Education 2021 Summary: Machine Learning Has Become India’s Most Popular Online Course, Top 10 Checklist


As 2021 continued to restrict students and employees to online learning and distance work, online courses remained the preferred mode of learning this year. Machine learning, python, and data analytics were the hottest courses among Indians in 2021, according to a report published by Coursera.

The list has been organized by monitoring the number of registrations on the eLearning platform. When it comes to general skills, English for Career Development continued to be the most popular course in India.

The list of top 10 Indian courses was Machine Learning, Programming for Everyone (Introductory Python), Basics: Data, Everywhere English for Career Development, Financial Markets, HTML, CSS and Javascript for Web Developers, Introduction to Psychology, Fundamentals of User Experience (UX) Design, among others.

Meanwhile, Financial Markets was the most taken business course on Coursera in 2021. 2021. Financial Planning for Young Adults by the University of Illinois is another business that the course ranked in the top ten, indicating a growing interest in financial markets and investment advisory jobs.

A report published by Udemy on emerging and expected trends for 2022 mentions that technical skills such as Next.Js, Python scripting and Terraform are booming in India.

Irwin Anand, MD, Udemy India, said: The changing workplace has made learning new skills more important than ever, as employees need to become lifelong learners to remain relevant in the workplace of the future. Every year, we’re able to highlight the most in-demand business skills on the Udemy Business platform, which helps businesses and professionals make informed decisions and stay up to date. In addition, hands-on skills-based learning is important to remain relevant in this evolving nature of work, and being able to adapt to it is essential.


Norma A. Roth