Human Resource Development / Training

CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication And Information Resources (CSIR-NISCAIR) has been providing human resource development programmes for the last several decades. Equipped with necessary facilities and manpower, NISCAIR is ideally placed to train and prepare science communicators, R&D personnel, library and information science professionals for meeting the challenges of current times. NISCAIR's HRD Programmes can be categorized as follows:

  • 1. Short-term training programmes
  • 2. On-site training programmes

2. On-Site Training Programmes

NISCAIR organizes training courses as per requirement of the client at the client's premises subject to minimum and maximum of 10 and 25 participants respectively. However, the fee for such programmes will decided by the NISCAIR on case to case basis.

How to apply

Filled in application form along with the appropriate course fee is to be sent to : Head, Education and Training Division, CSIR-NISCAIR, Vigyan Suchna Bhawan, 14-Satsang Vihar Marg, New Delhi – 110067.

Eligibility for Short Term Training Programmes

The short-term courses are offered to R&D personnel, science communicators, library and information science professions/students, middle and senior level managers, etc.

Payment of Course Fee

Payment of required fee may be made to NISCAIR bank account through NEFT. It may kindly be noted that payment through Demand Draft / Cheque / Cash will not be accepted. Click here to see bank details.

Refund of Course Fee

The following guidelines will apply for refund of course fee in the event of a cancellation of request from the applicant or sponsoring body for short-term training programmes.

If intimation about cancellation is received:

  • More than one month in advance – refund with 10% deduction
  • More than one week in advance but less than one month – refund with 20% deduction
  • Less than one week in advance – No refund

In case of cancellation of the course by NISCAIR, the course fee would either be refunded in full or adjusted against registration to another batch of the same course or to a similar course on receiving a communication from the applicant.



Accommodation is available for limited number of participants on first come first served basis. Accommodation would be provided at:

If intimation about cancellation is received:

NISCAIR Guest House

CSIR Scientists Apartments

Opposite to NAFED Building

Ashram Chowk

Maharani Bagh

NEW DELHI- 110 065

Distance Chart

The following is the distance chart between NISCAIR/NISCAIR Guest House and prominent locations.

NISCAIR (Vigyan Sanchar Bhawan, Dr. K S Krishnan Marg) NISCAIR (Vigyan Suchna Bhawan, 14-Satsang Vihar Marg) NISCAIR Guest House
(Approx. Distance in Kms.)
NISCAIR (Vigyan Sanchar Bhawan, Dr. K S Krishnan Marg) - 13 17
NISCAIR (Vigyan Suchna Bhawan, 14-Satsang Vihar Marg) 13 - 13
NISCAIR Guest House 17 13 -
IGI Airprt (Domestic) 15 12 21
IGI Airprt (International) 15 15 27
Old Delhi Railway Station 10 21 14
New Delhi Railway Station 8 19 10
H Nizamuddin Railway Station 13 16 3
ISBT (Kashmeri Gate) 12 20 16

Contact Address

Head, Education and Training Division


Vigyan Suchna Bhawan

14-Satsang Vihar Marg

New Delhi – 110067

Ph: 09868628874, 011 - 2686 3617, 26567818, 011- 26560141, 43, 65 ext. 126 & 201

Fax: 011 – 2686 2228