Free Online Education

OCWC (Open Course Ware Consortium) is a group of many world famous universities offering free and quality online education. They provide training materials as audio, video, lecture notes, course material, planning material and evaluation methods freely in digital format. More details are available at

Some of the Online Open Education providers are:

Ø MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Open Courseware Project offers 2,000+ free online courses with their lecture notes in text, audio and video format at

Ø OU (Open University, UK) offers 600+ graduate / post graduate courses with videos and lecture notes at

Ø Carnegie Mellon University offers free online education at

Ø Tufts University offers online courses at with lecture notes and assignments in PDF format.

Ø Stanford University offers many courses in association with Apple iTunes U at

Ø University of California, Berkeley offers 100+ courses with webcasts in downloadable format at

Ø University of California, Irvine offers audio, lecture notes; permits the students to complete the assignments, exams and earn credits at

Ø Utah State University offers open courseware, free online courses and credits at

Ø Kutztown University of Pennsylvania – Small Business Development Centre offers many business courses, their texts, interactive case studies, slides, graphics and audio at

Ø University of Southern Queensland offers many courses in many languages at

Ø India also has presence through Indian Institute of Distance Studies at, Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore at, Jawahar Knowledge Centre at and Ken Fuse at


Musical Education

Popular Musical Training Institutions for those who aspires a career / higher education in Music:

Ø KM Music Conservatory at

Ø Faculty of Music and Fine Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Kolkata at

Ø Sree Swati Thirunal College of Music, Thiruvananthapuram at

Ø Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata at

Ø RLV College of Music and Fine Arts, Tripunithura, Kerala at