frequently Asked Questions (faq)
An online programme is a next level distance learning programme in which the student is not required to come physically to a campus or a classroom regularly. He is required to study the interactive online study material through Internet at his own pace. Examinations are conducted at the end of program through online mode.
- The programmes are self-paced and are offered online four times in a year (Mar, June, Sept and Dec.)
- Interactive e-Learning Study Material (LMS) developed by specialists in the field is available to students online for anytime anywhere learning.
- Study Material in the form of e- Books .
- Online presentations, videos and quizzes at the end of each chapter make the reading more interesting, engrossing and easy for self-assessment. Online Assignments, Quizzes Online Mentoring and Support, Chat Sessions, Discussion Forums.
- Stamped Certification and Mark sheet from the Director of Nano Science and Technology Consortium.
These training programs do not come under preview or affiliation through AICTE/UGC. NSTC provides the certification training programs as compare to other corporate houses .NSTC has been working in area of certification training programs one of major area for past 15 years.
NSTC is supported by an in-house full-fledged Placement division which guides and helps all the passing out participants by helping them in preparing their resumes, getting them geared up for interview rounds, preparing up for various interview techniques, also helping them in applying for various positions and arranging interviews with Potential Companies.
We offer a wide range of courses in the fields of science and technology, including courses on emerging technologies, nanotechnology, biotechnology etc.
Yes, our courses are paid, as we provide top-quality education with the latest technology and interactive learning tools to ensure a comprehensive and effective learning experience. We offer various payment options to make it easier for our students to access our courses.
You can easily register for a course on our platform by visiting our website www.nanoschool.in and selecting the course you are interested in. From there, you can follow the simple registration process.
Our courses are available globally. If you have an internet connection, you can access our courses from anywhere in the world.
Yes, we offer certifications upon completion of our courses. According to our courses we also provide printed certificates and marksheet.
The duration of our courses varies depending on the course, but most courses typically last between four to twelve weeks.
We offer self-paced courses, there is no fixed schedule, but we provide access to the e-LMS which are accessible anytime and anywhere.
We provide extensive support to our students, including access to learning resources, books also kits.
For Our Courses we provide access to the e-LMS where learner can access it form anywhere anytime according to their convenience.
The experience level required to join a course varies depending on the course. We offer courses for beginners as well as advanced learners.
You need a computer/laptop/ mobile device with good internet connection to join our courses.
We don’t offer scholarships and financial aid to anyone.
At NSTC, we understand the importance of staying up to date with the latest developments in the field, and we strive to ensure that our courses reflect the most current knowledge and practices. We regularly review and update our course content to incorporate the latest developments in the field, including emerging technologies, new methodologies, and best practices.
Yes, our courses are designed by industry experts with extensive experience in their fields and provide the course content through e-LMS learning platform.
We offer a comprehensive learning experience to our students. As part of our course package, we provide access to our e-Learning Management System (e-LMS) where you can access all the course materials online at your convenience. Additionally, we also provide relevant textbooks and kits based on the course chosen to help you get a better understanding of the subject matter.
Yes, we do provide learning resources such as textbooks, reference materials, and other study aids that are necessary for the successful completion of our courses. Our courses are designed to provide comprehensive learning experiences and we ensure that all required learning resources are made available to our students.
Yes, you are welcome to enroll in multiple courses at the same time, we have a transfer policy that allows you to transfer to another course, Kindly mail us on [email protected] for more details on our transfer policy.
We do not offer a trial period for some of our courses.
We accept a variety of payment methods, including credit cards, debit cards, bank transfer UPIs.
No, there are no hidden fees or charges. Our fees are transparent and mentioned clearly on our website.
No, we do not offer a refund policy in case you are not satisfied with the course. In case you are not satisfied with our course you must inform within 2-3 days after joining the course as per the policy of the company then we can take some action.
Our long courses are designed to provide in-depth knowledge and skills in a particular subject area and generally last for 3-6 months. On the other hand, short courses are focused on a specific topic and can be completed in 4 weeks. They are ideal for anyone who want to upskill quickly and efficiently.
Yes, we would be happy to recommend a course based on your career goals and interests. Mail us on [email protected] & provide us with some information about your background and what you hope to achieve through our courses, and we'll suggest best options that may be suitable for you.
The suitability of a course depends on your career goals, level of expertise, and availability of time. If you are looking for a comprehensive learning experience, a long course may be more appropriate. However, if you need to quickly gain a specific skill, a short course may be the better option. We recommend speaking to our team to help you make the right decision.
