NPTEL Open Online Certification Courses - 47 new courses open for enrollment!

Dear Students

Here is your chance to enroll and learn for free today from the faculty at the IITs!
NPTEL offers 47 new open online courses (10 hr course, 20hr course and 40hr courses) in various disciplines of Engineering&Science, Management and Humanities.

•    Duration of courses: 4 weeks, 8 weeks or 12 weeks
•    Online course start date: Jan 18, 2016
•    Last date for enrollment: Jan 25, 2016
•    Certification exam dates: Mar 20, 27 (for 10 and 20hr courses) and Apr 24, May 1(for 40 hr courses)

Anyone who is above 13 years of age can enroll for this course and learn for free at https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in.

This site uses your Google account for authentication. You can select the course and click the join button to enroll.

After enrollment you will be able to see the course contents as and when they are made available by the course instructors.

List of 10 hr courses:


1.Probability and Stochastics for finance - Mathamatics/management
2.Introduction to Reciprocal Space - Materials Science
3.Introduction to Research - Multidisciplinary

List of 20 hr courses:

1.Microwave Integrated Circuits - Electronics&Communication
2.Strategy: An Introduction to Game Theory - Management
3.Estimation for Wireless Communications –MIMO/ OFDM Cellular and Sensor Networks - Electronics&Communication
4.Airplane Performance- Aerospace
5.Basics of NVH and Its Measurement - Mechanical
6.Marketing I - Management
7.Manufacturing Process Technology -Part I - Mechanical
8.MATLAB Programming for Numerical Computation - Chemical
9.Technical English for Engineers - Humanities
10.Introduction to boundary layers - Mechanical
11.Language and Mind - Humanities
12.Chemistry - II - Chemistry
13.Fundamentals of electronic materials and devices - Materials Science
14.Application of Spectroscopic Methods in Molecular Structure Determination - Chemistry
15.Analysis and Modeling of Welding - Materials Science
16.Fundamentals of optical and scanning electron microscopy - Materials Science
17.Information Security- II - Computer science
18.Project Planning & Control - Civil
19.Biostatistics and Design of experiments - Biotech
20.Principles of Human Resource Management - Management
21.Health research fundamentals - Humanities
22.Engineering Graphics - Civil
23.2016: Design and Analysis of Algorithms - Computer science
24.2016: An introduction to Haskell Programming    - Computer science
25.2016: Programming, Data structures and Algorithm - Computer science

List of 40 hr courses:

1.Stability and control of aircraft - Aerospace
2.Basics of Finite Element Analysis - Mechanical
3.Electromagnetic theory - Electrical
4.Geology and Soil Mechanics - Civil
5.Phase Diagrams in Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Science
6.Risk and Reliability of offshore structures - Ocean
7.HSE for offshore and petroleum engineers - Ocean
8.Discrete Mathematics - Mathematics
9.Fundamentals of Gas Dynamics - Mechanical
10.Artificial Intelligence: Knowledge Representation and Reasoning - Computer science
11.Introduction to Machine Learning - Computer science
12.Computational Fluid Dynamics - Chemical
13.Conduction and Convection Heat Transfer - Mechanical
14.Biochemistry - Chemistry
15.Probability and Statistics - Mathematics
16.Industrial Automation and Control - Electrical
17.Probability Methods in Civil Engineering - Civil
18.Applied Multivariate Statistical Modeling - Mathematics
19.Vibration of structures - Mechanical

Happy Learning!!!!


Warm regards
NPTEL Team
(For any clarifications, please contact nptel@iitm.ac.in)

Your exam score for Sep 6th/ 13th exam now available !

Dear Candidate:

Your score for the Sep 6th/13th NPTEL Online Certification exam for the course "Introduction to Programming in C", has been put up in the portal http://nptel.ac.in/noc. Please login with your registered email id and password which is your date of birth, to view your scores.

If you are unable to log in please use the password as 01011900

For any concerns / issues / discrepancies you can write to us at noc@nptel.iitm.ac.in

If you have submitted assignments, but in the above score portal you do not find your assignment score, it may be because you registered for the exam with a different email id but submitted assignments in course builder with some other email-id. If this the case, please give exact information on your name, course,application number, registered email id and course enrolled email id so that we can try retrieving your assignment scores again. Email us at nptel@iitm.ac.in before Oct 23rd, if such issues requests got after Oct 23rd will not be entertained.


Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL Office
nptel@iitm.ac.in
Contact: 91-44-22575905 / 08


Refresh your Programming and Data Structures skills and be job ready!

Dear Student :

Greetings from NPTEL! As you may be aware, NPTEL has been offering online certification the last 1.5 years and has successfully run 82 courses with more than 3 lakhs students registrations and more than 10,000 students certified across India.

