:About the Centre:
The Centre for Educational Technology (CET) was established in the year 2003 at IIT Guwhati. It is a central facility of the institute to assist Teaching-Learning Process. It is involved in developing Educational Technology besides conducting Academic, Soft skill & Welfare Training programs for Faculty, Staff and Students.
It administers projects under the National Mission for Education through Information Communication Technology (NMEICT). Prestigious national projects such as NPTEL, Virtual Laboratory,Ekalpa etc. are coordinated under CET. It collaborates with other IITs & Institutions under the NMEICT.
It also administers national Quality Improvement Programs under QIP as a Zonal Centre for the North east. Quality Improvement Programme is being implemented with the objective of upgrading the expertise, qualification and capabilities of the faculty members of degree level technical institutions. Under QIP every year students are admitted in M.Tech and Ph.D programme at IIT Guwahati .Every year several Short Term Courses are organized under QIP and TE-QIP. It also organizes workshops for Curriculum Development. This leads to Model Curriculum, which is used as a base document by many institutions.
It has Labs and studios for developing, recording and editing web and video courses. It has an e-learning room which acts as a virtual classroom. It interacts with all Departments and Centers at IITG
The Knowledge Incubation Centre(KIC) attached to CET administers the Continuing Education and Training programs under TEQIP including the Quality circles. The Centre is primarily concentrating on development of infrastructure for Technology Enhanced Learning.