ISRO launches online program for students in India and abroad

Students across the world studying in grade 9 to 12 can participate in the program

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced a free online course, ‘Remote Sensing for Natural Resource Studies’ for school students in India and abroad, to be held between June 12-23, 2023. Interested students from Grades 9 to 12 from any school in India or abroad can take up the course which is to be conducted by ISRO’s Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS).

According to an official statement, participating students will be awarded certificates on completion. The objective of the online course is to provide knowledge and awareness to school students on various aspects of remote sensing and its application.

A total of 20 online video sessions, delivered by eminent space scientists of India, will be conducted during the course. These can be viewed at any time convenient to the students and will be available for viewing multiple times. The technical sessions and other resources will be available till July 7, 2023.

After completing the sessions, students will be required to participate in a quiz assessment. The certificates will be awarded by the IIRS ISRO based on attendance in technical sessions and quiz scores. The minimum scores required are 60 per cent with a 70 per cent attendance in the video sessions.

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