Q1. What are the features of Study Material?
High-quality Self Learning Material (SLM) is made available to students in the form of online digital format and printed books. Online digital SLM is included in the Course fee, hence student need not pay anything extra for the online digital SLM as it is uploaded in students login, so that they can log in anytime and from anywhere without any hassle.
Q2. Apart from SLM what other resources are available for the students?
Along with Self Learning Materials (SLM) the students will have access to the largest Online/Digital Library in Central India including National Digital Library (NDL), Developing Library Network (DELNET) and NPTEL.
Students will also be provided with Online Academic Assistance.
The National Digital library of India (NDLI) is a project under Ministry of Human Resource Development, India. The objective is to collect and collate metadata and provide full text index from several national and international digital libraries, as well as other relevant sources. It is a digital repository containing textbooks, articles, videos, audio books, lectures, simulations, fiction and all other kinds of learning media. The NDLI provides access to many books in English and various Indian languages.
DELNET has been established with the prime objective of promoting resource sharing among the libraries through the development of a network of libraries. It aims to collect, store, and disseminate information besides offering computerised services to users, to coordinate efforts for suitable collection development. DELNET maintains an online union catalogue of books available in its member-libraries. This union catalogue is continuously updated and is growing in size. It has created union lists of current periodicals in science and technology, social sciences and humanities. DELNET maintains a union catalogue of periodicals, which contains full holdings data of the libraries. The database has details of articles which can be searched under the title, author, compiler, name of the periodical and subject. A database of thesis and dissertations submitted to Indian Universities has been started, which covers various subjects. The database has 70 records and contains information about the newspapers including title, name of the editor, published from, E-mail address and also the Web address of the INTERNET edition if available on the WWW, the database of E-books has nearly 1613 records.
The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) was initiated by seven Indian Institutes of Technology. The main goal of NPTEL Phase II was to build on the engineering and core science courses launched previously in NPTEL Phase I. An additional 600 web and video courses were created in all major branches of engineering, physical sciences at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and management courses at the postgraduate level. Several improvements such as indexing of all video and web courses and keyword search were implemented.
- • Largest online repository in the world of courses in engineering, basic sciences and selected humanities and social sciences subjects
- • Online web portal http://nptel.ac.in – more than 471 million+ views
- • YouTube channel for NPTEL – most subscribed educational channel, 1.5 million+ channel subscribers, 404 million+ views
- • More than 56000 hours of video content
- • Most accessed library of peer-reviewed educational content in the world
- • 52000+ hours of transcribed content; 51000+ hours of subtitled videos
Q3. Do I have to pay an extra fee to collect the Study Material?
Study Material is available online on the website / ERP for free. However, Printed books (SLM) can be ordered by paying INR 1000/- per semester.
Q4. Can I download and save the Study Material available on website?
Yes, you can download and save the study material from website.
Personal Contact Programme - PCP
Q5. What are the details of PCP?
PCP stands for Personal Contact Programme. IDE Kalinga University conducts PCP in following two modes
- • 15 days per semester
- • All Sundays in every semester
PCP will be conducted at Kalinga University Campus, Raipur. It is advisable for all students to attend PCP.