ISRO offers free online course with certificate on Global Navigation Satellite System

JThe Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is offering a free online course on Global Navigation Satellite System for interested students and professionals. The course is conducted by its center – Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS).

The course is offered through the IIRS-ISRO e-class platform.

Things to know:

  • The course is open to graduate and postgraduate students of any year.
  • The course is also open to technical or scientific personnel from central or state government, professors or researchers from universities and institutions.
  • The courses will take place over 12 days from February 21 to March 4.
  • Live classes will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays (Monday to Friday).
  • Candidates will receive a certificate after passing an exam after completing the course.
  • Course study materials include lecture slides, video-recorded lectures, open-source software, and demonstration materials on the e-class platform.
  • Course participants will be able to access study materials on the e-class platform.
  • The certificate will be issued within 2-3 weeks of the online exam.
  • The course can be registered either by individuals or through the nodal institute.
  • Interested organizations, universities, departments or institutes must identify a coordinator from their side who will register online at their institute as a nodal center on the IIRS website.
  • The coordinator will approve course participants.

How to register?

  • Register for the course via official site.
  • Once the application has been successfully submitted, you will receive a registration number by mail.
  • Activate your account by clicking on the link provided in the email.
  • Once the account has been activated and the email has been verified, your application will be available for the selection process with the coordinator/director of the institute/course.
  • All approved participants will receive an approval email with their login credentials to the IIRS E-CLASS platform and exam portal.

For more information, read the official guidelines.