We are now launching a new platform for NPTEL online certification course offering. We at the NPTEL Office would like to invite you and your friends to be part of the "Alpha-Testing" of this new platform. The course that is offered in this alpha-testing phase is NPTEL's most popular job-oriented course "Programming and Data Structures" by Prof. Shankar Balachandran, IIT Madras.

The rewards to you for aiding in this alpha testing effort are : knowledge gained , hands-on programming, confidence and better preparedness for placements / interviews, flexibility to learn at your own pace - while helping in this Nation building exercise, which has far reaching impact and will help students like you from various parts of India learn anywhere, anytime.

We hope you are convinced and will enroll in the course. The details of the processes are as below:

1. Course run is from Oct 1st to Nov 1st 2015 - The portal URL is : https://shiksha.nptel.ac.in ( IMPORTANT Note: Features of the portal work best in Google Chrome browser only)
2. Please escalate any issues/ bugs encountered in the portal by logging it at: http://goo.gl/forms/rH6dMCg5HP
3. In this alpha testing effort, you should enroll in the course, follow the lessons, submit assignments, participate in the discussion forum and be an active learners in the course.
4. Since the portal is in alpha testing phase, there can be many possible issues and fixes during the run of the course. We thank you for your patience and understanding. Your help with the testing is invaluable in making the portal better for the future. We sincerely appreciate your help in this regard.

Please note that this is only an Alpha-Testing of the platform and hence there is no certification exam for the course at the end of it. 
Please circulate the above links to your friends who would like to participate in this initiative. Thank you for your continued support to NPTEL.You can contact us at nptel@iitm.ac.in for any queries on this.

Warm Regards
NPTEL
IIT Madras
Contact: 91-44-22575905 / 08


Reg:Feedback for Introduction to Programming in C


Dear student

We are glad that you have attended the NPTEL online certification course "Introduction to Programming in C" which was conducted by Prof. Satyadev Nandakumar and Prof. Amey Karkare of IIT Kanpur between July 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015.

We hope you found the NPTEL Online course useful and have started using NPTEL extensively.

In this regard, we would like to have a feedback from you regarding our course and whether there are any improvements, you would like to suggest. 

It would be great to have a video feedback from you too - where you can talk about your experience with our course , the portal and how the course helped you (maybe for GATE preparation, campus interviews or in your job, etc) . We request you to give your name, if you are a student or a working professional and other details (such as college name or work place, if you would want to), the course you took and your feedback about the same. You can record this using your mobile phone or your laptop/desktop using a webcam or with the help of a friend and upload the same on YouTube and put the link below. We would go through them and select the best videos for upload on our portal as testimonials and in other videos we create about NPTEL for publicity

We are enclosing an online feedback form and would request you to spare some of your valuable time to input your observations. Your esteemed input will help us in serving you better.

The link to give your feedback is :


We thank you for your valuable time and feedback.

Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL Team

NPTEL Open Online Certification Courses - 11 new courses open for enrollment!

2,70,000 registered users on the portal! 
3,83,000 enrollments!
7500+ certificates awarded! 
57 open online courses completed! 
Exams for 18 courses to be conducted in September!

Here is your chance to enroll and learn for free today from the faculty at the IITs!

NPTEL offers 11 new open online courses (1 20hr course and 10 10hr courses) in various disciplines of Engineering, Biotechnology and Humanities.


Anyone who is above 13 years of age can enroll for this course and learn for free at https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in.

Requirement: A google enabled email account


List of courses is:


10 hr courses: (Sep 14 - October 23 2015)

1. Principles of Downstream techniques in Bioprocess (Biotechnology)

2. Mass spectrometry based proteomics (Biotechnology)

3. Proteins and Gel-Based Proteomics (Biotechnology)

4. Basic Calculus for Engineers, Scientists and Economists (Mathematics)

5. Introduction to nonlinear dynamics (Electrical Engineering)

6. Probability and Random Variables/ Processes for Wireless Communications (Electrical Engineering)

7. Manufacturing Systems Technology part II

8. Language and society (Humanities and Social Sciences)

9. Brief introduction to Psychology (Humanities and Social Sciences)

10. Issues in Bioethics (Humanities and Social Sciences)


20 hr course (Sep 7 - Oct 31 2015)

Elements of Visual Representation (Humanities and Social Sciences)


Exam dates: 1 and 8 November 2015 (1-4 pm)

Enroll today at https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in and learn from the course you are interested in. 