Long courses provide a more in-depth learning experience, covering a broader range of topics and allowing for more time to master the subject matter. They are ideal for those looking to make a career change or enhance their existing skills. Short courses, on the other hand, are perfect for professionals who want to quickly acquire specific skills or knowledge to enhance their job performance.
It depends on the course. Some long courses may cover similar material as some of our short courses, but in more detail. However, our short courses are designed to cover a specific topic in a shorter time frame, providing a condensed version of the material covered in the long course.
Yes, you can switch between courses if you meet the prerequisites for the new course you wish to enroll in. You can speak with our team to explore options for transferring.
Our courses are designed to provide high-quality education and are priced based on various factors such as course length, complexity of the subject matter, and level of expertise required. Typically, longer courses are more expensive due to the extended duration and more material, but shorter courses may also cover specialized topics and come with their own fees. We aim to provide our students with the best value for their money while ensuring that our courses remain affordable and accessible to all.
It depends on the specific course and your career goals. Our short courses are designed to help anyone quickly gain skills in specific areas that can help them perform better in their current roles or advance in their careers. However, for a more comprehensive learning experience and to acquire a broader skillset, a long course may be more appropriate.
No, there is no prerequisites such as prior knowledge or experience in the subject area. Please check the course description or speak with our team for the course you are interested in.
Absolutely, taking a short course before enrolling in a long course can give you a sense of the subject matter and help you determine if you're interested in pursuing it further.
Our courses are taught in English to cater to a global audience. Before enrolling, please check the course description to see if it suits you or not. We strive to make our courses accessible to everyone.
Yes, we have assignments in certain courses, but we do not provide group projects. These are designed to enhance the learning experience and help participants apply their knowledge.
Yes, you can get feedback on your assignments and projects from our team.
No, there is no minimum attendance requirement for the courses as they are self-paced and not mentor led.
Yes, you can get a course extension in case you're unable to complete it on time. The specific extension policy but you will have to pay some extra percent of payment.
NSTC courses prepare participants for a range of career opportunities in their chosen field, supported by our courses created by experienced instructors.
You can network with other students and professionals in your field of interest through our online platform. We also organize networking events and provide access to industry professionals.
Our team offers career counseling, networking opportunities, and access to industry professionals to help you achieve your career goals. We are committed to assisting you throughout your learning journey, from the moment you enroll in the course until you successfully complete it.
The success rate of our students in finding employment after completing a course varies depending on the skills, they have acquired skills during specific courses. We do not guarantee employment, what we guarantee is skills.
Yes, we offer research opportunities to students in certain courses. Additionally, we provide books & kits from our end to be delivered at your home. So that you can perform experiments on your own.
Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps:
- Click the “Enroll Now” button in the top right corner of your screen.
- Select “Online Courses.”
- Choose your course(s).
- You will be asked for basic contact information.
- You can adopt various payment methods. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.
Most courses are offered at least 4 times during the year. Certain courses can fill up quickly, so be sure to register early.
We apologize for this inconvenience. We encourage you to reach out to your financial institution as further permissions may be needed to complete the payment. You are also welcome to write to [email protected] for further guidance. Please wait a full 24 hours before trying again. A strong Internet connection and up-to-date browser are strongly recommended.
In order to be granted a full tuition refund, you must cancel your registration by sending an email to [email protected] by 5:00 pm (your local time) 5 full business days before the course’s start date. Please note we are unable to reimburse for any currency conversion fees charged by your credit-card issuer.
- You will receive a confirmation email with information on when and how you can access your course. Check the details.
- One weeks before the course begins, you will be given access to the student Community, a learning and networking space. This space provides you with guides and tools for successful online learning, and gives you an opportunity to introduce yourself to fellow students from across the globe.
Well done! You will have 90 days of read-only access to revisit and reflect on the course material.
Get your certificate: When you successfully complete an Online Course, you are eligible to receive a digital certificate of completion. We encourage you to review your instructor’s syllabus to understand the Certificate of Completion requirements for your course. These requirements often include the following:
- Active participation in the majority of discussion boards
- Timely submission of all assignments
Most courses have 1-2 short written assignments, but it can vary and it is important for you to follow -up with your instructor early in the course should you have any questions or concerns regarding your eligibility or the requirements. Certificates of Completion are delivered to the email used at the time of registration, and can be expected no later than 3 weeks after the course ends. These digital verified credentials allow you to present a trustworthy record of your learning to anyone at any time.
Our certificate platform, Accredible, permits you to share your achievement on various social media platforms, embed it on your website, and add it to your LinkedIn profile.
As a continuing education student, it is your decision how you participate in the course. Those who plan to audit the course and not receive a certificate of completion should send a message to the instructor at the start of the course so they understand your goals.
