Which NPTEL course is best for computer science?

Best NPTEL Courses for Computer Science

  • Probability for Computer Science by IIT Kanpur.
  • Advanced Computer Architecture by IIT Delhi.
  • C-Based VLSI Design by IIT Guwahati.
  • Real-Time Systems byIIT Kharagpur, NIT Rourkela.
  • Algorithms for Protein Modeling and Engineering by IIT Kharagpur.
  • Computational Complexity by IIT Hyderabad.

Are NPTEL videos free?

NPTEL – Knowledge is FREE.

Is certificate from Swayam useful?

All the courses offered on Swayam are recognized by the government. One of the biggest advantages of doing courses on Swayam for university students is that once they have completed the course with certification, they can add the credits to their academic record.

How do I download NPTEL online videos?


  1. We have 1366 video courses as of December 2019.
  2. Video courses are available in four different formats: mp4, flv, mp3 and 3gp.
  3. Click on the video download tab and download the video files in the mirror links provided.

What happens if you fail in NPTEL exam?

NPTEL exam score will not effect your semester Grades . So , if you can’t perform well in NPTEL exam , don’t worry .. you’ll not get any Backlog .

Can we add NPTEL certificate in resume?

Yep! As long as the certifications are relevant for the job, you can include them on your resume.

Is SWAYAM and Nptel same?

NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) is the official SWAYAM national coordinator for engineering. All NPTEL online certification courses are SWAYAM courses too, and they are available on the SWAYAM platform as well.

What is the value of Nptel certificate?

The certificates issued bear the stamp of CCE, IIT and hence are valuable additions when the student is applying for jobs. On successful completion of advanced NPTEL course by the faculties, AICTE approves as FDP so that they can get the points for the same.