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Home / Education / HRD Minister urges students to explore UGC MOOCs for various UG and PG courses

HRD Minister urges students to explore UGC MOOCs for various UG and PG courses

Minister Pokhriyal asked students to explore the platform and take up the course of their choice on the microblogging site, Twitter. 

education Updated: Apr 28, 2020 16:34 IST
Akhilesh Nagari
Akhilesh Nagari
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. (HT file)
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. (HT file)

Union HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday invited students to explore UG and PG courses offered on UGC MOOCs, a vertical of SWAYAM, or the Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds.

Minister Pokhriyal asked students to explore the platform and take up the course of their choice on the microblogging site, Twitter. 

The vertical provides 100 PG courses and 207 UG courses across various subjects.

According to the PTI report, the National Online Education Platform SWAYAM has been accessed nearly 2.5 lakh times till April 8, which is about a five times increase over the figure of 50,000 strikes in the last week of March.

Last week, the education minister had asked all Post Graduate (PG) students in the country to take advantage of the high-quality content available on the e-PG Pathshala platform during the lockdown.

Here’s the direct link to UGC MOOCs.

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