Online courses have seen a steady rise during the COVID-19 lockdown in the country due to which classes have been shut. Six of the online courses offered by the Government's Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM) platform have been placed among the top 30 best online courses for 2019. This is according to Class Central - a free online course aggregator from top institutions like MIT, Harvard, Stanford, etc
Courses offered by SWAYAM
The courses which have been ranked from SWAYAM include the Academic Writing course offered by the HNB Garhwal University, Mathematical Economics course offered by the Doon University, Dehradun, Animation courses offered by Banaras Hindu University, Digital Marketing Course offered by Panjab University, Chandigarh, Early Childhood Care and Education course offered by Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education or Women, Coimbatore and Python for Data Science Course offered by IIT Madras.
The Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds also known as SWAYAM is an integrated platform for online courses for the students from class 9 to 12 until the postgraduate level.
The courses are being conducted for the students with the help of information and communication technology and can be accessed from everywhere. The courses which are interactive in nature have been prepared by the best teachers in the country are available free of cost to the students. According to reports, more than 1000 experts and teachers from across the country have prepared the courses.
SWAYAM has offered a total of 2, 867 courses, and 568 courses have been uploaded for the January 2020 Semester. 57 lakh unique users have registered on the SWAYAM platform with about 1.25 Cr (125,04,722) enrollments in the different courses offered by SWAYAM.