Which universities in India have the most online learners?
More than 20 universities across India have been named in the 2016 edition of the International Ranking of Online Learning (IROL), a list compiled by the Oxford University Press, which ranks the top 20 online learning programs globally.
The top 20 universities in the IROL 2016 include IIT Delhi, IIM Ahmedabad, IIMs Delhi, IIT Madras, IAS Kharagpur, IIMS Madras and IIMs Kanpur.
It is followed by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), which is ranked second in the list, followed by IIT-Delhi and IIM-Ahmedabad.
According to a report by IROL, over 100,000 online learners in India are enrolled across different universities, which have their respective campuses listed in the index.
The report further revealed that over 30 per cent of all online learners are enrolled in over 3,000 universities across the country.
The universities ranked in the top 5 of the list are IIM, IIPM, IIPS, IISc and IIT Bombay.
The number of online learners from these universities has increased by over 15 per cent in the last year.
While the number of students enrolled at IIPM has increased nearly 40 per cent from last year, IIAS Khagpur is the only university to have seen a decline in its online learning population.
The university, which has been ranked third, has been witnessing a decline of over 50 per cent.
The number of IIPM students enrolled has increased over 4,000 per cent, which is over 20 per cent more than in 2015.
IIPM’s online learning program has more than doubled its enrolment in the past two years.
In 2014, there were over 13,000 IIPM learners enrolled in the online learning environment.
The report also said that while IIPS has seen a significant increase in its enrolments in the recent years, it has been following a similar trajectory to IIPM in terms of enrolment.
The institute, which was ranked fifth, has seen an enrolment increase of over 60 per cent over the last two years, up from 4,200 in 2014.
IIPS’ enrolment also doubled in the year 2014 from 464 students to 1,816 in 2015, which represents an increase of 60 per the last decade.
In terms of students who have completed their degree at IIPS and have completed a certificate program at IIAS, the institute has seen more than a doubling of its enrolmented students in the same time period.
This is largely due to IIPS students completing their degree with a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree.IIPS has witnessed a significant improvement in the enrolment of students from IIPM.
IIM has seen the number enrolments increase from 975 in 2014 to 1.8 million in 2015 as compared to 1 million in 2014, and a further increase of 50 per per cent compared to the previous year.
The same trend is happening for IIPS M students, who have also witnessed a notable increase of enrolments from 965 in 2014 for the same period to 1 lakh in 2015 for the exact same period.
IIAS also saw an increase in enrolment from 815 in 2014-15 to 1.,973 in 2015-16, an increase which is a significant rise over the years.
While IIPM and IIPS have witnessed a sharp increase in the number enrolled, they have also seen the increase of the number with an Associate’s degree in terms to the number in the Bachelor’s program.
As of 2016, over 7,000 students are enrolled as Associate’s at IIM and more than 2,500 as Associate in the Master’s program at the IIAS.