Online Courses NPTEL & MOOCs
NPTEL has been offering self-study courses across engineering, humanities and science streams for more than a decade. From March 2014 NPTEL has been offering online certification for its courses, the highlight being the certification exam through which the student gets an opportunity to earn a certificate from IITs.
To take this initiative forward and to encourage more students of ITS Engineering College to participate in this academic venture, then Director, set up NPTEL Local Chapter in the college under the NPTEL Nodal centre at IIT Kanpur in January 2016. This local chapter is led by a faculty member of the College, who is Single Point of Contact (SPOC) to NPTEL centre at IIT Kanpur. The aim of this local chapter is to uplift the knowledge/ expertise level of students and faculty members to national/ international level.
Valuable Local Chapter
SWAYAM-NPTEL has recognized ITS Engineering College, Greater Noida as a valuable local chapter with a rating of AA on the basis of the superlative performance of the College in January to April 2019 session in SPOC Felicitation Workshop at IIT Kanpur Outreach Centre on 3rd August 2019. Objective of the workshop was to felicitate SPOCs of those colleges in which students were top scorer and also to look for the feedback of the January-April 2019 NPTEL courses. Prof. Satyaki Roy, NPTEL Coordinator, IIT Kanpur, Ms. Bharathi Balaji, NPTEL Senior Project Officer, IIT Madras, Ms. Kamla Ramakrishnan, NPTEL Project Officer, IIT Madras, Ms. Lalty Dutta, NPTEL Project Manager, IIT Kanpur, Ms. Angana Sengupta, NPTEL Coordinator, Local Chapter, IIT Kanpur along with SPOC’s of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra were present in the workshop.
NPTEL Felicitation Ceremony
Our College has attached special significance to these online certification courses as value addition to the technical knowledge and skills of the students. To ensure effective learning among students, the mentors from every department of the College motivate them about the vistas of the courses which are in sync with the current University curriculum and/or loaded with technical prospects in line with the job opportunities. Besides providing adequate academic support and technical infrastructure for delivery of video content as well as live streaming sessions, the College management has instituted a scheme to financially support meritorious students with a cash prize.