IIT Bombay is offering a free online course on PHP and MySQL for interested participants on the SWAYAM platform. This AICTE approved FDP course is basically a spoken tutorial that participants can access once they are registered on the platform. The entire course can be completed in 15 weeks, and are self-explanatory in nature. There are both audio and video study materials available.

The course instructor is Kannan M Moudgalya who is a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. He has a BTech in chemical engineering from IIT Madras, a Master’s in electrical engineering and a PhD in chemical engineering from Rice University. The Spoken Tutorial Project has been funded by the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Benefits of Taking the IIT Bombay Free Online Course on Open Source Resources PHP and MySQL

This course comprises 57 audio-video spoken tutorials, which can be used to self-learn PHP programming language. Some of the benefits of taking the course are as follows:

  • PHP can be used to develop large websites like e-commerce sites, e-learning management systems, content management systems and so on.
  • Social media sites like Facebook has codes based on PHP and MySQL as database to store information of over 1 billion users.
  • PHP and MySQL has a large user and development community.
  • PHP is the most preferred language for web development for freelance developers across the world.
  • PHP and MySQL offer flexibility and scalability, high speed and performance, and data protection among other benefits.

Who Can Take the IIT Bombay Free Online Course on Open Source Resources PHP and MySQL

The course will be most beneficial for the following participants:

  • Software users, developers, working professionals and trainers.
  • Research scholars.
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students doing their computer science, information technology and computer science and technology.

How to Register for IIT Bombay Free Online Course on SWAYAM Platform?

  • Interested participants will have to first have to visit the official website, and then click on the sign-in or register button.
  • Participants can either sign-in using their Google, Microsoft or Facebook accounts or register with the website.
  • To register, participants will have to use the Sign Up button and provide their username, password and email address and verify their accounts using the send verification code option.