Self Learning and Extension Services


Self Learning & Extension Services:

Self Learning can be challenging, even for the brightest and outstanding motivated students. Students need various skills towards learning for successful independent / self-learning study.
In this regard, NEC Central Library had established Quality Improvement Cell (QIC) under the guidelines of Anna University, Chennai.

Quality Improvement Cell (QIC)

Since 2014, through Quality Improvement Cell (QIC), the faculty members and students are exposed to various resources such as SWAYAM NPTEL, IIT Madras, FOSS Courses, Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay and other video courses etc for the improvement in Teaching and Learning processes


NPTEL, IIT Madras has been offering self-study courses across engineering, humanities and science streams for more than a decade. These are available at 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 the IITs! These are available at

SWAYAM NPTEL Local Chapter @ NEC

NEC associated with NPTEL IIT Madras and to take this initiative forward and to encourage more students and faculty members across the colleges to participate in the SWAYAM NPTEL online certification courses. NPTEL, IIT Madras has set up SWAYAM-NPTEL Local chapter in colleges.
NEC Faculty members and Students have been regularly attending the SWAYAM NPTEL Online courses to update their knowledge in the relevant field.

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FOSS Courses, Spoken Tutorials, IIT Bombay

The Spoken Tutorial Project is an initiative of the National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT), Ministry of Education (formerly MHRD), Government of India, developed at IIT Bombay and to promote IT literacy through Open Source Software (FOSS) through audio-visual tutorials namely ‘Spoken Tutorial’ at

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