116 will be the new ones and 43 older ones.
The new courses will be available for its July to November, 2017 session and are open for online enrollment (https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in )
The seven IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Guwahati and Roorkee) along with the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru have initiated the NPTEL in 2003.
NPTEL coordinator at IIT Madras Prof Andrew Thangaraj said, “It is a great opportunity for learners across the country to access the IIT and IISc systems as well as experts from other reputed institutions. This enables learning without boundaries. You learn what you are interested in, and get a certificate confirming your abilities in that area.”
All courses are free and will begin from July 24, 2017 or August 21, 2017. The certification examination for courses is optional and comes at a fee of Rs 1000/course examination with examination dates being on September 24/October 22, 2017 (Sundays).