IPR Sta­tus for MOOC to Make it Global Brand

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

SET TO GO EXCLUSIVE IIT stu­dents ap­pear for a test in Patna.

the best of fac­ulty from lead­ing in­sti­tutes, it has re­cently been agreed that the IPR for the course should rest with the In­dian govern­ment in na­tional in­ter­est.

While it will be free for In­dian stu­dents,thereisathought­thattheIPR regime may be re­laxed for cer­tain in­ter­na­tional stu­dents as well in keep­ing with diplo­matic ties.

It is planned that over 2,000 MOOCs will be up­loaded on the SWAYAM plat­form from across school and higher ed­u­ca­tion de­part­ments and it is es­ti­mated that over three lakh stu­dents could be en­rolled within three years.

About 330 course are al­ready pre­pared with a 100 com­ing from the cen­tral uni­ver­si­ties through the Univer­si­tyGrantsCom­mis­sio­n­and


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