Feedback for Introductory Mathematical Methods for Biologists

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.

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We thank you for your valuable time and feedback.

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Introductory Mathematical Methods for Biologists : Hall ticket for April 28/29 NPTEL Online Certification exams is now available for download

Dear Candidate:

If you have registered and paid successfully for the 
April28/29 NPTEL Online certification exams, your Admit Card/Hall ticket is now available at http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

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 the link. Click on April exam to download the hall ticket(s) for the April28/29 exams, from the link.

2. You can also download it from the alternate link given below:
https://cdn3.digialm.com//EForms/configuredHtml/885/54105/login.html  

Please try to access both the links to download your hall ticket: if you are not able to find your hall ticket in both the links, kindly write to us at 
nptelexam@nptel.iitm.ac.in
 
Note that you will be able to login here, only if you have a valid registration for exams on April 28/29, 2018. 

Please download hall ticket, take a print out and along with a original ID card, carry it with you to the exam venue (The exam centre address is displayed in the hall ticket). Read all instructions given in the admit card/ hall ticket carefully and follow them.
Download hall tickets for all the exams you have registered for - in case you don't get the hall tickets for any particular course, please write to  nptelexam@nptel.iitm.ac.in .

IMPORTANT:

1. Change of shift, course, exam center, exam city is NOT POSSIBLE.
2. You WILL NOT BE ALLOWED to write the exam if you are showing up at the exam center which is not allocated to you by mistake or by intention.
3. Candidates will not be allowed to write the exam without Hall ticket and proper id proof. Proof on the mobile phones or soft copy of hall ticket is NOT PERMITTED.


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


re-evaluation of assignment 8

Dear Students, 

Please note that, re-evaluation has been done for Assignment No. 8. 

Hence, there will be a change of score in the progress tab of students. 
   
Best,
TAs


solution for week 8 assignment

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the solution for week 8 Assignment for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologists has been uploaded. 

Best, 
TAs


Solution for week 7 assignment

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the solution for week 7 Assignment for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologists has been uploaded. 

Best, 
TAs


solution for week 6

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the solution for week 6 Assignment for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologists has been uploaded. 

Best, 
TAs 


weekly feedback form

Dear Learner, 

Thank you for continuing with the course and hope you are enjoying it. We would like to know if 
the expectations with which you joined this course are being met and hence please do take 
2 minutes to fill out our weekly feedback form. 

It would help us tremendously in gauging learner experience.  

Please fill the Weekly Feedback Form : http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

Thank you.


Assignment 8 released due date is 4 April 2018

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the week 8 content and assignment 8 for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologist has been released


All the Best,
TA


re-evaluation of Assignment 5

Dear Students, 

Please note that, re-evaluation has been done for Assignment No. 5. 

Hence, there will be a change of score in the progress tab of students. 
   
Best,
TAs


weekly feedback form

Dear Learner, 

Thank you for continuing with the course and hope you are enjoying it. We would like to know if 
the expectations with which you joined this course are being met and hence please do take 
2 minutes to fill out our weekly feedback form. 

It would help us tremendously in gauging learner experience.  

Please fill the Weekly Feedback Form : http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

Thank you.


Assignment 7 released due date is 28 March 2018

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the week 7 content and assignment 7 for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologist has been released


All the Best,
TA


Solution for week 5 assignment uploaded

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the solution for week 5 Assignment for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologists has been uploaded. 

Best, 
TAs 


weekly feedback form

Dear Learner, 

Thank you for continuing with the course and hope you are enjoying it. We would like to know if 
the expectations with which you joined this course are being met and hence please do take 
2 minutes to fill out our weekly feedback form. 

It would help us tremendously in gauging learner experience.  

Please fill the Weekly Feedback Form : http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

Thank you.


Last date for Exam registration extended till March 15, 2018 - 1 pm (Thursday)

Dear Candidate,

Due to a technical issue, there was some problem with the exam form since yesterday. Now the issue has been fixed.

The last date for exam registration has been extended till March 15, 2018 - 1 pm (Thursday)

Last date for making the payment individually - March 16, 2018 - 1:00 PM (Friday)

If you have not yet registered for the exam, login to the form and apply for the exam today! If you have filled the form but not done the payment, Please complete the payment before March 16 1:00 pm.

Register for the exam today at: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

For other details about exam registration, please check our previous announcement.

NOTE:  NO EXTENSIONS BEYOND THESE DATES WILL BE GIVEN.

