Pune University Invites Students to Apply For 280 Free Online Courses

New Delhi, 30 September 2022, Free Online Courses: The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) is offering several online credit courses under the ‘Degree Plus’ programme through the Educational Multimedia Research Center (EMMRC) and the Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC).

The ‘Degree Plus’ programme is for students who are currently pursuing Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) from recognized universities. The courses have been made available through tie-ups with educational organizations which include Harvard Business Online, Stanford University, Simply Learn, Celebrity School, and others.

Free Online Courses – Degree Plus

  • ‘Degree Plus’ is an initiative of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) to develop the skills of its young graduates and make them ready for the future.
  • Candidates can apply for the courses throughout the year.
  • After completing the course, candidates can appear for an examination and will be granted a course completion certificate with credit marks.
  • The students will be able to access the courses through video lectures and other study materials.
  • The students will be given assignments and quizzes to complete within 24 hours.
  • The courses are available on the SWAYAM portal and the official website of Degree Plus. 
  • The online courses will be based on multiple disciplines, namely, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Management, Commerce, Physical Education, Pharmaceuticals, Science, Law and others.
  • Through ‘Degree Plus’, students will be able to get updated knowledge in information technology, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, economics, etc.
  • All the courses are available through online mode, out of which more than 250 are free of cost.
  • The course schedule for 2022-23 has been released on the official website – unipune.ac.in.

Free Online Courses – List of Courses under the Degree Plus Programme

Candidates can check the list of courses under the ‘Degree Plus’ programme from the information given below:

Subjects Courses
Fine Arts
  • Aesthetic
  • Portrait Painting
  • Environmental Education
  • History of Arts
  • Composition Painting
  • Graphic Printmaking
  • Graphic Designing
  • Ceramic and Moulds
  • Life Study
  • Printmaking
  • Illustrations
  • Poster Designing
  • Press Advertisement
  • Stone and Wood Carving
  • Indian Aesthetic
Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA)
  • Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com.)
  • Master in Computer Management (MCM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)
  • Master of Financial Management (MFM)
  • Master in Hospital Management (MHM)
  • Master of Philosophy in Management (Phil)
  • Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP)
  • Master of Management Studies (MMS)
  • Master of Event Management (EVM)
  • Master of Business Studies (MBS)
Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)
  • Bachelor of Economics (B.E.)
  • Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (BAF)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Insurance (BBI)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Market (BFM)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – International Business (BBA-IB)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Computer Application (BBA-CA)
  • Industry Oriented Integrated Courses
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Digital Marketing
  • Event Management
  • Professional Photography
Physical Education
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
  • Ph.D. in Education (Interdisciplinary)
  • M.Phil in Education (Interdisciplinary)
  • M.A. (Education.) Interdisciplinary
  • B.Ed. (Vocational)
  • Diploma in Sports Journalism
  • Special Training Course for Teachers of Mentally Retarded persons
  • Spl. Diploma in Education (Hearing Impaired)
Pharmaceuticals Science
  • Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Master of Pharmacy (Partly by papers) (M.Pharm.)
  • Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm.)
  • Quality Assurance Techniques.
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.)
Law
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)
  • Master of Laws
  • Master of Labour Laws and Labour Welfare
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Bachelor of Laws (General)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Five-Year)
  • Bachelor of Social Legal Science (B.S.L)
  • Diploma in Taxation Law
  • Diploma in Co-operative Laws
  • Diploma in Criminology
  • Diploma in legislative Drafting

Note – To read the detailed information regarding course list and duration of the courses, please click here.

Degree Plus – How to Apply for the Free Online Courses?

Candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below to apply for online courses offered by Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU):

Step 1 – Visit the official website of Degree Plus: degreeplus.in.

Step 2 – Navigate to the “Register Now” tab.

Step 3 – Fill in the required details.

Step 4 – Click on the “Enroll Now” tab.

Step 5 – Select the courses of your choice.

Step 7 – Fill in the required information.

Step 8 – Click on the “Submit” tab.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.1 How many free online courses are offered by SPPU?

The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) is offering a total of 280 courses for students who are currently pursuing the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from recognized universities.

Q2. What is the fee for the SPPU online courses?

The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) is offering around 280 online courses that are free of cost.

Q3. Are applications for the SPPU online courses out yet?

Yes! Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has released the application form on the official website of Degree Plus, degreeplus.in.

Q4. What is the name of the programme under which SPPU is offering free online courses?

The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has launched the ‘Degree Plus’ programme for students who are currently pursuing the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.). The programme consists of several online courses across various fields.

Q5. What is the duration of free online courses offered by SPPU?

The duration of online courses offered by Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) depends on the selected course. The minimum duration of courses is 1 month, and the maximum duration of courses is 4 years.

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