NPTEL is an initiative by the IITs (IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) and IISc along with full financial support by MHRD.
The main objective of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is to enhance the quality of engineering and science education in the country by developing contents for undergraduate and postgraduate curricula using video and web based courses. These courses cover the syllabi prescribed by universities and approved by AICTE.
NPTEL Local Chapter was established at GIT in July 2016. As per the performance of the students, GIT is recognized as an Active Local Chapter by NPTEL.