-NPTEL Team


Last date for Exam registration extended till March 15, 2018 - 1 pm (Thursday) - Hurry up and register today!!

Dear Candidate,

Due to a technical issue, there was some problem with the exam form since yesterday. Now the issue has been fixed.

The last date for exam registration has been extended till March 15, 2018 - 1 pm (Thursday)

Last date for making the payment individually - March 16, 2018 - 1:00 PM (Friday)

If you have not yet registered for the exam, login to the form and apply for the exam today! If you have filled the form but not done the payment, Please complete the payment before March 16 1:00 pm.

Register for the exam today at: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

For other details about exam registration, please check our previous announcement.

NOTE:  NO EXTENSIONS BEYOND THESE DATES WILL BE GIVEN.

-NPTEL Team


Assignment 6 released due date is 21 March 2018

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the week 6 content and assignment 6 for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologist has been released


All the Best,
TA


Introductory Mathematical Methods for Biologists :Exam and Certificate Format

Dear student

The certification exam will be conducted at designated centres in the city chosen by you. You have to register for the exam by filling up the form, paying the exam fee, appear in person and score >= 40% to get the certificate.

Register for the exam today at: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

Exam registration form closes on March 14, 2018 - 5 pm (Wednesday).

For other details about exam registration, please check our previous announcement.

Type of exam: Computer based exam 

You will have to appear at the allotted exam centre and produce your Hall ticket and Government Photo Identification Card(Example: Driving License,Passport, PAN card, Voter ID, Aadhaar-ID with your Name, date of birth, photograph and signature) for verification and take the exam in person. You can find the allotted exam center details in the hall ticket.

The questions will be on the computer and the answers will have to be entered on the computer; type of questions may include multiple choice questions, fill in the blanks, essay type answers, etc

The hall ticket will be available for download tentatively around 10 - 16th April 2018. We will notify the same through email.

 FINAL CERTIFICATE:

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.

Please click the link here for certificate format: https://goo.gl/2RqX9L


-NPTEL Admin



solution for week 4 assignment uploaded

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the solution for week 4 Assignment for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologists has been uploaded. 

Best, 
TAs 


re-evaluation of Que. No. 1 of Assignment No. 3

Dear Students, 

Please note that, re-evaluation has been done for Que. No. 1 of Assignment No. 3. 

We had provided the correct answer as 27.9, while we came to know that many 
students have calculated the same answer up to two decimal digits as 27.91. This
answer is also correct. 

Hence, those students who have calculated the answer of Que. No. 1 as 27.91 will 
also get the points/marks. 
   
Best,
TAs
 



Sub: Last date for Exam registration extended - Hurry up and register today!!

Dear Candidates

Last date for exam registration has been extended till March 14, 2018 - 5 pm (Wednesday)

Last date for making the payment individually - March 15, 2018 - 5 PM (Thursday)

The certification exam will be conducted at designated centers in the city chosen by you. You have to register for the exam by filling up the form, paying the exam fee and appear in person to get the certificate.

Hard and soft copy of Certificate will be awarded only to those candidates who register for the exam, attend the certificate examination and whose Final score > 40%

Register for the exam today at: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

For other details about exam registration, please check our previous announcement.

-NPTEL Team


Figure visible from Que. No. 7 in Assignment 5

Dear Students, 

Please note that, there was some technical problem in the visualization of the figure
from Que. No. 7 in Assignment No. 5. 

The problem has been resolved.  Now, you can see that Figure. 

Regards,
TA



Assignment 5 released due date is 14th March 2018

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the week 5 content and assignment 5 for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologist has been released


All the Best,
TA


weekly feedback form

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solution for week 1, week 2 and week 3

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the solution for week 3 assignment for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologists has been uploaded. 

The solutions for week 1 and week 2 had been already uploaded in the previous week. 

All the Best,
TA


assignment 4 released due date is 7th March 2018

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the week 4 content and assignment 4 for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologist has been released


All the Best,
TA


Weekly feedback form

Dear Learner, 

Thank you for continuing with the course and hope you are enjoying it. We would like to know if 
the expectations with which you joined this course are being met and hence please do take 
2 minutes to fill out our weekly feedback form. 

It would help us tremendously in gauging learner experience.  

Please fill the Weekly Feedback Form : http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

Thank you.


weekly feedback form

Dear Learner, 

Thank you for continuing with the course and hope you are enjoying it. We would like to know if 
the expectations with which you joined this course are being met and hence please do take 
2 minutes to fill out our weekly feedback form. 

