Govt Initiate Swayam Prabha Free DTH Channel for Education


It’s a Good News for the Students. Govt Initiating Swayam Prabha Free DTH Channel for the students to learn from home without the Internet.

Yes, You can learn from your home. Yout TV is now your new classroom.

Swayam Prabha is a group of 32 DTH Channels going to telecast high-quality educational Program on 24/7 basis using GSAT-15 satellite.

All the Educational Contents will be provided by NPTEL, IITs, UGC, CEC, IGNOU, NCERT and NIOS.

Swayam Prabha Free DTH Channel for EducationThe web portal of Swayam Prabha will be maintained by INFLIBNET – Information and Library Network Centers, Gandhi Nagar.

Which are the courses will be covered by Swayam Prabha?

The initiative will cover the courses from School level to Higher Education along with Competitive Exam.

In the Higher Education Model, Students will get the curriculum based contents for Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in diverse disciplines such as Arts, Science, commerce, performing arts, social sciences, and humanities, engineering, technology, law, medicine, agriculture, etc.

All the courses would be Certification ready. SO, you will be eligible for certification after completion of each course.

For the School Education, it will cover the content from 9th to 12th Class along with the teachers training.

Students will get the clarity on the subjects which will help them for COmpetitive preparation and for the admission to the Professional Courses.

All the aspirants of the competitive Exams will also get the right content to amplify the preparation level.

All the courses will be free and easily available with your DTH channels.

Scheduling of Channels for Swayam Prabha Program

32 Channels are already scheduled for entire education programs. You can tune any of the channels as per your learning requirements.

You can also get the repeat of the session if missed any of them.

SL No Channel Name Route/Parent
Channels 01-10 are managed by CEC, New Delhi. National Coordinator is Prof. Jagat Bhushan Nadda, Director, CEC, New Delhi.
1 Channel 01: CEC/UGC: Humanities- 1, Language and Literature EMRC, EFLU, Hyderabad
2 Channel 02: CEC/UGC: Humanities- 2, Arts, History, Philosophy and related Subjects CEC, New Delhi
3 Channel 03: CEC/UGC: Social Science -1, Sociology, Political Science and related subjects EMRC Jodhpur
4 Channel 04: CEC/UGC: Social Science – 2, Education, Psychology, Home Science and related subjects CEC, New Delhi
5 Channel 05: CEC/UGC: Social Science – 3, Management, Library Science, Information Science and related subjects MCRC Jamia Milia
6 Channel 06: CEC/UGC: Social Science – 4, Law, Legal Studies, Human Rights and related subjects EMRC Patiala
7 Channel 07: CEC/UGC: Economics, Commerce and Finance EMRC Ahmadabad
8 Channel 08: CEC/UGC: Physical sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and related Subjects EMRC, University of Calicut
9 Channel 09: CEC/UGC: Life Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Bio-Science and related subjects EMRC, Kashmir University, Srinagar
10 Channel 10: CEC/UGC: Applied Sciences, Allied Physical and Chemical Sciences and related subjects EMRC, Anna University, Chennai
Channels 11 to 18 are Managed by NPTEL. National Coordinator: Prof. Kushal Sen, IIT Delhi
11 Channel 11: NPTEL: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and related Subjects IIT Kharagpur
12 Channel 12: NPTEL: Civil Engineering and related subjects IIT Delhi
13 Channel 13: NPTEL: Computer Science and Engineering IIT Kharagpur
14 Channel 14: NPTEL: Electrical engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and related subjects IIT Delhi
15 Channel 15: NPTEL: Engineering Sciences and general subjects for engineering IIT Madras
16 Channel 16: NPTEL: Humanities, Social Sciences, and Management IIT Kanpur
17 Channel 17: NPTEL: Mechanical Engineering and related subjects IIT Kanpur
18 Channel 18: NPTEL: Mathematics, Physics, Metallurgy and related subjects IIT Tirupati / IIT Madras
Channels 19 -22 are managed for High School students by IIT Delhi and is called IIT PAL. The National Coordinator is Prof. Ravi Soni, IIT Delhi
19 Channel 19: IIT PAL: Biology IIT PAL 1 IIT Delhi
20 Channel 20: IIT PAL: Chemistry IIT PAL 2, IIT Delhi
21 Channel 21: IIT PAL: Mathematics IIT PAL 3. IIT Delhi
22 Channel 22: IIT PAL: Physics IIT PAL 4, IIT Delhi
Channels 23 to 26 are managed by IGNOU New Delhi. The National Coordinator is Prof. Uma Kanjilal, IGNOU, New Delhi
23 Channel 23: IGNOU: Liberal Arts and Humanities IGNOU, New Delhi
24 Channel 24: IGNOU: Agriculture, Vocational and Allied Sciences IGNOU, New Delhi
25 Channel 25: IGNOU: Culture IGNOU, New Delhi
26 Channel 26: IGNOU: State Open Universities’ programs IGNOU, New Delhi
Channels 27 and 28 are managed by the NIOS, New Delhi. The National Coordinator is Prof. C. B. Sharma, Chairman, NIOS
27 Channel 27: NIOS: Secondary School Education NIOS, New Delhi
28 Channel 28: NIOS: Higher Secondary School Education NIOS, New Delhi
Channels 29 and 30 are managed QEEE, IIT Madras. Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, IIT Madras is the National Coordinator
29 Channel 29: QEEE: QEEE 1 (Live classes in Engineering and Technology) IIT Madras
30 Channel 30: NPTEL: Mathematics IIT Madras
Channel 31 is managed by NCERT
31 Channel 31: NCERT: School and Teacher Education NCERT, New Delhi
Channel 32 is managed by IGNOU and NIOS jointly
32 Channel 32: IGNOU and NIOS: Teacher Education IGNOU and NIOS, New Delhi

Now interrupt free learning is in your hand. You just have to tune it.

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