SWAYAM : Diploma and Certification Courses details, syllabus

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SWAYAM is an platform providing the opportunity for self-actualisation providing ways for a life-long learning, putting forth virtually every course that is taught at the university/college/school level and these shall be offered by best of the teachers in India and elsewhere.

The courses provided are highly interactive, prepared by the best of teachers from all over the nation and are available, free of cost to the residents in India. The initiative has been taken by the Ministry of Human Resources Development and the aim is to make the arms of education reach out to even the most remote areas pan India.

Courses available for certification

SWAYAM is providing the chance to take up various certification courses to the learners so as to impart skills along than on the trade of their choice. These courses can be taken up at any point of the learning path.

The framework for these courses is designed by the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF). It is a competency-based framework that organizes all qualifications according to a series of levels of knowledge, skills and aptitude.

  • Audio visual media (3)

    There are two courses available in this category- Indian Agricultural Development and Understanding Autism, Aspergers and ADHD.

    Indian Agricultural Development– The course is designed to describe the various phases of the Indian agriculture development starting from the prehistoric agriculture to the modern agriculture. It identifies the traditions, belief and agricultural practices followed by the Indian farmers. The course is delivered through 40 video lessons in a span of three months. Every week, learners will have to go through the video lessons.

    Understanding Autism, Aspergers and ADHD– This course was developed by the University of Derby to help raise awareness and encourage communication and education about autism, Asperger’s and ADHD. One of the most common childhood conditions, ADHD can continue through adolescence and into adulthood (NICE, 2013). In the UK alone, around 700,000 people are on the autism spectrum (National Autism Society,2016).

  • Photography (1)

    The course provided under this category is Document Processing and organisation. The course covers various aspects related to processing and organizing documents in a library. It is divided into three parts, viz. Classification, Cataloguing and Filing and Shelving.

  • Research (2)

    The course provided in this category is Indian Agricultural Development. The course is designed to describe the various phases of the Indian agriculture development starting from the prehistoric agriculture to the modern agriculture. It identifies the traditions, belief and agricultural practices followed by the Indian farmers. The course is delivered through 40 video lessons in a span of three months. Every week, learners will have to go through the video lessons.

  • Sociology (1)

    The course provided under this category is Glimpses Of Indian Social Legislation And Social Welfare. This course will provide the opportunity to know the Indian Social Structure and its background in the rural context, how Constitution was framed, Fundamental Rights and duties, Constitutional Provisions for various sectors of the population particularly women, children, scheduled section of population etc., as social welfare.

  • Hindi (2)

    There are three courses in this category- Hindi Bhasha SanrachnaPrachin Hindi Kavya and Basics of Russian: Communication Skills- Part 1.

    Hindi Bhasha Sanrachna– It is through the means of a language that we communicate. That is why the timing and placing of our words is important, so as to create the right impact. Hence, this course is developed to urge love towards language among the learners and prompt them to take initiative.

    Prachin Hindi Kavya– By ‘pracheen’, it is meant the age before technology. It truly was then when poetry was in its purest form. The course will be teaching poetry from Soor Das, Tulsi Das, Kabir Das, Jigyasi, Mirabai, Ghananand, etc.

    Basics of Russian: Communication Skills- Part 1– The aim of the course is to introduce learners to the basics of the Russian Language and gradually builds competence in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing with Russian cultural understanding. A communicative method of Teaching has been used for this course.

  •  Russian (1)

    The course available in this category is Basics of Russian: Communication Skills- Part 1 Theory. The Basics of Russian: Communication Skills- Part 1 (Theory) is 12 weeks course which aims at providing beginners with basics of Russian Language. The objective of the programme is to introduce learners to the basics of Russian grammar and phonetics so that they can listen, speak, read and write Russian in an accurate manner. The programme is bilingual (Russian/English) in medium and has Self Learning Material integrated with Audio Visual components, which will further enhance their learning capacity.

  • Automation (1)

    The course available in the category is Library Automation and Digitisation. The introduction of the microcomputers brought about a transition from manual systems to automated systems in housekeeping operations of the libraries. The library collections have also changed over the years. More and more multimedia resources are getting added in the library collection. Another major trend is towards digitisation of the collection and building digital repositories.

  • ICT (1)

    The course available in the category is Information Sources and Library Services. The course deals with information sources and library services. It gives detailed information about categories of information sources and how to evaluate them.