It would help us tremendously in gauging learner experience.  

Please fill the Weekly Feedback Form : http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

Thank you.


Reminder Announcement for Assignments

Dear Participants, 


Due date for assignment 1 and 2 already closed.

Submission for Assignment 1: 

Submission for Assignment 2:  

We have received "11" submissions for "Assignment 3" so far. 

The due date for the assignment 3 is fast approaching. If you are yet to attempt it, do it at the earliest so as not to miss the submission deadline
of
 "28/02/2018", 23:59"  also please note that the marks of the assignments will be considered in the evaluation of the final grade 

-NPTEL Team


Hello students

Dear Students, 

We hope you are enjoying this course - videos and assignments. 
Please let us know, if there is any difficulty at any particular stage of this course. 
Feel free to write to us on this portal about any problems related to this course. 

There is also a weekly feedback section, where you can give your feedback 
to use. Please check the announcements for the updates. 

Regards,
TA

 



Weekly Feedback Form

Dear Learner, 

Thank you for continuing with the course and hope you are enjoying it. We would like to know if 
the expectations with which you joined this course are being met and hence please do take 
2 minutes to fill out our weekly feedback form. 

It would help us tremendously in gauging learner experience.  

Please fill the Weekly Feedback Form : http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

Thank you.


Intro. Math. Meths for Biogsts Week 3 content and assignment released due date 28/02/2018

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the week 3 content and assignment 3 for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for 
Biologist has been released


All the Best,
TA


Intro. Math. Meths for Biogsts Week 2 content and assignment released due date 21/02/2018

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the week 2 content and assignment 2 for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for
Biologist has been released


All the Best,
TA


Weekly feedback

Dear learner, 

Thank you for enrolling to this NPTEL course and we hope you have gone
through the contents for this week and also attempted the assignment. We
value your feedback and wish to know how you found the videos and the
questions asked - whether they were easy, difficult, as per your
expectations, etc

We shall use this to make the course better and we can also know from the

feedback which concepts need more explanation, etc.

Please do spare some time to give your 
feedback - comprises just 5
questions - should not take more than a minute, but makes a lot of
difference for us as we know what the learners feel.

http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

Thank you.

 - NPTEL team


Due date extended for assignment 1

Dear Students,

Please note that, the due date for assignment 1 has been extended up to 21st February 2018. 
 
The week 1 content and assignment 1 has already been released for the course 
Introductory Mathematical
Methods for Biologists. 


All the Best,
TA


Exam regiatration announcement

Dear Student:

Here is the much-awaited announcement on registering for the April 2018 certification exam. The registration for the certification exam is open only to students who have enrolled in the course.

Registration is open from 09th January 2018 (Tuesday) until March 07, 2018 10:00 AM (Wednesday)
The certification exam registration URL is: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

(If you want to register for the exam for this course, login here using the same email id used to enroll to the course)

Dates of exam: April 28 and April 29, 2018 
Session: [Afternoon] For this course there is no ”Forenoon” Session.
You can register for a maximum of 4 course exams (same day of exam – 2 sessions. Same center will be allocated for both the sessions).

Exam Session time: Forenoon: 9.00 AM -12.00 PM ; Afternoon: 2.00 PM - 5.00 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: http://nptel.ac.in/pdf/examcities_final.pdf
Registration fees: Rs 1100/-
(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 Community certificate)
Students belonging to the PwD category can avail a 50% fee waiver - please select Yes for the option and upload the relevant Disability certificate.

Mode of payment:  Online payment - debit card/credit card/net banking or via SPOC of college

HALL TICKET:
The hall ticket will be available for download tentatively between 10 - 16th April 2018. We will confirm the same through an announcement once it is published.

Final score on certificate: 25% of assignment score + 75% of certification exam score.
Award of certificate:  Hard and soft copy of 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 (http://nptel.ac.in/noc), 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.

IMPORTANT NOTES

1) FOR CANDIDATES WHO WOULD LIKE TO WRITE MORE THAN 1 COURSE EXAM:- you can add or delete courses and pay separately – till the date when the exam form closes. No changes will be entertained after that.  

