Feedback for Complex Network : Theory and Application

Dear student

We are glad that you have attended the NPTEL online certification course.

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.
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,

Hall ticket for Sep 18/Sep 25th NPTEL Online Certification exams is now available for download

Dear Candidate:

If you have registered for the Sep 18/Sep25th  NPTEL Online certification exam, your Admit Card/ Hall ticket link is at :
Please login with your registered Google-enabled account email id (used to access the course on the portal and used for registering for the exam) and its password to access and download the hall ticket(s) for the Sep 18/Sep25th exams, from the link.  

Note that you will be able to login here, only if you have a valid registration for exams on Sep 18/Sep25th 2016.

Please download hall ticket, take a print out and along with a valid ID card, carry it with you to the venue (The exam centre address is there in the hall ticket). Read all instructions given in the admit card/ hall ticket carefully and follow them.

Note1:- If you are writing 2 exams - 1 on Sep 18th and another on Sep 25th, please ensure that you have downloaded 2 hall tickets.
Note 2: In case of the following problems with the hall ticket:
a. Name is spelt incorrectly
b. Date of birth is wrong
c. Photo/signature is wrong or not available in the hall ticket
Please go to and fill the form with the details.
We cannot change the hall ticket - you can carry the same to the exam with a valid ID card and your college ID. We will pass on these details to the exam partner so that they know your details will be incorrect on the hall ticket.

NPTEL Team wishes you the very best for the certification exam.

For any other queries: please write to

Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL team

Announcement on Certificate Fromat.

Dear student

Hope you are enjoying learning from the course.

To obtain a certificate from the IITs/IISc, you have to register for the exam by filling up the form, paying the exam fee and appear in person for the exams to be conducted on 18 and 25 September 2016.

Register for the exam today at

The final score = 25% assignment score + 75% final certification exam score

The final score will determine if you will/will not receive a certificate.

1. Final score < 40%: NO certificate
2. Final score between 40% -59%: Certificate of type "Successfully completing the course"
3. Final score between 60% -89%: Certificate with tag "Elite" printed at the top
4. Final score of 90% and above: Certificate with "Elite" tag and the gold medal printed on it.

The new formats are attached here for your reference:

Photos of Toppers in every course are published on the website along with the name of the college/organization you belong to.

Click here to take a look at a sample page:

Best of luck for the exams.

- NPTEL team

Fourth week's video lectures are now available!!

Dear Students,

Fourth week's video lectures are now available in the Course Outline section under Week 4.
Fourth week's lesson contains six video lectures.

Assignment for Week 4!!

Dear Students, 

Assignment for Week 4 has been uploaded.

Assignment submission due date is on 18th August 2016 (23:30 IST)

Reminder 1 - Complex Network : Theory and Application :REGISTER TODAY - CERTIFICATION EXAM FORM IS NOW OPEN !

Dear Student:

Here is the much-awaited announcement on registering for the September 2016 certification exam. The registration for the certification exam is only open to students who have enrolled in the course.

Registration is open from 2nd AUGUST 2016 (Tuesday) until 22nd AUGUST 2016 5.00 PM (Monday).

The certification exam registration URL is :

(If you want to register for the exam for this course that started on July 18th, login here using the same email id used to enroll to the course)

Dates of exam: 18th September 2016 / 25 September 2016 (You can choose either date according to your convenience for writing the exam)
Exam Session time: 2 PM - 5 PM
Examination Cities: The exam is to be conducted in several cities across India whose list is available on the registration form. Click here to access the list of exam cities:
Registration fees: Rs 1000/-
(Students belonging to the SC/ST category can avail a 50% fee waiver - please select Yes for the SC/ST option and upload the correct certificate)

Mode of payment: Online payment - debit card/credit card/net banking or cash
Type of exam: Offline (paper and pen exam - answers will have to be written on answer sheets that will be graded by the faculty)

The hall ticket will be available for download tentatively from 9thSeptember 2016. We will confirm the same through an announcement.

