The Ministry of Human Resource Development has officially launched the online Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT) on 13th November 2018, a major and unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakhs higher education faculty using the MOOCs platform SWAYAM.
For implementing ARPIT, 75 discipline-specific National Resource Centres (NRCs) have been identified in the first phase and 48discipline-specific National Resource Centres (NRCs) in the second phase, which is tasked to prepare online training material with a focus on latest developments in the discipline, new & emerging trends, pedagogical improvements and methodologies for transacting revised curriculum.
ARPIT is an ongoing exercise so that every year NRCs will continuously develop new refresher modules in their earmarked discipline each year. The training materials will be uploaded and made available through SWAYAM. NRC will publish the list of the faculty who have been certified. The NRCs will revolutionize the professional development of faculty by catering to massive numbers by leveraging ICT and the online technology platform of SWAYAM.
|Date of Entrance Exam||2020|
ARPIT Exam Details
|Full-Form||Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching|
|ARPIT Official Website||https://ntaarpit.nic.in/cms/public/home.aspx|