ISRO Offers Free Online Course on Geographical Information System That Can Be Completed in Four Days

ISRO is currently offering a four-day free online course on Geographical Information System for students and professionals through IIRS

ISRO has Invited applications from students and professionals for a free online course on Geographical Information System for Supply Chain Management. The course is being offered as part of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s outreach program through its centre the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS). The course, which will be conducted online due to the pandemic, can be completed in four days.

The course is being organised by the Geoinformatics Department of IIRS, and the content will be delivered by experts in their respective fields. ISRO says that it also plans to offer niche internships to graduates from top B-schools in these areas. The institute is also fully capable of offering short-term in-house training on the respective subjects. The course will be conducted from 26 to 30 April 2021.

What the ISRO Free Online Course on GIS for Supply Chain Management Will Cover

Geographical Information System (GIS) is basically a technology that is capable of capturing, storing, manipulating, visualising and analysing location-based data. Some of the advanced technology that GIS includes are satellite-based imaging, location-based services, spatial sciences and information technology. The technology has a wide range of applications and has already found its way into the mobile phones of consumers as well as e-commerce deliverables.

In the same context, a GIS-based Supply Chain Management (SCM), which is being widely adopted by industries these days, can greatly enhance the effectiveness and profitability of a supply chain. This course aims at giving an introduction on such technologies to participants. The course content will be market-driven and will provide an understanding of how these technologies are being adopted by raw material suppliers, processing units, and distribution centers among others.

Who can Take the ISRO Free Online Course?

This course has been designed for the benefit of the following participants:

  • Students studying business management, logistics and other related fields.
  • Management professionals are who interested in GIS or location-based decision making.
  • Start-ups and innovation centers.

How to Apply for ISRO Online Course?

Firstly, participants need to know to apply for the course a designated coordinator from the institute of participants will have to first get their organisation registered as the nodal centre with IIRS in order to help participants take the course. All the participants will then have to register online through the registration page on the website by selecting their organisation as the nodal center.

How to Get ISRO Certificate for the Course?

Participants are usually provided with certificates for attending free online courses, and the same can be obtained by ensuring 70 percent attendance. All certificates will be sent to the coordinator of the nodal centres, and the distribution of certificates will be taken care of by the coordinator.

What is IIRS Outreach Program?

IIRS is a training and educational institute set up by ISRO for developing trained professionals in the field of remote sensing, geoinformatics and GNSS technology for natural resources, environmental and disaster management. The IIRS outreach program, which was started in 2007, aims at giving free training to students, professionals, enterprises and government organisations on the emerging areas of geospatial technology.

The IIRS outreach program, which initially began with 12 universities and institutions has now grown substantially to over 2500 network institutes.

6 responses to “ISRO Offers Free Online Course on Geographical Information System That Can Be Completed in Four Days”

  1. Rahil says:

    Examination Zaroor hona chaiye jisne kuch padha hi nhi wo to mana hi karega na isme board sabse main jiska hum kabse intezar kar rahe the agr board cancel ho jayenge to humara career to waise bhi bekar ho jayga

  2. smruti ranjan says:

    Previously ISROwas conducting a online programme in GIS using python ,without any notification they dissapointing .

  3. Ashis Paul says:

    I am 51 yrs. Interested in this course. General caste, UR CATEGORY. DIPLOMA in civil engineering. AMIE SEC A and dip. In RAILWAY SAFETY AND MANGEAMNT.

  4. Tanzim Tajuddin says:

    Can nontechnical person apply for online training of GIS

  5. Divya R Kakkad says:

    I wish to learn

  6. Divya R Kakkad says:


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