Last updated on May 10th, 2021
IIT Bombay invites applications for a free online course on Android App Development on SWAYAM platform.
The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is providing a free online course on Android App development using Kotlin software. Google has announced Kotlin to be an official language on Android. The course will be offered on the SWAYAM platform. It is an eight week course consisting of 10 audio-visual spoken tutorials. The learners can view the tutorials as per their convenience after registering for the course. The application process for the course has begun.
This course has no minimum eligibility requirements. Hence, any interested participant can register and take the course. Students who are interested in app development should register and understand the various aspects. This will surely help students who wish to pursue Computer Science Engineering after JEE Main.
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Steps to Register for the Free Online Course
- Interested candidates can register for the course on the SWAYAM platform.
- The direct link for registering for the course is given here – https://onlinecourses.swayam2.ac.in/aic20_sp02/preview
- You will have to click on the sign up button and provide your personal details like Username, Password and email address.
- The next step is to verify the account by entering the verification code sent on the email address provided by you.
Software Requirements for the Free Online Course
The required laptop configurations and specifications are mentioned under System Requirements on https://developer.android.com/studio/.
- You must have Java installed on your system as the Kotlin software runs on the Java Virtual Machine.
- Learners must ensure that stable high speed internet connection is available while installing and building the first project.
- In order to learn about the setup on an android phone, follow the steps shown in “Getting Started with Hello World App” tutorial video.
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The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has approved this course. The course will be facilitated by Kannan M Moudgalya. He is a professor at IIT Bombay. This 8 week course is suited for undergraduate as well as postgraduate students having interest in app development.