Credit Transfer

Credit Transfer

Learning Courses

Online learning courses to be available

Credit Transfer

Courses on SWAYAM permitted for
credit transfer


SWAYAM to notify courses on
June 1 & Nov 1, every year

Choice of Courses

Up to 40% courses in a Program can be

Adopting MOOCs for Credit Transfer (A Step by Step Guide)

The University through their Competent Authority (EC, AC, BOS), should make amendments in their Ordinances, Rules, Regulations to incorporate provisions for transfer of credits for MOOCs courses as per UGC Regulations.

The University shall select the courses to be permitted for credit transfer through SWAYAM. (eg courses in high demand for which faculty is not available, elective courses or for supplementing teaching-learning process) while ensuring that physical facilities like laboratories, computer facilities, library etc. required for the course are made available free to the students in adequate measure

The University must designate a Course Coordinator/facilitator to guide the students throughout the course and to facilitate/conduct the Lab/Practical sessions/examinations.

The University should widely disseminate information about selected courses and motivate the students through faculty members, notice boards, student forums, workshops and university website etc.

University to facilitate registration of students. Every student enrolled for the course in the University must register for the MOOCs course.

The Host Institution shall evaluate the students registered for MOOCs courses based on discussion forums, quizzes, assignments, sessional and final examinations. The University to assist Host Institution in conducting the final examination.

The University shall incorporate the marks/grades communicated by the Host Institution in the final mark sheet of the student which counts for award of degree/diploma. However, the University shall evaluate the students for the practical/lab component and incorporate these marks/grades in the overall mark sheet of the student.

On receipt of MOOCs completion certificate from Host Institute, the University to give equivalent credit weight (up to 40%) for the credits earned through SWAYAM. No University shall refuse any student for credit mobility for courses earned through MOOCs.


SWAYAM is an instrument for self-actualisation providing opportunities for a life-long learning. Here learner can choose from hundreds of courses.

Virtually every course that is taught at the university / college / school level.

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