The University Grants Commission has announced new Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, for its SWAYAM platform's July 2021 session. For the July-October 2021 session, the University of Georgia has announced the addition of 83 undergraduate and 40 postgraduate non-engineering online courses.
UGC announced today, May 28, via Twitter, that "83 undergraduate and 40 graduate non-engineering MOOCs will be offered on the SWAYAM platform in the July 2021 semester."
According to the University Grants Commission's letter, "In the current scenario of the second wave of covid-19, universities and colleges are encouraged to make full use of the SWAYAM online platform for the benefit of students' learning.
The official notification is available on the University Grants Commission's website at ugc.ac.in. A list of top-tier undergraduate and graduate non-engineering online courses and programmes is available here for interested candidates:
Students from any university or college are eligible to take advantage of the credit transfer benefits of the course. Both academics and working professionals can benefit from UGC MOOCs.
As previously stated, in light of the covid-19 pandemic, all universities and colleges are encouraged to promote these SWAYAM courses to students and faculty through websites and various social media platforms.
UGC MOOCs- As a component of the Study Webs of Active–Learning for Young Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM) portal, the UGC has launched a MOOC initiative by the Government of India with the goal of enabling aspirants to gain access to, equity in, and quality education.
SWAYAM aims to fill the void left by school closures. The MHRD developed the SWAYAM portal to provide students and teachers with the best teaching-learning resources. It provides classroom-based education from Class 9 to post-graduate studies. Free online courses are available to students 24 hours a day, seven days a week.