Are SWAYAM courses valid?
Yes, SWAYAM certificates are recognized. A main feature of SWAYAM is that a learner can earn credits for completing the course for certain courses on the platform. These credits can even be transferred to the academic record of the learner.
Is SWAYAM Government or private?
SWAYAM is a programme initiated by Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality.
What is the benefit of SWAYAM?
One of the biggest advantages offered by Swayam is that, for certain courses, a learner can earn credits for completing the course on the platform and these credits can even be transferred to the academic record of the learner. The cost is one of the best benefits of Swayam.
Is SWAYAM Aicte approved?
SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) MOOC Platform was developed indigenously by AICTE in 2016 to facilitate hosting of online courses which could be accessed by anyone, anywhere at any time free of cost to achieve three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz. access, equity and quality.
Is Nptel and SWAYAM same?
NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) is the official SWAYAM national coordinator for engineering. All NPTEL online certification courses are SWAYAM courses too, and they are available on the SWAYAM platform as well.
WHO launched SWAYAM portal?
It was launched on 9th July 2017 by Ram Nath Kovind, Honorable President of India. SWAYAM has been developed cooperatively by MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), and AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) with the help of Microsoft.
Is SWAYAM certificate free?
HIGHLIGHTS. The NPTEL online courses launched on SWAYAM are available for free; a nominal fee is needed for certification. The NPTEL is a joint initiative of IITs and IISc and certification courses are offered through the MOOCs format.
Who developed SWAYAM Prabha?
SWAYAM Prabha is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resources Development to provide 34 High Quality Educational Channels through DTH (Direct to Home) across the length and breadth of the country on 24X7 basis. It has curriculum-based course content covering diverse disciplines.
How does SWAYAM work?
Swayam is essentially a portal which has been formulated as a solution to the problem of difficult access to physical educational infrastructure and teachers along with study material and textbooks. Swayam will provide online study material to students free of cost and the courses will be taught via digital classrooms.
Are SWAYAM courses compulsory?
More than 120 courses available on SWAYAM Though the UGC asked institutions to “popularise” the platform and “encourage” them to make optimum use of it, it also said it is not mandatory.