Progressive Web App (PWA) for NPTEL Online Certification Courses

Dear Learners

We have launched the PWA version of the onlinecourses portal, that is mobile friendly.  Login and see the view for the courses you have enrolled to. It will work better with chrome.

NOTE: Mobile App won't allow you to join the courses and submit the assignments. This can be done only through desktop for now.

Step 1:  Goto https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/ through mobile

Step 2:  Allow notifications when it prompts. 

Step 3: Add it to the Home screen when it prompts / Add to home screen from chrome settings.

Step 4: Login with your enrolled id.

Here is the link for the short video: https://youtu.be/CPpVacKtHTw

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

Here is the link for the Feedback form: https://goo.gl/ScLq3m 

In case of any queries please write to us at : nptelexam@nptel.iitm.ac.in

-NPTEL Team


REGISTER TODAY - CERTIFICATION EXAM FORM IS NOW OPEN!

Dear Learner:

Here is the much-awaited announcement on registering for the October 2018 certification exam. The registration for the certification exam is open only to students who have enrolled in the course.  If you want to register for the exam for this course, login using the same email id used to enroll to the course.

Till the start date of the course, every Monday and Thursday at 5pm, we will sync the enrollment data on the exam form. If you enroll in between, please wait till the nearest Monday/Thursday to register for the exam. Once the enrollment is closed, the enrollment data will be completely loaded and you can register any time.

Dates of exam: October 07, 2018

Certification exam registration URL ishttp://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/
Exam Session time: Forenoon: 9.00 AM -12.00 PM ; Afternoon: 2.00 PM - 5.00 PM
Examination Cities: Click here to access the list of exam cities: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/images/examcities_final.pdf

Registration fees: Rs 1100/- per course exam

(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 with more than 40% disability can avail a 50% fee waiver - please select Yes for the option and upload the relevant Disability certificate.)

Last date for registration:  August 27, 2018 10.00 Am (Monday) .

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 in the end of September 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 >= 50%

Please check the Announcements section of your course for further details on this.


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.   You can register for a maximum of 4 course exams ( 2 on Oct 7 and 2 on Oct 28. Same day of exam – you can write exams for 2 courses in the 2 sessions. Same center will be allocated for both the sessions).

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


Health Research Fundamentals: Assignment 0 Released for self assessment

Welcome to NIeCer101: Health Research Fundamentals! We happy to release one assignment for you to get an idea about the contest(s). This may be particularly useful for first-time learners in this type of online courses. Please note that these assignment marks wont be counted towards the final score. 

Please use the following steps to go through the course materials: 

  • Access course home page from the link:   https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_ge11
  • Login using the e-mail ID that was used to enroll for the course 
  • Clink on "Week 0" on the left side of the home page (below "Course outline") to see assignment.
  • You will be able to access "Assignment 0"
  • Remember actual course begins on 6th August 2018. Hence, you may have to wait to post your questions/clarifications only on/after 6th August 2018. Your questions/clarifications, if any, will be answered after 6th August onwards.

Wish you a happy learning experience!


- NIeCer Team 


Certification Exam

Dear Friends,


We offer two options before you. 

Option 1:
 Course completion WITH certification at the end of the course
Option 2: Course completion WITHOUT certification

Option 1: Course completion WITH certification at the end of the course
You may be interested in obtaining a course certificate for NIeCer 101: Health Research Fundamentals. Certificate will be issued by NIE-ICMR and NPTEL to those who are successful in a final certification exam at the end of the course. 

The certification exam will be conducted by us at the end of the course and the announcement about the registration for the exam will be made subsequently. A form has to be filled and the certification exam has a fee (Rs. 1100), which needs to be paid at the time of registration. 

Exams will be held online at designated centres in selected cities of India. The location of examination centres will depend on the number of participants registering for the exam from a particular city. We will keep you informed about the same.

Option 2: Course completion WITHOUT certification
If you are not interested in a certificate and just want to learn/refresh yourself about health research methods, you do not need to register for the exam. However, you will continue to have access to the course contents until the end of the course duration.

Happy learning!!

- NIeCer team


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

                     FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1.When do lecture videos become available in the portal ?
   The course will begin on 6th August 2018. The lecture videos, any extra reading material/resources and assignment details of a 
   particular week will be released in the portal on start of every week. for example, videos and materials of week 1 will be available from
   6th August, 2018 onwards. you can access it from left panel of the course home page.

   please watch the lectures, follow the course regularly and submit all assignments before the due date.

