Online Courses for Teachers

Amid Covid-19, UGC Promoting Online Courses For Teachers & Students

India’s higher education controller has suggested that students and teachers use the lockdown time frame viably by taking up online courses.

In a report to all vice-chancellors and school principals on March 25, the University Grants Commission (UGC) secretary Rajnish Jain said that students and professors could select online seminars on the computerized platforms.

Various such platforms are controlled by the UGC, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Inter-University Centers (IUCs) – Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) and Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC).

Jain said they can be utilized by “instructors, students, and experts in universities and colleges for expanding their viewpoint of learning”. A portion of these Information and Communications Technology (ICT) activities are:

SWAYAM Online Courses


It has teaching/learning resources that any student can utilize liberated from cost without enrollment. This was before conveyed on the SWAYAM stage. Those students who enrolled on the stage for the January 2020 semester can proceed with their learning not surprisingly.



This gives access to the learning material of the SWAYAM UG and PG (Non-Technology) archived courses.

e-PG Pathshala


This computerized stage has top-notch, an educational program based, intelligent e-content having 23,000 modules (in the type of e-content and video) in 70 postgraduate subjects of social sciences, arts, fine arts and humanities, natural and mathematical sciences.

e-Content Courseware In UG Subjects


This stage gives access to e-content in 87 Undergraduate courses with around 24,110 e-content modules.



This gathering of 32 DTH channels gives top-notch educational program based course content. The content covers a vast set of subjects, for example, social sciences, science, commerce, arts, performing arts and humanities subjects, engineering, technology, law, medicine, agriculture, etc.

CEC-UGC YouTube Channel


This video is utilized to give online talks on a boundless educational program and can be gotten to liberated from cost.

National Digital Library


This is an advanced storehouse of scholarly substance in various formats in all subjects. The content is accessible at all scholarly levels in all driving Indian dialects for a wide range of students including scientists and residents, and differently-abled.

It additionally gives interface support with the goal that it very well may be effectively gotten to on every mainstream type of access device.



This is an advanced archive foundation of 260,000 Indian electronic proposals and theses were look into students who can store their Ph.D. postulations and anybody intrigued, particularly the academic network, can get it easily.

e-Shodh Sindhu


It gives access to current as well as archives of more than 15,000 centers and peer-reviewed journals. It additionally contains various bibliographic, reference and accurate databases in various orders.

The material incorporates content from an enormous number of distributors and aggregators. It very well may be gotten to by its part institutions including midway financed specialized institutions, universities, and colleges.



This stage is a database of specialists and it gives data about specialists to peers, planned teammates, financing organizations, policymakers and research researchers in the nation.

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For any explanations, UGC, INFLIBNET, and CEC can be reached at,, and individually.

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