  • Services (2)

    The course available in the category is Indian Agricultural Development. The course is designed to describe the various phases of the Indian agriculture development starting from the prehistoric agriculture to the modern agriculture. It identifies the traditions, belief and agricultural practices followed by the Indian farmers. The course is delivered through 40 video lessons in a span of three months. Every week, learners will have to go through the video lessons.

  • Computer Science (3)

    There are two courses covered in the category- Technology of Fermented, Cheese, Ice-cream and By-products and Indian Agricultural Development.

    The technology of Fermented, Cheese, Ice-cream and By-products– The Course “Technology of Fermented, Cheese, Ice cream and Dairy By-products” acquaints the participants with the manufacturing aspects of these dairy products.  The food entrepreneurs can diversify and set up the dairy units for production of these products. The margin profit is also quite high in this category of dairy products. Keeping in view the potential of these value added products, this course has been introduced.

    Indian Agricultural Development– The course is designed to describe the various phases of the Indian agriculture development starting from the prehistoric agriculture to the modern agriculture. It identifies the traditions, belief and agricultural practices followed by the Indian farmers. The course is delivered through 40 video lessons in a span of three months. Every week, learners will have to go through the video lessons.

  • Environment (3)

    The category entertains three courses- Environmental Studies IISustainable Management of Biodiversity and Indian Agricultural Development.

    Environmental Studies II– “Environmental studies for undergraduates” is a common core module syllabus for environmental science at the undergraduate level and is used by every university in the country. The environmental core module has been integrated into the teaching programmes of all undergraduate courses in higher education. The course will be stretching for minimum 13 weeks.

    Sustainable Management of Biodiversity–  This course provides an understanding of the concept and principle of biodiversity science. The course provides detailed information on the values of biodiversity, causes as well as current crisis, and consequences of biodiversity loss. The course provides the opportunities for biodiversity mainstreaming by stressing the role of biodiversity in achieving the SDGs.

    Indian Agricultural Development– The course is designed to describe the various phases of the Indian agriculture development starting from the prehistoric agriculture to the modern agriculture. It identifies the traditions, belief and agricultural practices followed by the Indian farmers. The course is delivered through 40 video lessons in a span of three months. Every week, learners will have to go through the video lessons.

  • Home Science (1)

    There are two courses covered under this category- Home Science and Indian Agricultural Development.

    Home Science-Home science is a practically oriented course to empower and inspire women and youth (both boys and girls). There are five specializations namely Food and Nutrition, Human development, Resource management, Clothing and textile and Extension and communication.

    Indian Agricultural Development– The course is designed to describe the various phases of the Indian agriculture development starting from the prehistoric agriculture to the modern agriculture. It identifies the traditions, belief and agricultural practices followed by the Indian farmers. The course is delivered through 40 video lessons in a span of three months. Every week, learners will have to go through the video lessons.

  • Zoology (1)

    The course available in the category is Indian Agricultural Development. The course is designed to describe the various phases of the Indian agriculture development starting from the prehistoric agriculture to the modern agriculture. It identifies the traditions, belief and agricultural practices followed by the Indian farmers. The course is delivered through 40 video lessons in a span of three months. Every week, learners will have to go through the video lessons.

Courses available for diploma

Learners with a Secondary School Completion Certificate are eligible to take up Diploma or Vocational Courses to enhance their skills in their trade of choice at SWAYAM. They can opt for Undergraduate courses after successful completion of the Diploma course.

There is, though, variations in the academic qualification prescribed for the trade from class IX to Class XII pass depending upon the trade. The tradewise prescribed qualification is given in the list of the trades covered under Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS).

  • Performing arts (1)

    The Paper 1 in Performing Arts which has Dance /Theatre is on Natyashastra. The detailed study of dance related chapters of Natyashastra and study of Sangitaratnakar. This course will enhance your knowledge of Performing Arts at large.

  • Philosophy (1)

    Going by the dictionary meaning, philosophy is the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline.  The course falls no short to stand up to provide as much as the definition says.

  • Computer Science (1)

    Given the age and time, it is very important to master in a field like that of computer science. To provide fit competition and to progress further to open better job opportunities for self, this skill is a ‘must-have’. Hence, at SWAYAM, a diploma course for the same is available and can be checked out on the online portal.

 

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