Indians Prefer Short-Term Certificate Courses: Study

Mumbai: With technology advancement job dynamics have undergone huge changes as re-skilling has become the of essence for better career option, a study has revealed that adult learners in India have maximum interest in short-term certificate courses as compared to other countries...Read more

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Pearson India has released the findings of its first-ever Pearson Study of Adult Learners at understanding adult learner behaviour and interest in non-degree programmes and certificates. The survey was conducted across six countries — Australia, India, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom aged 18 – 65 years. The survey revealed that Indians were the least price sensitive while choosing a course.

The survey divulges that most of the Indian learners are keen on short courses, of which 23 per cent of learners prefer qualification awarded by a professional body. It highlights that 27 per cent of Indian learners are already pursuing short-term courses while 28 per cent of Indian adult learners plan to take-up single subject short term-course with one-time fee.

With reference to the adoption and demand for degrees, 46 per cent of Indian learners plan to do post graduate and 39 per cent are currently pursuing BA degree courses.

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Pearson India has released the findings of its first-ever Pearson Study of Adult Learners at understanding adult learner behaviour and interest in non-degree programmes and certificates. The survey was conducted across six countries — Australia, India, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom aged 18 – 65 years. The survey revealed that Indians were the least price sensitive while choosing a course.

The survey divulges that most of the Indian learners are keen on short courses, of which 23 per cent of learners prefer qualification awarded by a professional body. It highlights that 27 per cent of Indian learners are already pursuing short-term courses while 28 per cent of Indian adult learners plan to take-up single subject short term-course with one-time fee.

With reference to the adoption and demand for degrees, 46 per cent of Indian learners plan to do post graduate and 39 per cent are currently pursuing BA degree courses.

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Pearson India has released the findings of its first-ever Pearson Study of Adult Learners at understanding adult learner behaviour and interest in non-degree programmes and certificates. The survey was conducted across six countries — Australia, India, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom aged 18 – 65 years. The survey revealed that Indians were the least price sensitive while choosing a course.

The survey divulges that most of the Indian learners are keen on short courses, of which 23 per cent of learners prefer qualification awarded by a professional body. It highlights that 27 per cent of Indian learners are already pursuing short-term courses while 28 per cent of Indian adult learners plan to take-up single subject short term-course with one-time fee.

With reference to the adoption and demand for degrees, 46 per cent of Indian learners plan to do post graduate and 39 per cent are currently pursuing BA degree courses.