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ISRO Is Offering a Free Online Certificate Course: Check If You Can Apply & How to Do So

ISRO Is Offering a Free Online Certificate Course: Check If You Can Apply & How to Do So

The course is open for government officials, faculty members of UGC/AICTE approved universities and their affiliated colleges.

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Aimed to upskill college professors, lecturers along with scientists and engineers, the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) under the Indian Research Space Organisation (ISRO) – is offering a free short term online course on Remote Sensing & GIS Technology.

IIRS has been conducting the National Natural Resources Management System (NNRMS)-ISRO sponsored training programme since 1994. But as the classroom-based course had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the institute is organising this Short Online Certificate Course.

Course Details

The course would cover concepts like:
-Remote Sensing
-Image Processing
-GPS/GNSS
-GIS technologies and their application in various domains (Coastal & Ocean Sciences, Agriculture & Soils, Geosciences, Forest Resources & Ecosystem Analysis, Water Resources, Urban & Regional Studies, and Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Management).

Eligibility & Requirements:

  • The course is for government officials who wish to develop an understanding of the subject and utilise the knowledge in their field of interest.
  • Faculty members of UGC/AICTE approved universities and their affiliated colleges.
  • Scientists/Engineers/ Officers and scientific/technical staff working in the Central/ State Govt. organisations/ institutions.
  • You are required to submit a proof of your employment at the time of online registration such as ID card issued by your employer or a letter certifying your employment.
  • The online certificate will be awarded to all participants provided they receive the qualifying marks in an online examination and maintain minimum attendance criteria.

Important Dates

Last date for application – 8 June 2020
Course commencement – 13 June 2020
Course end – 1 July 2020

Note: From Monday to Saturday, there will be two sessions of one hour each from 10 AM to 1 PM, followed by an interactive session.

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Computer Hardware Needed

  • Working Computer/Laptop (Windows OS)
  • Good quality web camera
  • Headphone with Microphone
  • Speaker

If you wish to enrol for this course, contact:

Dr Vandita Srivastava, Course Coordinator, at 0135-2524137 or Dr A. K. Mishra Course Director, at 0135-2524182.

For more details and to register, click here.

(Edited by Saiqua Sultan)

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