SWAYAM is India’s National Mooc’s platform. It offers over 2150 courses taught by close to 1300 instructors from over 135 Indian universities.
One aspect that sets it apart from other providers is that it allows students in India to earn academic
credit online. Since the platform was launched in 2017, over 10 million learners have taken courses on SWAYAM.
At the rate it’s growing, In a few years, SWAYAM could become the world’s largest MOOC provider.
The Full form of SWAYAM is study webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring minds.
The Honourable President of India Mr. Pranam Mukherjee launched this digital education initiatives- SWAYAM. The launch was held 9 July 2017, on the Occasion of Guru Purnima. The full moon day when the preceptor or teacher is worshiped across the country.
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. The objective of this effort is to take the best teaching learning resource to all, including the most disadvantaged. SWAYAM seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy.
This is done through a platform that facilitates hosting of all the courses, taught in class rooms from class 9th till post graduation to be accessed by anyone, anywhere at any time. All the Courses are interactive, prepared by the best teachers, in the country and are available, free of cost to any learner. More than 1000 specially chosen faculty and teachers from across the country have participated in preparing these courses.
National Coordinators, Exams & certification
In order to ensure best quality content are produced and delivered , Nine National Coordinators have been appointed. They are AICTE for self paced and international courses.
NPTEL for engineering , UGC for non technical post graduation education, CEC for undergraduate education, NCERT & NIOS for school education, IGNOU for out of the school students, IIMB for management studies and NITTTR for Teacher Training Programme.
SWAYAM is an interactive IT platform which hosts courses taught in class rooms from 9th class till post graduation and can be accessed by anyone , anywhere at anytime.
These courses have been prepared by the best teachers in the country and are available , free of cost to the residents in India.
Students who wish to obtain certificates for their courses need to get themselves registered on SWAYAM portal also, certificates are awarded to students only after successful completion of the course, credits; At the end of each course, students will be accessed through a proctored exam.
Use & value
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.
SWAYAM aims to provide interactive courses, prepared by best teachers in the country and are available free of cost to the residents in India. Over 1000 specially Chosen teachers from across the country have participated in preparing SWAYAM courses.
For information related to SWAYAM , you can contact at the following link.
If you need any additional information in this regard , you can contact on this number.
9827896053 – Swati Tiwari ( Mentor/ Faculty Member )