Difference Between NPTEL and SWATAM Education Portals

NPTEL(National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learningis the official SWAYAM national coordinator for engineering section. SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) is a superset National MOOCs portal being developed by Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. of India to ensure best quality education content is produced and delivered to the learners. All NPTEL online certification courses are SWAYAM courses too.  NPTEL delivers only engineering content while SWAYAM covers a wide section of educational contents like Photography, Videography etc.

National Coordinators of SWAYAM

SWAYAM has 8 coordinators across india to cover different sectors of educational content as follows.

S.no National MOOCs Coordinator Sectors
1 NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) Technical/Engineering UG and PG degree departments
2 University Grants Commission (UGC) Non-Technology Post Graduate Degree Programmes.
3 Consortium for Educational Communication Non Technology Under Graduate Degree Programmes
4 IGNOU Diplomas and Certificates Programmes
5 NCERT School Educational Programmes from Class 9th to 12th
6 NIOS Out of School Children Educational Programmes from Class 9th to 12th
7 IIM Bangalore Management Programmes
8 NITTR Chennai Teaching Training Programme