Warm regards

NPTEL Team

(for any queries: email us at nptel@iitm.ac.in)


Hall Ticket for Sep 6th/ 13th NPTEL Online Certification exam for registered candidates

Dear Candidate:

If you have successfully registered for the September 6th/ 13th NPTEL Online Certification exam, your hall ticket is available at: 

https://www.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/885/2538/login.html

Please login with your application number and password that has been sent to you as part of the successful registration email. In the tab - "Hall Ticket" / "Hall ticket for offline exam" you will get your hall ticket. If you are writing 2 course exams, there would be 2 hall tickets available for you to carry for your respective exams. Under the "Hall ticket" tab - there would be a link as click "here", on clicking which your hall ticket will get displayed / downloaded into your system.The hall ticket will have the details of your exam venue. 

Please download, print your hall ticket and carry it with you to the exam center. NPTEL wishes you the very best for the exam.


Thanks & Regards,

NPTEL Team

nptel@iitm.ac.in
Contact: 91-44-22575905 / 08



Regarding registration status for exam

Dear Students,
Every day as soon as the success list is received from TCS, NPTEL team updates the below given page.

 http://nptel.ac.in/noc/noc_paymentcheck.php

Please check your status on this page before posting on discussion forum. Warm Regards
The Course Team


Lecture Videos Released

Dear All,
 We have released the lecture videos on multidimensional arrays, file handling, structures and linked lists.
Thanks,
The Course Team.

Assignment 4

Dear All,
 Assignment 4 has been posted. The deadline is August 31st.
Thanks,
The Course Team.


Registration deadline extended till August 19th Midnight!

Dear candidate:

Hope you have registered for the NPTEL Online Certification exams on Sep 6th/ 13th 2015! 
If not, here is your last opportunity to register for the same. The deadline for registration has been extended till August 19th 2015 Midnight!

Registration link: https://www.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/885/2538/application.html 

Best wishes for your NPTEL Online certification exam.

Warm regards,
NPTEL Team


Format of the Exam

Dear All,
 Each session of the exam will consist of 4 programming problems which you have to solve in 3 hours. There will be one question with 20 marks, two with 25 marks and one with 30 marks. 

 There will be no objective questions or fill-in-the-blanks type questions in the exam.

 The programming environment is given by TCS. Kindly refer to the following video, prepared by Prof. Shankar Balachandran of IIT Madras, giving an overview of the TCS platform. The platform includes a debugger, so it should be convenient for you to code.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dR2LFpl6FI

 There is a minor change from the instructions in the video -The platform now supports time outs explicitly and treats them as failed cases. Test cases that pass can get partial grades.

Thanks,
The Course Team


Introduction to Programming in C - Recursion

Dear Student,

New set of Video Lectures for the topic "Recursion" has been released.  

Happy Coding!
NPTEL Team


REMINDER: LAST 5 DAYS LEFT FOR REGISTERING FOR THE CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION - REGISTER TODAY!

Dear student

The registration form for the NPTEL Certification exam for 18 courses on Sept 6th / 13th 2015 - 1 PM to 4 PM is still open! You can register for a maximum of 2 courses. Please note that - Once this registration form is submitted after payment, no changes like adding or removing the chosen course, exam date, city is possible. 

To register, please fill your complete details and make payment online at:https://www.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/885/2538/application.html 

So, if you are choosing to write 2 course exams,either use the same form and pay together for both exams or you can pay for one exam by filling the form, and then login and use another new form and pay again for the second course. NOTE: Please ensure you do not choose the same date for both the exams! 

The last date for registration is August 17 2015, Monday.

If your college is a study centre (http://nptel.ac.in.studycentre) and registration is through them, please contact your college SPOC for any clarifications you may have.

QUESTION PAPER FORMAT: It will be an online computer based exam of objective type - with questions being either multiple choice or fill in the blanks or short answer type. The questions will be similar to the questions posed in the assignments.

Earn your certificate from the IITs today!
- NPTEL team


Assignment 3

Dear All,
 Assignment 3 has been posted. The deadline is Monday, August 17, 11:59 pm.
Regards,
The Course Team


Introduction to Programming in C-Week-5 Video Uploaded

Dear Students,

New set of Video Lectures for the topic Arrays and Pointers has been released

Happy Coding!
NPTEL Team


Introduction to Programming in C-Week-4 Video Uploaded

Dear Student,

New set of Video Lectures for the course are uploaded.

Happy Learning!
NPTEL Team


Gentle Reminder: Regarding Registration form for Sep 6th /13th certification exam

Dear Candidate

The registration form for the NPTEL Certification exam(s) on Sept 6th / 13th 2015 - 1 PM to 4 PM is now open!

You can enroll for a maximum of 2 courses. 

Please note that - Once this registration form is submitted after payment, no changes like adding or removing the chosen course, exam date, city is possible. 

So, if you are choosing to write 2 course exams,either use the same form and pay together for both exams or you can pay for one exam by filling the form, and then login and use another new form and pay again for the second course. 
 
