The Ministry of Human Resource Development has officially launched online Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT), a major and unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakhs higher education faculty using the MOOCs platform SWAYAM.
ARPIT is an ongoing exercise so that every year the National Resource Centres (NRCs) will continuously develop new refresher module 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 professional development of faculty by catering to massive numbers by leveraging ICT and online technology platform of SWAYAM.
ARPIT Examination 2020
National Testing Agency (NTA) would be conducting the examination and certification would be done through SWAYAM. Faculty with such certificates can use them for availing the equivalence recognized by UGC, as a refresher course for their Career Advancement Scheme.
Non-Faculty Learners also would be given certificates from SWAYAM.
The examination for the ARPIT courses is scheduled to be held on 16.02.2020 (Sunday). It would be a Computer Based Test (objective multiple-choice test) of 3 hrs duration of 100 questions of maximum 100 marks.
The examination of 48 ARPIT courses will be held on 16th February, 2020 in two slots/shifts:
- 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
- 2:30 PM to 05:30 PM
The examination will be held in 139 cities across the country.
Faculty Learner: In case of faculty who are working in any of the Indian higher educational institutions, there won’t be any examination fee. For this purpose, the faculty has to produce relevant proof of being a faculty in form of Faculty ID Proof/ Appointment Letter/Latest Pay slip/Promotion Order.
Non-Faculty Learner: The examination fee for non-faculty is Rs. 1000/- for general candidates and Rs. 500/-for CC/ST/OBC/PWD/Women/EWS with disability >=40%. The proof / certificate of learner belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/ EWS candidates with disability >=40% would require to be uploaded at the time of registration and original needs to be produced at the exam centre for verification.
Note: Due care should be taken in choosing the option of Faculty and Non-Faculty learner while filling registration form otherwise certificate will not be issued.
How to register for ARPIT Exam
Register online at this link.
Last date for registration is 17th January, 2020.
- Registration Deadline: Jan 17, 2020
- Application form Correction window: Jan 21-22, 2020
- Issue of Hall Tickets: Jan 29, 2020
- Examination Date 16.02.2020
- Declaration of Result 26.02.2020
For any further clarification’s learners can contact 24X7 helpline no. 0120-6895200. You may also contact email@example.com.
Click here for the official notification.