Pune, 29 September 2022: Along with courses such as BA, B.Com, B.Sc., Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has called on students to participate in the Degree Plus initiative which has been launched for make it “industry ready”.
Launched on a pilot basis last year, the initiative has now made 300-350 world-class courses available to students at less than the initial fee.
This Degree Plus initiative was launched in November 2021 under the leadership of the then Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Nitin Karamalkar. These courses have been made available at the university by signing agreements with various world-class educational and social organizations. These include Harvard Business Online, AWS, Simply Learn, and Celebrity School. Courses from many renowned companies like IBM and Stanford University are included in the deal with EDX.
All of these courses are online and some of these courses are free. The course calendar for the year 2022-23 has also been published on the website. Certificates will also be given to students at the end of the course.
Initially launched on a pilot basis, nearly 26,000 students had enrolled and 5,000 students had been admitted.
To apply for the course, it is advisable to visit the website http://degreeplus.in All students pursuing degrees from Savitribai University Phule Pune and its affiliated colleges can apply for the course. These courses are offered throughout the year and the schedule is announced on the website.
“Through ‘Degree Plus’, students of the university will be able to acquire up-to-date knowledge in information technology, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, economics, culture, etc. Maximum number of students should take advantage of this opportunity” , said Dr. Karbhari Kale, Vice President. -Chancellor, SPPU.
“Savitribai Phule Pune University is probably the only public university in the state to offer world-class courses through Degree Plus. Students should take advantage of this opportunity and colleges should also inform students about it,” said Dr. Sanjeev Sonawane, Pro-Vice Chancellor.