Online Courses are intended to deepen your knowledge of a particular field, but cannot be formally applied as credits to other institutions or be equated with the degree or Post graduate Programs.
SKILLZIP Online Courses demonstrate to future employers that you have current knowledge of current world topics, provided by various centre of excellences in respective fields. These courses are been delivered by experienced faculty and professionals who mentor each student to give them real world knowledge. Including Online Courses on your resume, posting your Certificate of Completion to your online profiles such as LinkedIn, and staying connected with your classmates to network are powerful ways to continue leveraging your experience long after your course has ended.
Yes! You need to have an access to a computer with internet connection, either in your home, office or a cybercafé.
A dial-up or Broadband connection will be sufficient for accessing Nano School Club's online study material, appearing for tests and final examination and also for downloading of assignments.
NSTC stands for the Nanoscience and Technology Consortium of India. Since its establishment in 2006, the organization has been committed to delivering high-quality content in the field of nanoscience and has since expanded into other scientific domains. The NSTC is renowned for its contributions to cutting-edge research and has established itself as a leading authority in the field.
Registration is absolutely free of charge.
An individual with a PhD degree from a reputable university, five or more years of experience in their respective field, and a reputable position in an institute or company with which they are associated should register on the platform. However, the final qualification is determined only after thorough background checks and sample presentations
An individual who is actively working with academic institutes or companies, or a freelancer who is actively working on social platforms, and fulfills the minimum eligibility criteria in terms of experience and qualifications, may register on the platform. The minimum qualifications may be relaxed in case of an outstanding achievement record.
An interested individual can register by finding the Mentorship section under the Opportunities tab(https://nanoschool.in/mentoring-with-nstc/). The first step is to fill out all the details requested in the form and submit it. After completion, our team will establish contact to discuss the terms and conditions of work. Finally, a consent form will be shared with the interested individual, which must be filled out and shared to complete the onboarding process
Mentors receive remuneration for their contributions based on the prior agreement established during the onboarding process. The remuneration depends on the mentor's profile and varies based on their records. All mentors will find the relevant information on their respective consent forms.
Bank account details are requested from the mentor prior to an event, and the sum is transferred directly into their bank account within 15 days of the event's completion. For example, if an event commences on June 19th June 2023 and ends on 22nd June 2023, the days shall be considered from 22nd June 2023 onwards.
A Mentor comes with immense experience and does not require any additional academic training, however a mentor may require some ethics and soft skill training as the online spaces have to be conducted in a different format.
Other than the remuneration, we provide opportunities such as consultancy services to both academic institutions and Industry based on the area of expertise that increases the reputation in the market, further we provide an opportunity to provide their IP to the open markets for better visibility and rewards. Other than that a Mentor can also become a project guide
A Mentor may find a diverse audience such as Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, researchers, professors and Industry professionals.
An event may be of several types- workshop, 1on1 consultancy, online project guidance and virtual conferences. All the above mentioned events are hosted online via google meet. To find out more click on the link - https://nanoschool.in/programs/
A calm, solid color background in a well-lit environment with no disturbances is required, and mentors must ensure proper connectivity and working microphone and webcam. Any disturbance caused due to unknown circumstances must be compensated for in a timely manner.
A schedule cannot be changed unless a proper medical reason has been submitted prior to the event. If no prior notice is given, the mentor may not be able to reschedule the event.
A mentor is free to give suggestions and may decide the time for the event, however if there are multiple events then the mentor would be given options based on the schedule.
As a mentor during a virtual workshop, it's important to maintain a professional and respectful decorum. Dress appropriately and professionally. Be punctual and prepared for the event. Be respectful towards the participants and their opinions. Use clear and concise language while communicating. Encourage participation and engagement from the participants. Avoid any discriminatory or offensive language or behavior. Maintain a professional tone throughout the workshop. If any technical issues arise, address them in a timely and professional manner. Follow the schedule and allotted time for the workshop.
In case of a technical glitch with the microphone, webcam, or internet connectivity, a mentor should immediately inform the team for assistance. If there are audio or video issues, the mentor should apologize and request the attendees to cooperate.
We offer a variety of mentoring opportunities, including virtual skill workshops, online self-paced courses, consultancy, mentoring sessions, industry projects, and judging in competitions and Assessments.
The time commitment as a mentor on our platform varies depending on the mentoring opportunity you choose. Some opportunities, such as virtual skill workshops and online self-paced courses, require a set amount of time, while others, such as consultancy and industry projects, may require a more flexible time commitment. We will work with you to find mentoring opportunities that fit your schedule.
