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AMU launches 31 online courses under SWAYAM initiative

Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University has launched 31 new courses for SWAYAM for the academic session 2024-25.

The courses, range from various disciplines, including Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Wildlife Sciences, Forensic Medicine, Commerce, Economics, English, Geography, Public Administration, Sociology, Political Science, Library and Information Science, Law, Psychology, Urdu, Hindi and Sunni Theology, have been designed keeping in mind the requirements of the learners from across the country.

AMU’s Department of Computer Science has developed these courses in collaboration with the NPTEL, IIT Madras and funded by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. These courses have been launched on the SWAYAM portal, and are open for enrolment, free of cost.

University’s SWAYAM Coordinator Prof Aasim Zafar informed that learners from any University could enroll in these online courses as per their requirements. Starting July 22, out of the 31 courses, 28 will run for 12 weeks, while three will conclude in eight weeks.

Vice Chancellor Prof Naima Khatoon expressed confidence that learners across the country will benefit from the quality content courses and rich expertise of learned faculty members of AMU. She also appreciated University teachers for their efforts.

Mohammad Imran, Registrar, assured assistance in further strengthening the facilities for the development and launching of MOOCs for the SWAYAM platform.

The varied courses include Plant Physiology and Metabolism, Business Tourism, Entrepreneurship, Management Concept, Database Management Systems, Data Science Using Python, Econometric Methods, Mathematical Methods-I (Economics), etc.

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