Digital Education and Learning Laboratory (DELL) is a step towards use of technology in education and learning under the aegis of Commissionerate of Higher Education and implemented by SCOPE. DELL project would enable colleges to train their students in various computer based courses, connect colleges to the outside world by providing internet facility e.g. NMEICT scheme of MHRD and conduct online examination. DELLs will be knowledge hubs for higher echelons of learning. In short, these DELLs are the learning, teaching and exam hubs of various schemes of Education Department.
As of date, DELLs have been setup in 401 colleges. In the first tender, DELLs have been set up in 216 colleges in three phases from the year 2007 to 2009. In 2007-08, 53 DELLs, in 2008-09, 139 DELLs and in 2009-10, 24 DELLs were established. In the second tender, DELLs have been setup in another 185 colleges from the year 2012 to 2014. Special efforts are being made to improve English proficiency of the students through the open source and other softwares provided in the lab. This promotes and enhances use of ICT in teaching-learning process. SCOPE charges a fee of 750/- per candidate for A level and 1200/- for B level courses of English training and certification by Cambridge English, part of the University of Cambridge, UK.