Weekly Feedback for "Digital elevation models and applications"

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.
Would help us tremendously in gauging learner experience.

Thank you.
-NPTEL team

Content online: Week 2

Dear students,

Contents of the 2nd week are now online. You can watch the videos in our YouTube channel or in the course website. Assignment is available in this link. Due date of the assignment is 21st Feb, 2018.

Course Administrator

Weekly Feedback for "Digital elevation models and applications"

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.
Thank you.

- NPTEL team

Videos and Assignment are online: Week 1

Dear students,
Videos and assignment for the 1st week are now online. You can watch the videos in our YouTube channel also. Students of those institutes which have banned YouTube can watch and download the same from this link. Assignment is available in this link. Due date of the assignment is 21st Feb, 2018. All questions in the assignment are MCQ. You may submit any number of times before the due date. However, the final submission will be considered for evaluation.

Course Administrator

Ask a Question (Discussion forum)

Dear students,
Welcome to the online course "Digital elevation models and applications". Note that the discussion forum of the course has been renamed as "Ask a Question". You can post your questions/doubts by clicking "Ask a Question ---> New question---> Post". Kindly feel free to ask any question related to the course.

Course administrators


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

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.


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.  


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,

Model Assignments

Dear students,
Model assignment for the course is online in this link. Note that "Check Answers" option will not be available in the main assignments. This is for tutorial purpose only and scoring will not be counted  towards the final score.

Course Administrators

Welcome to NPTEL Online Course: Digital Elevation Models and Applications

Dear student

Welcome to NPTEL Online Courses and Certification!

Thank you for signing up for our online course Digital Elevation Models and Applications. We wish you an enjoyable and informative learning experience.

The course will begin on 5 Feb 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: Digital Elevation Models and Applications
Course duration : 04 weeks
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

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