Swayam Prabha, a great initiative by the Ministry of Human Resource Development under which 32 DTH channels are being used to telecast live lectures on different education subjects. 32 DTH channels through DTH (Direct to Home) are being used to broadcast study content for school and college students.
Launched on 9th July, 2017 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, high quality educational content is being broadcasted on these channels using the GSAT-15 satellite. The channels provides at least 4 hour of new content every day while the content is repeated 5 times throughout the day which allows the students to pick time to lean as per their convenience.
The archive of the content provided on Swayam Prabha channels is available to watch on Youtube while the channels can be watched live on two DTH services including Dish TV and DD Free Dish.
Watch Swayam Prabha Channels Online
The archive content of all 32 Swayam Prabha channels can be viewed online on Youtube and the Swayam Prabha mobile app. Below are the links to watch Swayam Brabha Channels online.
|Channel No.||Channel Name||Channel Route/Parent||Watch Online|
|Channels 01-10 are managed by CEC, New Delhi. National Coordinator is Dr.Rajbir Singh, Director, CEC, New Delhi.|
|1||Channel 01: CEC/UGC: Humanities- 1, Language and Literature||EMRC, EFLU, Hyderabad (The English and Foreign Languages University)||Click to Watch|
|2||Channel 02: CEC/UGC: Humanities- 2, Arts, History,Philosophy and related Subjects||CEC, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|3||Channel 03: CEC/UGC: Social Science -1, Sociology, Political Science and related subjects||CEC, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|4||Channel 04: CEC/UGC: Social Science – 2, Education, Psychology, Home Science and related subjects||CEC, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|5||Channel 05: CEC/UGC: Social Science – 3, Management, Library Science, Information Science and related subjects||EMRC / MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|6||Channel 06: CEC/UGC: Social Science – 4, Law, Legal Studies, Human Rights and related subjects||EMRC, Punjabi University, Patiala||Click to Watch|
|7||Channel 07: CEC/UGC: Economics, Commerce and Finance||EMRC, Gujarat University,Ahmedabad||Click to Watch|
|8||Channel 08: CEC/UGC: Physical sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and related Subjects||EMRC ,University of Calicut||Click to Watch|
|9||Channel 09: CEC/UGC: Life Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Bio-Science and related subjects||EMRC, Kashmir University, Srinagar||Click to Watch|
|10||Channel 10: CEC/UGC: Applied Sciences, Allied Physical and Chemical sciences and related subjects||EMRC, Anna University, Chennai||Click to Watch|
|Channels 11 to 18 are Managed by NPTEL. National Coordinator: Prof. Kushal Sen, IIT Delhi|
|11||Channel 11: NPTEL: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and related Subjects||IIT Kharagpur||Click to Watch|
|12||Channel 12: NPTEL: Civil Engineering and related subjects||IIT Delhi||Click to Watch|
|13||Channel 13: NPTEL: Computer Science and Engineering||IIT Kharagpur||Click to Watch|
|14||Channel 14: NPTEL: Electrical engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and related subjects||IIT Delhi||Click to Watch|
|15||Channel 15: NPTEL: Engineering Sciences and general subjects for engineering||IIT Madras||Click to Watch|
|16||Channel 16: NPTEL: Humanities, Social Sciences and Management||IIT Kanpur||Click to Watch|
|17||Channel 17: NPTEL: Mechanical Engineering and related subjects||IIT Kanpur||Click to Watch|
|18||Channel 18: NPTEL: Mathematics, Physics, Metallurgy and related subjects||IIT Tirupati / IIT Madras||Click to Watch|
|Channels 19 -22 are managed for high School students by IIT Delhi and is called IIT PAL. The National Coordinator is Prof. Ravi Soni, IIT Delhi|
|19||Channel 19: IIT PAL: Biology||IIT PAL 1 IIT Delhi||Click to Watch|
|20||Channel 20: IIT PAL: Chemistry||IIT PAL 2, IIT Delhi||Click to Watch|
|21||Channel 21: IIT PAL: Mathematics||IIT PAL 3. IIT Delhi||Click to Watch|
|22||Channel 22: IIT PAL: Physics||IIT PAL 4, IIT Delhi||Click to Watch|
|Channels 23 to 26 are managed by IGNOU New Delhi. The National Coordinator is Prof. Uma Kanjilal, IGNOU, New Delhi|
|23||Channel 23: IGNOU: Liberal Arts and Humanities||IGNOU, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|24||Channel 24: IGNOU: Agriculture, Vocational and Allied Sciences||IGNOU, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|25||Channel 25: IGNOU: Culture||IGNOU, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|26||Channel 26: IGNOU: State Open Universities’ programs||IGNOU, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|Channels 27 and 28 are managed by the NIOS, New Delhi. The National Coordinator is Prof. C. B. Sharma, Chairman, NIOS|
|27||Channel 27: NIOS: Secondary School Education||NIOS, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|28||Channel 28: NIOS: Higher Secondary School Education||NIOS, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|Channels 29 and 30 are managed QEEE, IIT Madras. Prof. Ahsok Jhunjhunwala, IIT Madras is the National Coordinator|
|29||Channel 29: QEEE: QEEE 1 (Live classes in Engineering and Technology)||IIT Madras||Click to Watch|
|30||Channel 30: NPTEL: Mathematics||IIT Madras||Click to Watch|
|Channel 31 is managed by NCERT|
|31||Channel 31: NCERT: School and Teacher Education||NCERT, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
|Channel 32 is managed by IGNOU and NIOS jointly|
|32||Channel 32: IGNOU and NIOS: Teacher Education||IGNOU and NIOS, New Delhi||Click to Watch|
NOTE: Click on the Youtube Icon against the topic row in the last column of the table to watch the lecture online on Youtube.
Watch Swayam Prabha Channels On Dish TV
All the 32 channels of Swayam Prabha can also be watched on Dist TV DTH and DD Free Dish. To watch the channels on Dish TV, switch to channel number 2001 onwards. Channels on Dish TV are available with the name “MHRD ‘Channel Number'”, i.e. for channel number 1, it is “MHRD 1” on Dish TV channel number 2001.
Instructions to configure and watch Swayam Prabha channels on DD Free Dish are given at the below link.
Download Swayam Prabha App
The schedule, program timings and archive videos of lectures is also available on the Swayam Prabha android app which can be downloaded from the below link.
For more details about the Swayam Prabha, visit the official website at www.swayamprabha.gov.in.