Final score on certificate:
25% of assignment score + 75% of certification exam score.
Award of certificate:  Certificate will be awarded only to those candidates who register for the exam, attend the certificate examination and whose Final score > 40%

The final score, assignment score and exam score will be printed on the certificate. The certificate will also have a link to the NPTEL website (, where on logging in, your scores and e-certificate will be available for verification  (Appropriate announcements will be made). Please do regularly submit assignments to get a good final score.


1) FOR CANDIDATES WHO WOULD LIKE TO WRITE MORE THAN 1 COURSE EXAM:- Once the 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, please choose suitably and make the payment for both courses at the same time. Its not possible to pay later for the second course. Once the payment is made, the registration form will be non-editable.

Students who have got scholarship via NPTEL local chapter can opt to pay individually using the above form. While doing so, the reduced fee will automatically apply.

If you are paying fee via Local chapter of your college, ONLY After the SPOC of your college has finished uploading the Bulk-Payment details for the September exam, please access this form and add your signature, photo and certificate (in case of SC/ST), if not already given and verify if the details given are correct. This step is mandatory for generating the hall ticket.

If there are any changes/issues/concerns, please write to giving your Application number, email id, course registered for, name and mention the change required. No changes will be entertained in these details after August 22 2016.

Thanks & Regards,


Week 3 Assignment is available !!

Dear Students, 

Assignment for the third week based on the third five lectures under Week 3 has been uploaded.

Assignment submission due date is on 10th August 2016 (23:30 IST).

Submission of Assignments

Dear Students,
Please write your name and the registered email id (the one with which you have registered to this course) in all subsequent assignments you will be submitting.

 There will be no deadline extensions for the assignments.

 If you are having problem submitting assignments please follow the directions below:

On the left of your course page you will find the tab "How to access portal?" On clicking this tab you will see the link "How to access subjective assignments." In this link you will find a demo video showing how to submit assignments.

Third week's video lectures are now available

Dear Students,

Third week's video lectures are now available in the Course Outline section under Week 3.
Third week's lesson contains five video lectures.

Week 2 Assignment is Available !!

Dear Students, 

Assignment for the second week based on the second five lectures under Week 2 has been uploaded.

Assignment submission due date is on 03rd August 2016 (23:30 IST).

Week 1 Assignment is available !!

Dear Students, 

Assignment for the first week based on the first five  lectures has been uploaded.

Assignment submission due date is on 01st August 2016 (23:30 IST).

Week 2 Video is Available !!

Dear Students,

Second week's video lectures are now available in the Course Outline section under Week 2. Second week's lesson contains five video lectures.

Video Download Link !!

Dear Students,

First week's video lectures are now available for download at so that you can download and watch them offline.  You can download the videos by clicking on the 'Video Download' tab on the lecture page.

Week-1 Videos Available !!

Dear Students,

First week's video lectures are now available in the Course Outline section under Week 1. First week's lesson contains five video lectures.

Welcome to Complex Network: Theory and Application

Dear student

Welcome to NPTEL Online Courses and Certification!

Thank you for signing up for our online course "Complex Network : Theory and Application". We wish you an enjoyable and informative learning experience.

The course will begin on July 18 2016. 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, the course instructor/TA will respond to your queries- Forum is divided into categories like admin, week 1, week 2,..........and so on.
  • If you have any questions regarding the exam, registration, hall tickets, results, etc can be posted under the admin section and queries related to the technical content in the lectures, any doubts in the assignments - please post under each week appropriately.

Details regarding the course: 
Name of the course:  Complex Network : Theory and Application
Course url:
Course duration : 04 weeks
Start date and end date of course: 18 July, 2016 - 12 August, 2016
Dates of exams :
18 September 2016 & 25 September 2016
Time of exam : 2pm - 5pm
Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.
Exam registration url - Will be announced shortly
Exam Fee:
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee of approximately Rs 1000(non-Programming)/1250(Programming) needs to be paid.

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

- NPTEL team