NPTEL vs Coursera
NPTEL vs Coursera: Which is the best? In the modern age of e-learning, it is one of the most asked questions by students online. As both platforms are one of the best available on the Internet. But although there are lots of confusion about these. So let’s discuss it in detail.
|Educators||NPTEL is the initiative by MHRD of India. Basically Top IIT's and top institutes are providing courses here.||In Coursera, World's top Universities along with Top Multinational Companies are providing courses here.|
|Teaching Style||Very good but style of teaching is old.||Very Good and style of teaching is very very impressive.|
|Practical Knowledge||Practical Knowledge sharing is not there.||Very good hands on practice training platforms.|
|Certification||To get the certificate, You must attend offline exams as well as online assignments provided by them every week.||You only have to complete all the assignments only.|
|Timing||Not Flexible. After completing every week, you have to wait for them till they provide next module.||Flexible Timing. you can read or complete the course any time. If you want then you can also complete it within a day. It is completely Your choice.|
|Pricing||Price is low compare to Coursera. Price is around Rs.1000 per course. And also special discount for SC/ST Candidates.||Pricing is bit high. Although you can apply for Financial Aid and enjoy most of the courses for free.|
These are the basic and most important things about NPTEL and Coursera.