Yes, we welcome mentors from all over the world to join our platform. We believe that diverse perspectives and experiences are essential to providing our clients with the best possible mentoring opportunities.
An International Mentor receives remuneration by 2 ways
1) Primary : Paypal
2) Secondary : Direct Bank Transfer
Language of Instruction is primarily in English.
We offer soft skill training to mentors who may not be familiar with platforms such as Google Meet or Zoom, as well as provide ethical guidelines. Our team will provide mentors with detailed information, including various indicators to improve the overall impact of any event.
To ensure a smooth and professional experience for all participants, it is important for a mentor to meet certain prerequisites before hosting an online event. Firstly, if the mentor is presenting information in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, it should be professionally edited and include the NSTC logo (which will be provided by our team). Additionally, the mentor should test the software or application with Google Meet prior to starting the workshop to avoid any technical issues during the event. These simple steps can help ensure a seamless and successful online event for all involved.
In case of confusion or a conflict of interest, we directly communicate the matter with the concerned person to resolve the issue within a given timeframe, ensuring a smooth workflow with minimal confusion
You can register for the workshop online, and the deadline for registration and all the information are available on the program detailed page of the workshop. You may visit program detailed page: https://nanoschool.in/programs/
The workshop schedule will be provided before the workshop begins. The schedule will include the dates, times, and duration of the workshop sessions.
will be clearly indicated in the workshop description and schedule.
The topics that will be covered in the workshop will depend on the theme of the workshop. As an organization that covers a broad range of fields, the topics can vary from IT, nanotechnology, law, architecture, biotechnology, and other related fields. It is best to check the workshop information to see the specific topics that will be covered.
The workshop will be conducted by experienced professionals and experts in their respective fields. The organization will ensure that the workshop instructors are highly qualified and have the necessary experience to deliver the workshop.
The format of the workshop can vary, depending on the theme and the topics covered. The workshop can be conducted online through Google Meet.
Participants can register for the workshop by filling out the registration form directly, i.e., https://nanoschool.in/workshop-registration/
The format of the workshop will depend on the specific workshop being offered. We offer a variety of formats to accommodate different learning styles and preferences, including hands-on training workshops, virtual lab workshops, and theoretical workshops. The format will be clearly indicated in the workshop description and schedule.
Project outcomes may include research papers, software tools, prototypes, or other deliverables. The evaluation criteria will depend on the specific project, but will generally involve technical quality, originality, and relevance to the field.
Depending on the project requirements, we may provide access to chemicals and material as needed.
Depending on the project, you may have the option to work on a team or work independently. This will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
You will be paired with a mentor who has expertise in your project area, and they will provide guidance, support, and feedback throughout the project through email connection, or you may go for self-paced projects.
Yes, you will have opportunities to collaborate with other participants through online events.
Depending on the project, you may have the option to work on a team or work independently. This will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Yes, if your project results in significant research findings or a novel tool, you may be able to use it as the basis for further research or a thesis project.
Yes, you may participate in workshops or sessions on professional development or career guidance to help you plan for your future in the field.
Yes, we are happy to provide a letter of recommendation upon completion of the project upon request.
Our support staff will be available to help you with any technical or logistical difficulties that you may encounter during the project.
The project topics may vary depending on the availability of resources and current trends in the field. However, we try to offer a diverse range of projects in various areas of Science and Technology.
You can express your preferences, but the final decision will be made by the organization based on the available projects and your qualifications.
You will receive training and support from a mentor and support staff for any technical or administrative issues.
Our projects are completely virtual, so you can attend remotely from any location.
The expected time commitment per week may vary depending on the duration of the project, but we usually expect a commitment of around 04 hours per week.
Applicants should be students or academicians in the Science & Technology field.
It depends on your institution, but we will provide a certificate of participation upon completion of the project.
Yes, you will have opportunities to present your work at online conferences or publish your findings in relevant journals.
This will depend on the specific project area, but we will provide you with e-LMS and relevant study material.
The deadline for applying for the project may vary depending on the duration of the project, so please check our website for more details.
You can apply for the project through our website by clicking on the registration link on the summer/winter projects page.
We have a strong track record of completing successful projects with satisfied participants.
The project batches are typically structured based on the number of participants and the type of project. The number of participants per batch varies depending on the project and the available resources.
The projects will be designed to align with your academic or research goals, and we will work with you to ensure that the project is relevant to your academic or research interests.
The takeaways from the project will vary depending on the specific project, but you can expect to gain valuable experience, technical skills, and research or project management skills that can be applied in your future academic or professional pursuits.
You will receive a certificate of completion or recognition for your participation in the project.