NOTE: Please ensure you do not choose the same date for both the exams! 

To register, please fill your complete details and make payment online at:https://www.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/885/2538/application.html 

The last date for registration is August 15th 2015! 

Only for the 18 courses listed below, this registration form can be used (For the courses with exams in November, the form will open in September 2015):-

Chemistry - I
Principles of Modern CDMA/ MIMO/ OFDM Wireless Communications
Analog Circuits
Basic Electrical Circuits
Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Sustainable River Basin Management
Foundation of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Introduction to Data Analytics
Infrastructure Economics
Computer Architecture
Fundamentals of database systems
Introduction to Airplane performance
Manufacturing Systems Technology
Introduction to Programming in C
Managing Services
Quantitative Finance
Practical English: Learning and Teaching
Appreciating Carnatic Music

Certificate Formats:

We have made a small modification in the certificates.

1. The certificate for a student scoring lesser than 60% - no changes

2. A student who scores above 60% gets the tag "Elite" printed at the top of the certificate. 

3. A student who scores above 90% will have "Elite" tag and the gold medalprinted on it.

The new formats are attached here for your reference







Happy Learning! Happy Certification!

Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL Team

Introduction to Programming in C - Week 3 Lectures published

Dear students,

We have released the Week 3 Lectures for the topic "Data Types and Operators".

Thanks.

Regards,
-NPTEL Team


Introduction to Programming in C - Week 2 Lectures published

Dear students,

We have released the Week 2 Lectures for the topic "Loop Constructs in C ".

Thanks.

Regards,
-NPTEL Team


Registration form for Sep 6th /13th certification exam

Dear Candidate

Congratulations on enrolling to NPTEL Online Certification course -Introduction to programming in c.
 
The registration form for the NPTEL Certification exam(s) on Sept 6th / 13th 2015 - 1 PM to 4 PM is now open!

You can enroll for a maximum of 2 courses. 

Please note that - Once this registration form is submitted after payment, no changes like adding or removing the chosen course, exam date, city is possible. 

So, if you are choosing to write 2 course exams,either use the same form and pay together for both exams or you can pay for one exam by filling the form, and then login and use another new form and pay again for the second course. 
 
NOTE: Please ensure you do not choose the same date for both the exams! 

To register, please fill your complete details and make payment online at:https://www.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/885/2538/application.html 

The last date for registration is August 15th 2015! 

Only for the 18 courses listed below, this registration form can be used (For the courses with exams in November, the form will open in September 2015):-

Chemistry - I
Principles of Modern CDMA/ MIMO/ OFDM Wireless Communications
Analog Circuits
Basic Electrical Circuits
Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Sustainable River Basin Management
Foundation of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Introduction to Data Analytics
Infrastructure Economics
Computer Architecture
Fundamentals of database systems
Introduction to Airplane performance
Manufacturing Systems Technology
Introduction to Programming in C
Managing Services
Quantitative Finance
Practical English: Learning and Teaching
Appreciating Carnatic Music

Happy Learning! Happy Certification!

Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL Team

Week 1 videos published

Dear student

Week 1 videos for the course "Introduction to Programming in C" has been published.

-NPTEL Team


Welcome to Introduction to programming in C

Dear student

Welcome to NPTEL Online Courses and Certification!

Thank you for signing up for our online course "Introduction to programming in C". We wish you an enjoyable and informative learning experience.

The course will begin on July 1 2015. When content is released on the portal, you will get an email alerting you. Please watch the lectures, follow the course regularly and submit all assessments and assignments before the due date. Your regular participation is vital for learning.

We will open registration for the exam soon. A form has to be filled and the certification exam has a fee, which needs to be paid at the time of registration. Everyone who has signed-up for the course, including those who do not register for the exam, will continue to have access to the course contents.


There are two sections on the portal apart from the course content and assignment sections: 

  • The announcement list which will only have messages from course instructors and teaching assistants - regarding the lessons, assignments, exam registration, hall tickets etc.       
  • The discussion forum which is for everyone to ask questions and interact - If you have any questions regarding the technical content in the lectures, any doubts in the assignments or any question related to the exam, registration, hall tickets, results, etc, kindly write about this in the forum and the course instructor/TA will respond to it. Please use this well and participate to benefit from the course.

Details regarding the course: 
Name of the course: Introduction to programming in C (Short term - 20 hrs)
Course duration : July 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
Dates of exams : 6 Sep 2015 and 13 September 2015 
Time of exam: 1pm - 4pm
Tentative list of exam cities:https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc15_cs15/assets/img/Exam%20City-list.pdf
Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form
Exam registration url - Will be announced shortly 


Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.


- NPTEL team