FAQ - Live & Interactive Programme

Distance learning is a way of learning remotely without being in regular face-to-face contact with a teacher in the classroom. The study materials are produced by the university, college or learning provider and are either sent directly to the student or more usually accessed via the internet.
A key advantage of Distance Learning is that it has quicker delivery cycle than traditional classroom-based instruction. Distance Learning reduces learning time by at least 25 to 60 percent when compared to traditional learning.
It is open for all those who are interested in the RS & GIS.

A computer with a good speed of internet. Basic hardware and software requirements are:

Hardware requirements:

  • High-end computer/laptop (Windows OS
  • Good quality web camera
  • Headphone with microphone
  • Speakers
  • Large display screen (Projector or TV)

Software and internet requirements:
Desktop based: A-VIEW software (free to download from www.aview.in)

  • Windows XP SP3 or later version
  • Memory – 2GB RAM/Above
  • Processor speed – 2.88 GHz
  • Bandwidth – 512 Kbps/Above
  • Adobe AIR 3.4
  • JRE – 7
  • Screen camera
  • Adobe reader 9
  • Required bandwidth

Network requirements: Port 80 and RTMP (port 1935) protocol should be unblocked from users’ computer.

Eligible candidates can apply for Live and Interactive Course after filling up the online application form. The registration link can be accessed from dlp.iirs.gov.in

Live & Interactive Course are available for:

  • Undergraduate student
  • Postgraduate students
  • Researchers/faculty
  • Technical/Scientific Staff of Central/State Government Departments
  • Users under CEC-UGC/CIET networks
  • Institutions on high speed National Knowledge Network
There are number of course are available. You can get the details dlp.iirs.gov.in. Every year IIRS publishes annual course calendar for IIRS outreach programme.

Apart from basic course on RS, GIS & GNSS, IIRS offers specialized courses in various the matic disciplines such as:

  • Advances in Geoinformatics
  • Postgraduate students
  • Geo - Web Services – Technology & Applications
  • Microwave (SAR) Remote Sensing for Natural Resources
  • Urban Planning
  • Open Source GIS
Different course having different duration. Basic course on RS, GIS & GNSS is for 3 months duration. Duration of specialized courses may vary from one week to one month duration. Updated details may get on our website www.iirs.gov.in/Edusat-News.
Basic course is conducted in the month of August – November, and advance/specialized courses are conducted as per the annual course calendar.
Please see the website i.e www.iirs.gov.in under Current News & events section in the Home page to know the application deadlines. Also you can directly by login our website.
There is no need to stay at IIRS under Live & Interactive Programme you can attend this course through online mode at your University/institution established network.
IIRS is the only institute which offers courses according to the changing user needs and it is only one of its kind in India where courses are conducted at various levels. After attending this course you will able to learn in the field of remote sensing & applications carrier in the field of geospatial technology.

IIRS offers different level of courses in many disciplines as beginners in the field of remote sensing through Live & interactive mode you can choose your course from any of the below disciplines according to your area of specialization.

  • Basic of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information Systems & Global Navigation Satellite System.
  • Specialized course on different theme.
70% attendance is required to appear in the examination.
70% for each module.
No, the attendance is being monitored and reported from the beginning of the course.
40% marks are required to be eligible for certificate.
Yes, he/she is eligible for re-examination once. He/she have to pass both examination with minimum passing mark.
In the evaluation of a complete paper if the participant achieves one-half marks in the total, it may be rounded up to one mark.
The online form is designed in such a way by selecting individual option they can register this course.
University/Institute shall meet the financial requirements on its own. IIRS does not play a role in this matter and we also do not charge any fee from any Networked institution under Edusat Programme.
Identified focal point/coordinator at the University/Institute shall coordinate the day-to-day activity requirements of the planned training program.
IIRS conducts online feedback from each participant after completion of the course. The feedback is critically analyzed for implementation in next course.

Nodes for Download speed Upload speed

  • Presenter 2 Mbps 2 Mbps
  • Viewer 1 Mbps 1 Mbps (minimum)
No, if participants fail in any one of module re-examination he/she will not eligible for getting certificate from IIRS.
No, if participants fail in any one of module re-examination he/she will not eligible for getting any kind certificate from IIRS.
Yes, after completing the course university/Institution coordinator will get the coordinator certificate.
Coordinator cannot participate in the course. If coordinator wish to participate then he/she has to change to new coordinator.
The question paper would be objective type. There will be multiple choice question/Fill in the blanks & Match the followings.
Instructions for adding your university/institute/college/department. Please register your organisation under IIRS Outreach Network by providing the below details:


Note: After receiving your request for adding your organisation name under IIRS Outreach Network. The competent authority at IIRS will see and approve it and later your organisation name will be listed in online course registration form through which participant of your organization can register for the courses.

Once your institute has become a part of IIRS Outreach network, you need not register again. You can access our LMS by login credentials provided by us. The students who wish to register for any particular course have to carry out online registration and after that coordinator is required to approve the students based on their documents.
Yes, working professional have to submit the assignment and others they have appear for online exam.