Distribution of 12 lakh Ed-Tech free coupons to Socially and Economically Disadvantaged students and launch of NEAT 3.0

New Delhi : Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced a National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) as a Public-Private partnership model between the Government through its implementing agency AICTE and the Education Technology companies of India through an open invitation and screening on 12th January, 2020.

NEAT aims to bring the best technological Products in education pedagogy on a single platform for the convenience of learners. Technology Products using Artificial Intelligence for customized learning or e-content in niche areas having highly employable skills would be identified for showcasing on the portal. 25% of the courses sold through the NEAT portal are included in the Edu-Tech companies being provided free of cost to the socially and economically weaker students. In this connection, AICTE has around 12 lakh free coupons available now, which AICTE wants to distribute to the students whose annual family income is less than 8 lakh income. These free coupons will be distributed through NEAT portal.

The various Edu-Tech companies who were working in making education more socially and economically viable, all of them were selected by the AICTE on the basis of quality parameters. These companies make the students proficient in current knowledge of latest technologies, proficiency in the field of computer, managerial skills etc. Subjects are selected by artificial intelligence according to the ability of every student and the student is taught in different ways on the basis of individual ability.

These coupons are going to be distributed and launch of NEAT 3.0 by the Hon’ble Minister of Education, Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan is on 03 January 2022 at 11:00 am. NEAT 3.0 will also contain the schools and other non-technical higher education courses based on AI.

Shri Buddha Chandrasekhar, CCO, NEAT, AICTE has already narrated among the institutes about the various initiatives of AICTE NEAT Cell i.e. internship Portal (https://internship.aicte-india.org/), NEAT Portal (https://neat.aicte-india.org/) and the distribution of 12 lakh free course coupons to economically and socially disadvantaged students.


The students, who have not registered yet, may registered upto 31.12.2021 by clicking on the link https://internship.aicte-india.org/register_new.php to avail the benefits of the Free NEAT Courses.