NPTEL Signs MoU With Internshala For Providing Internships To Students In 1800 Colleges

NPTEL Signs MoU With Internshala For Providing Internships To Students In 1800 Colleges

New Delhi: The NPTEL or National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning has signed an MoU with Internshala (Social internship providing platform) to provide internships to students in colleges that have partnered with NPTEL as Local Chapters.

The Students can have access to around 4.5 Lac+ internships on the Internshala website after the Collaboration. The intrenships will help in improving students' technical competency, soft skills and thus employability quotient. The platform will also provide students with online workshops for students on internship preparation. The colleges will be able to track their students' performance in internships secured via Internshala.
In the last 4 years NPTEL's online certification courses have been quite popular with 740 courses being offered and completed 3.6 million+ enrollments and 2.6 lakhs+ exam registrations. In July 2018, 250+ courses are proposed to be offered. 

Coordinator of NPTEL and Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, Andrew Thangaraj said, "Since 2003, NPTEL has been on a mission to help students across India get access to quality educational content for free. Internships are extremely important for students as it gives them practical experience and equips them with industry-relevant skills. Through the collaboration with Internshala, we would be able to connect students with relevant opportunities."

Sarvesh Agrawal, founder and CEO of Internshala said "Internshala is on a mission to build a world full of opportunities closer to the youth through internships and trainings. We are excited to partner with NPTEL which is also the world's most accessed library of peer-reviewed educational content. Through this collaboration, we hope to promote skill building and help the youth find better opportunities."

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