Free Online Certificate courses in India: NPTEL platform

Online Certificate courses from  IIT


Gone are the days when education would be inaccessible and costly. The advent of digital technologies and growth towards collective learning has not only made learning more effective but also affordable. If you are a student, a researcher or a professor looking for courses that can help you learn new skills or add to your existing knowledge then you should know about the free online certificate courses offered by the National Programme for Technology enhanced learning.


About NPTEL: it is a joint initiative of the premier institutes of the country such as the IIT’s and IISc’s to offer certifications and courses to students from the comfort of their homes. These courses are available across a range of disciplines from Engineering (Aeronautical, Electrical, Agricultual, Mining etc ) to Humanities and Management covering about 290 courses .

The courses are offered for a period of 4,8, or 12 week s depending on the subject chosen and the curriculum. The students can opt to take in the exam at the date of their choice at the various state centres to be eligible for the certification all for FREE!

The portal is also starting its latest batch from July-Dec 2019 , the course list and details can be accessed here . All you have to do is log in the portal and follow the instructions.

The courses start from 29-July 2019. The exam dates for the June- Sept session 2019 are as follows : 29 September 2019 (Sunday), 2 November 2019 (Saturday) and 3 November 2019(Sunday) – 2 Sessions on each date : 9am- 12 noon; 2pm-5pm

Important dates:

Enrollment to the course begins : 15 May 2019

Enrollment Closes: 5 Aug-2019


Special mention: Aakriti Gupta, Scholar IIT for these insights.

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