Engineering Self Esteem

Engineering Self Esteem

One of the greatest contributions of the IITs and IISc to society are the NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) courses in engineering and sciences. What is it? NPTEL is one of a educational platform in the world. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, which funded this initiative, has made these courses available free of cost to the public. NPTEL courses are an important part of India’s Massive Open Online Courses, SWAYAM. How is…

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Govt. Launches SWAYAM e-Learning Platform

Govt. Launches SWAYAM e-Learning Platform

Several students graduate every year without any employable skills. Several others don’t have the means to acquire a basic diploma for an employment opportunity of their choice. To eradicate this skill and education gap, the Indian govt. has come up with an e-learning platform, SWAYAM where teachers from different varsities are taking classes. What is it? An All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) approved e-learning platform started by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development…

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IBM Offering Free Blockchain Course for Indian Students

IBM Offering Free Blockchain Course for Indian Students

Blockchain technology has reached the shores of the Indian subcontinent. Like AI this is a necessary skill required to survive in this world now. So, to develop this skill IBM is offering a free certificate course on blockchain technology for students in India. What is it? The technology giant has partnered with Indian e-learning platform National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) to offer a 12-week online course titled “Blockchain Architecture Design and Use Cases.” The enrolment for the…

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The Online Learning Platforms Used by Millennials

The Online Learning Platforms Used by Millennials

When you have very little time and monetary resources in hand but you have to gain skills to ace that job, you look for online courses. To make life easier for millennials there various online platforms to learn and acquire skills. One such platform is the government-run feature NPTEL. What is it? The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is an online platform that offers free courses to brush up on topics like analog…

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Internships for Students from Over 1800 Colleges, a NPTEL and Internshala Initiative

Internships for Students from Over 1800 Colleges, a NPTEL and Internshala Initiative

The importance of internships has gained momentum over the years and most students look for viable internship opportunities to bridge the gap between education and employment. Thus, skills take a front seat and students want to acquire diverse skills through internships. Keeping this in mind, the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) has signed an MOU with Internshala to provide internships to students in colleges that partner with NPTEL as Local Chapters. This move will…

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QEEE is Successfully Stepping into Phase 9

QEEE is Successfully Stepping into Phase 9

Many of you might be aware of the QEEE program, whose main feature is “Live Classes”, wherein, one faculty (from a reputed institution such as IIT etc) teaches several classrooms at multiple colleges simultaneously. These sessions allow for live interaction between the students and teacher. QEEE is successfully stepping into Phase 9. With the wide variety of courses offered in the regular QEEE program, Listed below are the newly offered NPTEL courses as well as Re-runs which…

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