Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India has launched a platform for offering Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that is popularly known as SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active learning for Young Aspiring Minds) on 9 th July, 2017. NCERT now offers online courses for the school education system in 11 subject areas (Accountancy, Business Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Economic, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, English and Sociology) for classes XI-XII. Till date these courses have been disseminated in seven cycles. For the current eight cycle, NCERT is offering 28 MOOCs for students of classes XI-XII from December 20, 2021 till May 31.2022.
Keeping in view the current scenario of COVID, these online courses can support continuous learning of the students in a virtual mode. Hence, schools are requested to share this information to all teachers and students and encourage the student to enrol in these courses and take the benefit of these courses.