Swayam Prabha

CEC is the National Coordinator for Non-Technology undergraduate (UG) and post-graduate (PG) programs for 11 SWAYAM Prabha DTH Channels that use (2) GSAT-15 transponders to telecast high quality educational programmes round the clock.

Each channel telecasts 6 to 8 hours of fresh programmes every day which are repeated 3 times a day, allowing learners to view them at their convenience. The channels are free-to-air and can be viewed on DD Free dish and DishTV. CEC runs an exclusive 24x7 CEC-UGC Higher Education DTH channel - Vyas. Round-the-clock transmission is based on curriculum as well as enrichment programmes where 3 hrs live lectures and 9 hrs of recorded content is broadcast Monday to Friday, and 12 hrs of recorded content is broadcast on Saturday and Sunday. The educational content is broadcast on various subjects to supplement classroom teaching. The channel is also webcast on CEC’s website and www.webcast.gov.in web portal of Government of India. Recently, Vyas Channel has also been made part of SWAYAM Prabha DTH Channels bouquet.
Channel Organization for 11 SWAYAM Prabha DTH Channels (1 to 10 & 21)
Channel Number
Subject Coverage
Name of Channels
SWAYAM Prabha 01
Language and Literature
SWAYAM Prabha 02
History, Culture & Philosophy
SWAYAM Prabha 03
Social & Behavioral Sciences
SWAYAM Prabha 04
Education and Home Science
SWAYAM Prabha 05
Information, Communication and Management Studies
SWAYAM Prabha 06
Law and Legal Studies
SWAYAM Prabha 07
Economics and Commerce
SWAYAM Prabha 08
Physical and Earth Sciences
SWAYAM Prabha 09
Life Sciences
SWAYAM Prabha 10
Applied Sciences
SWAYAM Prabha 21
Life Sciences