Please read this "Terms of Usage" (TOU) agreement before accessing or participating in any course or service made available by SWAYAM with entry- point URL (https://online-degree.swayam.gov.in). By registering or participating in this site, you acknowledge that you have read the terms of use, will comply with them and agree that the terms of use constitutes a binding legal agreement between you & SWAYAM. If you do not understand or do not agree to be bound by the terms of use, please do not access this site. SWAYAM reserves the right to modify TOU at any time without advance notice. Any changes to this "TOU" agreement will be effective immediately upon posting on this page with the updated effective date. Please visit this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of TOU.


You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Site and for your User Postings. "User Postings" include all content submitted, posted, published or distributed on the Site by you or other users of the Site, including but not limited to all forum posts, notes, questions, comments, videos and file uploads. Although SWAYAM does not routinely screen or monitor user postings to the site, SWAYAM reserves the right (but is under no obligation) to remove any prohibited content in its discretion. You agree that you will use the Site in compliance with this TOU agreement, the Honor Code and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations, including copyright laws.


Any change or modification to the Terms of Use will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. We reserve the right to change or modify the Terms of Use at our discretion at any time.


You agree and acknowledge that nothing in these Terms of Use or otherwise, with respect to your access or use of any Online Course or Site (a) enrolls or registers you in any university or other educational institution, or in any course offered by any university or other educational institution, (b) establishes any relationship between you and any university or other educational institution with which SWAYAM may be affiliated, or (c) entitles you to access or use the resources of any university or other educational institution beyond the Online Courses provided by the Sites. In addition you agree and acknowledge that neither user posting nor the content on any links to other websites, are screened, moderated, approved, reviewed or endorsed by SWAYAM. SWAYAM is not responsible or liable for content of any postings therein.


All content or other materials available on the Sites, including but not limited to code, images, text, layouts, arrangements, displays, illustrations, audio and video clips, HTML files and other content are the property of SWAYAM and/or its affiliates or licensors and are protected by copyright. All rights in the Site and its content, if not expressly granted, are reserved by SWAYAM.


By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you affirm, represent and warrant (1) that you have the necessary rights, licenses, consents and/or permissions to reproduce and publish the User Postings and to authorize SWAYAM and its users to reproduce, modify, publish and otherwise use and distribute your User Postings in a manner consistent with the licenses granted by you below, and (2) that neither your submission of your User Postings nor the exercise of the licenses granted below will infringe or violate the rights of any third party. You, and not SWAYAM, are solely responsible for your User Postings and the consequences of posting or publishing them.


Privacy Policy covers all information we collect from you through our Site. Including but not limited to personal Information, when you sign up for a user account, participate in online courses, register for the proctored exam, send us email messages and/or participate in our public forums. In addition collection of certain usage information about student performance and patterns of learning might occur. This includes tracking information indicating, among other things, which pages of our Site were visited, the order in which they were visited, when they were visited and which hyperlinks and other user interface controls were used, etc. We may also log the IP address, operating system and browser software used by each user of the Site, and we may be able to determine from an IP address a user's Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity. Various web analytics tools are used to collect this information.


Please note that we review our privacy practices from time to time, and that these practices are subject to change. Any change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on our Site. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.


The Sites may include hyperlinks to sites maintained or controlled by others. Neither SWAYAM nor the Participating Institutions do not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these sites. These other websites are not under our control, and you acknowledge and agree that SWAYAM is not responsible for the collection and use of your information by such websites.


Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content on this Portal, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. In no event will the Government or NIC be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Portal. Links to other websites that have been included on this Portal are provided for public convenience only.

Material featured on this Portal may be reproduced free of charge after taking proper permission by sending a mail to us. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India.

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