2. How long the videos and reference materials of a week will be available online?
    The lecture videos and reference materials that are being released on a weekly basis will be available in the portal throughout the
    course duration.

3. Will we receive any alerts regarding the release of the contents in the portal? 
    Yes. You will get an email alert through the discussion forum as and when the course materials are released.

4. How do i join the discussion forum?
    Please login into the course. Then click forum tab and Please click "Join this group" to become a member of the discussion forum. 
    You will receive notifications through this forum.

    Here itself you can choose anyone of the given options (Don't send e-mail updates, send daily summaries, send combined updates (25 messages per mail), Notify me for every new message) to setup how you wish to receive messages from this forum.  

    All academic discussions, including queries for various aspects of the course etc. will also be taking place in this Forum. Hence, 
    we suggest not unsubscribing to the Discussion Forum.

5. What is the purpose of the ANNOUNCEMENT section available in the course home page?
    It will only have messages from course instructors and teaching assistants - regarding the lessons, assignments, exam registration,
    hall tickets etc.

6. What is the purpose of the FORUM available in the course home page?
  •  This is for everyone to ask questions and interact.
  •  If you have any questions regarding the technical contents 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 NIeCer Team will respond to it.
  •  Your queries will be answered within 48 hours of posting.
  •  Please use this well and participate to benefit form the course.
  •  For the FORUM we have created a catalogue of Do's and Don'ts and posted separately.  Kindly refer to the same for more information regarding FORUM.

7. How can I discuss and ask queries about a particular video lecture topic?

    For every video lecture, a separate Query thread will be available under the discussion forum. You can raise questions and clarify your
    doubts under that particular thread.  Please keep in mind before posting any queries related to a topic, confirm you are posting in
    that particular Query thread maintained for that topic in the discussion forum. Posting in different thread may bring confusions and addressing
    the queries will be delayed.

8. Can I know more details about Assignments?
  •  Assignments of this course are of MCQs types.
  •  Every lecture will be followed by a 10 MCQs quiz.
  •  Due date for submission of answers for every lecture will be announced (TEN days from the date of posting of assignment)
  •  Solutions submitted before the due date will only be considered.
  •  You are free to attempt to answer any number of times before the due date.
  •  The last attempt will be taken as your final submission for grading purpose.
  •  The quiz will be graded and these marks used for your final assessment.
  •  Please do not post answers in the FORUM. TAs from NIeCer Team will provide answers for MCQs after the due date for submission is  over.
  • Any queries about the assignments will be answered as long as they are not directed to obtain/reveal answers for MCQs.

9. Can i get more details regarding the Examination?
    We offer two options before you.
    Option 1: Course completion WITH certification at the end of the course
    Option 2: Course completion WITHOUT certification

    Option 1: Course completion WITH certification at the end of the course
    Certificate will be issued by NIE-ICMR and NPTEL to those who are successful in a final certification exam at the end of the course.

    The certification exam will be conducted by us at the end of the course and the announcement about the registration for the 
    exam will be made subsequently.

    A form has to be filled and the certification exam has a fee (Rs.1100), which needs to be paid at the time of registration.

    Exams will be held online at designated centres in selected cities of India. The location of examination centres will depend on the number
    of participants registering for the exam from a particular city. Final list of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.

   Option 2: Course completion WITHOUT certification
   If you are not interested in a certificate and just want to learn/refresh yourself about health research methods, you do not need to register
   for the exam.
   However, you will continue to have access to the course contents until the end of the course duration.

10. Whether a person residing outside India can give the exam?
      NPTEL conducts the final certification exam as a proctored exam where the candidate has to come in person to a centre in one of the 
      cities listed in India and attend the exam. we do not have a process in place to conduct proctored exam for candidates outside India.
      Hence, the students residing outside India can enroll and study these courses - but obtaining the certificate is not a possibility currently.

 
     - NIeCer Team


Welcome to NPTEL Online Course: Health Research Fundamentals

Dear student

Welcome to NPTEL Online Courses and Certification!

Thank you for signing up for our online course "Health Research Fundamentals ". We wish you an enjoyable and informative learning experience.

The course will begin on August 6,2018. 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 Ask a Question 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:  Health Research Fundamentals 
Course duration : 8 weeks
  • Date of exams: October 7,2018. 
  • Time of Exams:: Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm
  • Exam for this course will be available in both morning & afternoon sessions.
  • 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.