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India’s Society And Media MOOCs Course Among Top Free Online Courses

The course stands tall alongside the courses belonging to some of the top universities of the world such as MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Cardiff, Yale, Cornell, Princeton, Monash, Tel Aviv, Tshinghua, Wharton School among others.

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Society and Media SWAYAM MOOCs Course sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC) has been ranked among the Top 100 courses in the Best Online Course of All Time by Class Central, an independent MOOCs courses aggregator. The course made it to the final list after competing with more than 15,000 Online MOOCs courses belonging to more than 100 world renowned institutions.Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi is the host Institution for the course.

The course is the only Media related course in the list of Top 100 courses released by the website. The 2020 rankings are based on the reviews of more than 1.25 lakh online learners. The course stands tall alongside the courses belonging to some of the top universities of the world such as MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Cardiff, Yale, Cornell, Princeton, Monash, Tel Aviv, Tshinghua, Wharton School among others.

The course is currently in its second run on the SWAYAM platform which functions under the aegis of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The course was launched in 2019 on the platform. Dr. Durgesh Tripathi of University School of Mass Communication, GGSIPU is the Course Coordinator for Society and Media course.

Class Central has been releasing the rankings of The Best Online Courses of All Time from 2016 omwards. The website has more than 2 million registered users and attracts around 40 million unique visitors each year.


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