Heat Transfer: Week 5 lectures and assignment released

Dear learaners,

The video content for week 5 and assignment 5 has been released today. Due date for assignment submission is Feb 28,2018.

Best wishes,

Heat Transfer: Assignment 3 solutions

Dear Students,

Assignment 3 solutions have been uploaded in week 3 content at course web page. 

Kindly see the solutions.


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.

Would help us tremendously in gauging learner experience.

Thank you.

Heat Transfer: Assignment 2 solutions

Dear all,

The complete solutions for Assignment 2 have been uploaded on the course web page.

Kindly see the solutions.

Best wishes,

Assignment 2- Reevaluation done

Dear students,

The re-evaluation of Assignment 2, due to correction in correct option of Question 2 has been done.

You can see your new scores in the progress tab. Also, solution of this assignment is available on course web page.

Best wishes,

Heat Transfer: Week 4 content released

Dear all,

We have released the video lectures for week 4 and assignment 4 today. It is available under week 4. 
The due date of assignment is 21 Feb,2018, 23.59.

Best wishes,

Heat Transfer: Solutions of Assignment 1

Dear all,
We have uploaded the solutions for assignment 1. Its available in week 1 section at course webpage.

Kindly check the solutions,


Heat Transfer: Week 3 content and assignment Live

Dear all,

We have released the video lectures for week 3 and assignment 3 today. It is available under week 3.
The due date of assignment is 14 Feb,2018, 23.59.

Wish you all the best


Heat Transfer: Video content and assignment for week 2 has been released

Dear all, 

We have released the Video content of week 2 and the Assignment 2 for this course. They are available under
UNIT 3 of this course. The last Date for submitting
this Assignment 2 is Feb 07, 2018, 11.59 PM.

Wish you all the best.


Heat Transfer - Week 1 contents live

Dear Students

Week 1 contents for the course ​Heat Transfer is available for you now on the portal.The
Assignment 1 is also available at the end of the unit.Kindly go through the
Assignment and Contents of the course and let us know for any queries.

The last date for submitting Assignment is February 5,2018.




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: [Forenoon] For this course there is no ”Afternoon” 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,

Steps to Access Assignment 0 - Heat Transfer

Dear Students, Greetings of the day!

The Assignment 0 is now live for your course.You can access the same under the unit "How to Access the
portal?".  Following are the steps to access the assignment 0 :

Step 1 : Go to the website onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in
<http://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/> and log in with your student id.
Step 2: After logging in go to the course and click on Course Tab. 
Step 3 : In the course tab,go to the unit HOW to access the portal,under that you can able
to see the assignment 0.

Kindly check and let us know whether you can able to access the assignment or not.


Assignment 0-Heat Transfer

Dear all, 

We have released the Assignment 0 for this course.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 ---(Jan 22, 2018, 23.59).

Wish you all the best.


Welcome to the Online Course : Heat Transfer


Dear Student,
Welcome to NPTEL Online Courses and Certification!


Thank you for signing up for our online course "Heat Transfer". We wish you an enjoyable and informative learning experience.

The course will begin on 22 January 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: Heat Transfer

Course url: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_ch08/course

  • Date and Time of Exams: April 28 (Saturday) and April 29 (Sunday) : Morning session 9am to 12 noon; 
  • Exam for this course will be available in one session on both 28 and 29 April.
  • 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.