National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)
NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses various streams.
The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) was initiated by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) . The workshop proposed four major initiatives on digital library, core curricula or core courses development on the web, joint Ph. D. programmes using distance education and a virtual University. The core curriculum development was later approved under the NPTEL programme and funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development for the creation of 120 web based course supplements, 115 video courses and encapsulation/conversion of existing 110 video courses. Each web course developed comprises of supplementary learning materials for 40 hours and video courses contain approximately 40 one-hour lectures per course. The (115) new video courses were prepared in a broadcast format and are currently telecast through the Eklavya channel made available by the MHRD exclusively for this purpose.