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Navigating UGC Guidelines for Non-SWAYAM Platforms: A Case Study of Brightspace

  • Date

    February 23, 2023

    2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
  • Duration

    45 minutes

  • Location
    Time Zone: IST

With technological advancement and rapid adoption, India has witnessed an enhanced acceptance of online education over the last couple of years. Universities and colleges have embraced the Education 4.0 revolution, which promotes inclusive and outcomes-based learning, competency-based education and increased employability. 

Join us for a special webinar, where we explore the UGC’s recommended guidelines to set up an online university for higher education institutions using a NON-SWAYAM platform and how D2L Brightspace, a learning management system, meets these standards. 

Who should join the webinar

  • Institutions that have the approval to deliver online programmes or looking to obtain approval 
  • Have questions on the kind of platforms that can be used to deliver online programmes 
  • Already have a platform for online programs but are looking to upgrade 

During the session, we’ll cover the following topics: 

  • The UGC’s guidelines for establishing an online university using a NON-SWAYAM learning platform, the 25 parameters 
  • The benefits/need of using a UGC-approved online learning platform 
  • Learn how Brightspace meets the UGC’s parameters as a NON-SWAYAM platform 
  • Key/mandatory features for an online platform 
  • Tips to encourage collaboration between IT and Academic departments during the implementation of change 
  • What does success look like for your institution 

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from our expert, Mahesh Subramanian, Senior Solutions Engineer, as we discuss ways to lean on technology and take your online degree programs to the next level. Attendees will also have the opportunity to discuss, ask questions and learn more about how Brightspace can support their institution’s online education efforts. Sign up now to reserve your spot! 


Mahesh Subramanian Senior Solutions Engineer, Asia

Mahesh Subramanian is a Learning Technologist professional with more than 20+ years of experience in the learning domain. His background and experience in the learning technology domain include application development, team management, building solutions, leading delivery teams, building and managing help desks for LMS platforms. He has managed P&L and strategy, supported business development, and built a multimillion-dollar learning technology. For the past 5 years, he has been working in the K-12 and Higher Education domains for solutions and delivery of learning platforms that can provide online learning to students. He has experience with mobile apps, big data, and ML/AI technology capabilities with a focus on the learning domain. He has worked with LMS applications for global clients across a variety of business domains such as manufacturing, retail, pharmaceutical, learning organisations, etc.

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