IBM & IIT Madras join hands for NPTEL courses

Chennai: Indian Institute of Technology Madras has said it is going to collaborate with IBM on the institute’s online BSc Degree program and augment select courses on the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) platform.

In a statement, IIT-M said IBM experts will be co-offering a Quantum Computing course on the NPTEL Platform and augment select NPTEL courses such as Data Science and AI with technical inputs that will help provide students with a current industry perspective.

They will also conduct technical sessions for NPTEL partner colleges through their local chapters and for the IIT-M’s Online BSc Degree program. These sessions will be free of cost and made available on the NPTEL and IIT Madras’ online platforms.

The engagement will further strengthen IBM’s and NPTEL’s commitment on various initiatives to bring top-tier courses and new-collar employability skills to any student from a rural or non-urban area in India, it added.


NT Bureau