Salem’s Sona College faculty tops technology learning program by IITs, IISc

Asha Bajaj
3 min readFeb 15, 2023

Salem/IBNS: City-based Sona College of Technology has strengthened its position yet again with its faculty topping the performance across faculty from 5,130 chapters based on the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) examination for the July 2022 session.

This is the third time that Sona faculty has secured the first rank, making it the only college to do so.

The combined performance of its students and faculty stands at №17, nationally. This is the eighth time that the college finds its name on the ‘AA’ rating — the rating awarded to colleges in the top 11–50 ranking in the nation.

The NIRF-ranked college secured the second position, based on combined performance of its students and faculty, among all engineering college local chapters in Tamil Nadu.

The content and examinations of NPTEL program are by professors of seven Indian Institute of Technologies (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Guwahati, and Roorkee) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, offering online courses on a variety of technology areas. NPTEL has established the SWAYAM-NPTEL or local chapters in colleges across India.

The Sona NPTEL local chapter has been active since 2016, facilitating the NPTEL…

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