2) FOR CANDIDATES WHO ARE PAYING VIA THE LOCAL CHAPTER OF YOUR COLLEGE:- 

1. In the exam form, you will fill all the details and also upload photo, signature.
2. Ensure that you had selected your college name correctly from the drop-down list in the form.
3. Payment of exam fees - click on the tab - 'PAY VIA SPOC'.
The SPOC has to now confirm to NPTEL that he/she will pay fees on your behalf.
If the SPOC says NO, you will be intimated via email.
Then it becomes your responsibility to come back to the exam form and make the payment.
If you do not pay the exam fees within the prescribed time, you will not be able to write the exam.

Please read the instructions carefully before submitting the form.
In case of any queries please write to us at noc@nptel.iitm.ac.in

Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL TEAM


Introductory Mathematical Methods for Biologists Week 1 content and assignment are released

Dear Students, 

Please note that, the week 1 content and assignment 1 for the course Introductory Mathematical Methods for Biologist
has been released. 

All the Best,
TA


New Announcement

Dear Students,

Please note that - 
Forum tab on the course page has been renamed as "Ask A Question".

Best,
TA


Reminder 1:REGISTER TODAY - CERTIFICATION EXAM FORM IS NOW OPEN!

Dear Student:

Here is the much-awaited announcement on registering for the April 2018 certification exam. The registration for the certification exam is open only to students who have enrolled in the course.

Registration is open from 09th January 2018 (Tuesday) until March 07, 2018 10:00 AM (Wednesday)
The certification exam registration URL is: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

(If you want to register for the exam for this course, login here using the same email id used to enroll to the course)

Dates of exam: April 28 and April 29, 2018 
Session: [Afternoon] For this course there is no ”Forenoon” Session.
You can register for a maximum of 4 course exams (same day of exam – 2 sessions. Same center will be allocated for both the sessions).

Exam Session time: Forenoon: 9.00 AM -12.00 PM ; Afternoon: 2.00 PM - 5.00 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: http://nptel.ac.in/pdf/examcities_final.pdf
Registration fees: Rs 1100/-
(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 Community certificate)
Students belonging to the PwD category can avail a 50% fee waiver - please select Yes for the option and upload the relevant Disability certificate.

Mode of payment:  Online payment - debit card/credit card/net banking or via SPOC of college

HALL TICKET:
The hall ticket will be available for download tentatively between 10 - 16th April 2018. We will confirm the same through an announcement once it is published.

Final score on certificate: 25% of assignment score + 75% of certification exam score.
Award of certificate:  Hard and soft copy of 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 (http://nptel.ac.in/noc), 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.

IMPORTANT NOTES

1) FOR CANDIDATES WHO WOULD LIKE TO WRITE MORE THAN 1 COURSE EXAM:- you can add or delete courses and pay separately – till the date when the exam form closes. No changes will be entertained after that.  

2) FOR CANDIDATES WHO ARE PAYING VIA THE LOCAL CHAPTER OF YOUR COLLEGE:- 

1. In the exam form, you will fill all the details and also upload photo, signature.
2. Ensure that you had selected your college name correctly from the drop-down list in the form.
3. Payment of exam fees - click on the tab - 'PAY VIA SPOC'.
The SPOC has to now confirm to NPTEL that he/she will pay fees on your behalf.
If the SPOC says NO, you will be intimated via email.
Then it becomes your responsibility to come back to the exam form and make the payment.
If you do not pay the exam fees within the prescribed time, you will not be able to write the exam.

Please read the instructions carefully before submitting the form.
In case of any queries please write to us at noc@nptel.iitm.ac.in

Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL TEAM


New Announcement

Dear Students,

We have released the Assignment 0 for the course : 'Introductory Mathematical Methods for Biologists'.  It is available under UNIT 1 of this course. There will be no negative marking for this Assignment.
The Marks for Assignment 0 wont be counted towards the final score. It is just for your Self-Assessment.
The last Date for submitting this Assignment 0 is  4th February 2018. 

Wish you all the Best,

Regards,
TA


Welcome to the Online Course : Introductory Mathematical Methods for Biologists

 
 

Dear Student,
Welcome to NPTEL Online Courses and Certification!

 

Thank you for signing up for our online course "Introductory Mathematical methods for Biologists ". We wish you an enjoyable and informative learning experience.

The course will begin on February 5,2018. 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 after the course starts. 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: Introductory Mathematical methods for Biologists

Course url:https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_bt04/course

  • Date and Time of Exams: April 28 (Saturday) and April 29 (Sunday) :Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm
  • Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.
  • Exam registration url - Will be announced shortly

 

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Once again, thank you for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning - NPTEL team.