Difference Between NPTEL and SWATAM Education Portals
NPTEL(National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) is 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|