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To achieve three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality, Ministry of HRD, has embarked on a major and new initiative, called SWAYAM. SWAYAM is providing best On-line e-learning teaching learning resources to all, including the most disadvantaged. It seeks to bridge, the digital divide, for students, who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy. SWAYAM provide one integrated platform and a portal for online courses, using information and communication technology, covering learners from Schooling, class 9 to 12; Under Graduates & Post Graduates, in all subjects. At present more than 2,000 MOOCs are hosted on SWAYAM, prepared by specially chosen faculty and teachers, across the Country. The courses are interactive and are available free of cost, to the learners.
Meanwhile, UGC and AICTE have issued ‘Credit Framework for online learning courses through SWAYAM, Regulation 2016’ (http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/0272836_moocs.pdf); allowing upto 20% Online courses taken through SWAYAM, to be counted for credit. Grades earned by successful students studying in conventional Institutes shall be transferred to the academic record of such Students.