NPTEL is an acronym for National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning which is an initiative by seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for creating course contents in engineering and science. NPTEL provides e-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streams. A large number of students who are unable to attend scholarly institutions through NPTEL will have access to quality content from them. NPTEL has started offering online certification courses through its portal. There are 10 hours, 20 hour as well as 40 hour courses offered twice a year. It is the largest provider of MOOCs in India today especially in engineering stream.