UGC SWAYAM exam dates for July 2021 semesters OUT; registration to begin soon
It must be noted that the proctored exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) at designated examination centers throughout the country. Candidates will be able to register for the July semester exams on the SWAYAM home page, swayam.gov.in.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released SWAYAM exam dates for July 2021 semesters that are offered by IGNOU, CEC, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B), National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR).
“The SWAYAM examination for the students, working professionals, lifelong learners, who have enrolled for the July 2021 semesters offered by the National Coordinators, has been scheduled for February 4 and February 5, 2022,” the UGC stated in official notification.
It must be noted that the proctored exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) at designated examination centres throughout the country. Candidates will be able to register for the July semester exams on the SWAYAM home page, swayam.gov.in. UGC has also released the list of SWAYAM courses to be offered for January 2022 semester.
The 'Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM) platform is a Government of India's Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) platform, set up with the objective to ensure that every student in our country has access to the best quality of higher education at an affordable cost, the UGC said in official notification. It further asked the vice-chancellors of universities and college principals in the country to adopt SWAYAM courses for credit transfer and to popularise these courses among students.
Rajnish Jain, Secretary and CVO of UGC said, “Since 2016, a total of 2,448 unique MOOCs have been developed for SWAYAM, 6,945 courses delivered with an enrolment of more than 2.47 crore students. Over 8.63 lakh students approximately have been certified to date.”
During the COVID-19 pandemic, universities and colleges continued to make optimum use of the SWAYAM platform for the benefit of the students/learners for uninterrupted teaching and learning, it added.
Meanwhile, UGC has released a list of SWAYAM programmes that will be offered in the January 2022 semester. It must be noted that UGC offers courses like Animations, Animal Biotechnology, AI: Constraint Satisfaction, Academic writing, Access to justice, Application development. All those students who are interested can now login to the SWAYAM portal-- swayam.gov.in or at ugc.ac.in. By logging into the website students can access the courses that will be offered in January 2022.