The project will be structured based on the project requirements, and the deliverables and milestones will be determined based on the project goals and timeline.
The project will be evaluated based on the examinations, assignments and project report determined based on the project requirements.
Yes, you will have access to additional resources and support during the project, such as mentorship, training, or workshops (not included in project) to help you succeed in your project.
Yes, we welcome applications from international students and academics.
English proficiency is usually required since the projects are conducted in English.
You will need access to a computer or laptop and a reliable internet connection to participate in the project. Other specific equipment or technology requirements will be communicated in advance.
The projects are designed with ethical considerations in mind, and you will be expected to adhere to ethical principles and guidelines throughout the program.
Depending on the program, you may have the opportunity to present your project findings or results to a wider audience through presentations, papers, or other outlets.
Participating in the project can have a positive impact on your academic or professional career by providing you with valuable skills and experience, as well as networking opportunities and exposure to new ideas and research.
The specific programming languages or software used in the project will depend on the project itself. This information will be communicated to you in advance so you can prepare accordingly.
Depending on the project, you may be required to have specific technical skills or knowledge. This information will be communicated to you in advance so you can prepare accordingly.
You will be given access to the project materials and data through a secure online platform (e-LMS), and you will be provided with instructions on how to access this platform before the project begins.
You can use your own computer or laptop for the project, as long as it meets the technical requirements specified by the program.
Yes, technical support will be available to help you with any technical issues that arise during the project.
The project will be managed and organized by a project coordinator, who will provide you with guidance and support throughout the project.
Data security is a top priority for the program, and all data will be stored and transmitted using secure protocols and encryption.
You will be provided with contact information for your project coordinator and other team members, and you will be able to communicate with them through email, messaging, or other communication platforms.
The project outcomes will vary depending on the project, but you can expect to gain valuable technical skills and experience, as well as insights into the research or industry field that the project focuses on.
The program will have established relationships with industry partners or research institutions and will work closely with them to identify projects that are relevant and aligned with their needs.
Depending on the project, there may be opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, allowing you to work with participants from different academic or professional backgrounds.
Depending on the project and the program, you may have the opportunity to develop new products, services or innovations, and the program may provide support in terms of resources, mentorship, or other forms of guidance.
Depending on the project and the program, you may have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies or equipment, providing valuable experience and exposure to new techniques or methodologies.
Depending on the program, you may have access to resources or training to develop your project management skills, which can be valuable for future career opportunities.
Depending on the program and the project, you may have the opportunity to collaborate with participants from other countries, providing valuable international experience and exposure.
Depending on the program, you may have access to resources or training to develop your research skills, which can be valuable for future academic or professional opportunities.
Depending on the program, you may have access to resources or training to develop your presentation or communication skills, which can be valuable for future academic or professional opportunities.
The program will have clear policies and guidelines in place to support participants who may be experiencing cultural or linguistic barriers, and these will be communicated to participants in advance.
Depending on the program and the project, you may have the opportunity to work on a project with a direct impact on the local community or society, providing valuable experience and exposure to real-world issues.
Depending on the program, you may have access to resources or training to develop your teamwork or collaboration skills, which can be valuable for future academic or professional opportunities.
Depending on the program, you may have access to mentorship or coaching relationships with industry professionals or other experts, providing valuable guidance and support throughout the project.
The Basic package includes four workshops, one self-paced course, and one article writing competition. The Advanced package includes four workshops, two short courses, and one competition. The Premium package includes four workshops, two short courses, one live course, one virtual conference, one competition, and one paper presentation.
All courses and workshops are available online for convenient access and flexibility.
Access to the course materials and resources varies depending on the package chosen. Please refer to the individual package descriptions for details.
Yes, you can upgrade or downgrade your package at any time by contacting our customer support team.
Yes, we offer a satisfaction guarantee and will provide a refund if you are not satisfied with the package within the specified timeframe.
Expert resources and tools are accessible through our online platform. You will receive login information and instructions upon purchase.
No, there is no deadline to register for the academic packages. You can register at any time.
No, the Premium package includes one competition, and additional competitions would need to be purchased separately.
You will receive a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the course or workshop, which can be downloaded and printed from our online platform.
Each package is designed to meet different needs and budgets. The Basic package is great for those who want to dip their toes into academic support and gain exposure to a variety of workshops and competitions. The Advanced package offers more in-depth support with additional short courses, while the Premium package offers a comprehensive academic experience with access to live courses, virtual conferences, and paper presentations. Consider your academic goals, schedule, and budget to determine which package is right for you. If you're still unsure, our customer support team is available to help guide you in your decision.