10 most popular online courses in India in 2021; Machine learning tops Coursera's list

Besides machine learning, programming, data analysis, English for career development, and some psychology courses are popular among Indian learners.

10 most popular online courses in India in 2021; Machine learning tops Coursera's list 10 most popular online courses on Coursera in India
Vagisha Kaushik | Dec 6, 2021 - 9:03 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Machine learning is the most popular online course in India in 2021, according to Coursera. Offered by Stanford University, the course tops the list of most popular courses on the platform among Indian learners.

“As per Future of Jobs 2020 by the World Economic Forum, AI and Machine Learning Specialists, Data Analysts and Data Scientists are emerging job roles. Therefore, graduates and professionals are keen to explore the domain and gain specialized skills,” said Coursera in a statement.

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Apart from machine learning, Foundations: Data, Data, Everywhere course by Google is also a popular choice among Indian learners to gain skills such as data visualization, data analysis, data cleaning, SQL and data processing.

10 most popular courses in India in 2021

S.No.

Course Name

Partner Name

1

Machine Learning

Stanford University

2

Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python)

University of Michigan

3

Foundations: Data, Data, Everywhere

Google

4

English for Career Development

University of Pennsylvania

5

Financial Markets

Yale University

6

HTML, CSS, and Javascript for Web Developers

Johns Hopkins University

7

Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

Deep Teaching Solutions

8

The Science of Well-Being

Yale University

9

Introduction to Psychology

Yale University

10

Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design

Google

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10 most popular Data Science courses in India in 2021

S.No.

Course Name

Partner Name

1

Machine Learning

Stanford University

2

Foundations: Data, Data, Everywhere

Google

3

Introduction to Machine Learning

Duke University

4

What is Data Science?

IBM

5

Getting Started with AWS Machine Learning

Amazon Web Services

6

Ask Questions to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Google

7

Python for Data Science, AI & Development

IBM

8

Neural Networks and Deep Learning

DeepLearning.AI

9

Introduction to Data Analytics

IBM

10

Prepare Data for Exploration

Google

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Besides honing technical skills, learners are also enrolling in courses that teach happiness and well-being. The Science of Well-Being and Introduction to Psychology offered by Yale University are highly popular courses on the platform, the statement further said.


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