Due to the Rising demand for emerging technology Specialists, Machine Learning (ML) Has Been the most subscribed subject by Indians Around Coursera in 2018, the US-based online education company said on Wednesday.
Technology classes constituted 80 percent of the listing of the 10 most well-known classes. Besides ML, Artificial Intelligence and Python programming were another major courses on the platform.
The list reveals that students selected the Coursera platform to satisfy career progress, personal development or understanding construction, the company said.
“Technology is playing a vital role and changing how we operate and hence it isn’t surprising to see technician courses dominating the listing. With a goal to transform lifestyles, we strive to bring about courses to teach the most in-demand abilities,” said Raghav Gupta, Director – India and Asia-Pacific, in a statement.
This indicates that more students throughout the country are choosing up online instruction, driven by greater technological infrastructure, affordability and the growing recognition and acceptance of online certificates and degrees by employers.
“Indians place enormous value in the power of education and often perceive it as a way of social and economic freedom. The country is sitting on an untapped goldmine – a demographic dividend in a otherwise aging world,” Gupta explained.
“Though students from the metros constitute the significant learner pie, we see a growing adoption from learners in tier 2 and 3 cities,” he added.
Coursera has 38 million enrolled learners from all over the world taking classes from 160 university and more than 20 industry partners.
India stands as the second biggest and fastest growing market for Coursera, with over 3.7 million learners, where an extra 75,000 students are added every month.