Abstract: The semantic web has led to a marvellous development of the current web. This paper presents a review of literature related to semantic web and e-learning. We discuss the current state of semantic web and e-learning to draw the attention of the related researchers to the problems in e-learning. We present a critical evaluation of semantic web in the domain of e-learning and to suggest that semantic web is boon for e-learning.

Keywords: e- learning, knowledge, learner, ontology, semantic web.