NPTEL : A best e-learning source for Engineering students
Author(s): A. Hanumanth Reddy
Due to fast development of information and communication technology, student and faculty needs relevant and current information as on time, they quickly adapted into print form to electronic form in current scenario. More demand of digital information leads to remarkable position of increase in publication sector and usage of EIS in all discipline especially science and engineering. In view of more e-resources demanded, NPTEL is an Indian portal dedicated and provides technical e-content to solve this issue of one side increased e-resource demand and other side deficiency of qualified faculty. This paper studies the impact of NPTEL on student and faculty in engineering colleges of Thiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu. It focuses out the variations in perceptions and preferences of user using NPTEL. It is found that majority of respondents accessed NPTEL for their teaching and learning purpose. Most of the respondents opined that NPTEL is very useful for teaching and research purpose.