The Department of Space, Government of India has provided comprehensive facilities of the Centre in terms of institutional support, expert teaching staff, buildings, laboratories and financial support. This has made it possible for the centre to conduct its educational programmes in an efficient and state of the art mode. As a result, the Centre conducts its activities in one of the aforesaid institutions of department of space and enjoys its access to all its physical and intellectual facilities. All the educational programmes are conduct in English requiring the participants to have proficiency in language. The candidates aspiring to have ambition must have a master's degree in science or bachelor's degree in engineering in relevant discipline. The courses are taught with the use of modern teaching methods like multimedia and modern aids. Printed and digital (CD-ROM) course material of the lectures is provided. The teaching methods include class room lectures, video lectures, computer based training packages, laboratory experiments, group discussions, demonstrations, seminar presentation and field work/case studies (as applicable). Computer based interactive multimedia packages are also used for self learning. As a part of course curriculum, the participants have the opportunity to visit national facilities in different Centres of ISRO and other organizations concerned to their field. The faculty for the course consists of scientists in different fields largely drawn from the host institutes and also from other centres of ISRO and various other agencies/universities from India. These experts have long and varied experience in the field of space science, technology and applications. A few visiting international experts also deliver guest lectures on specialized topics.
Life at CSSTEAP offers a quality learning resources along with a wealth of opportunities for social and intellectual engagement. Being a students here is not only about studying- but also about learning new skills and getting involved in what's going on outside the class, library or laboratory. CSSTEAP attracts students from Asia pacific region, creating a culturally rich and diveres students community. As a truly multicultural city, Dehradun and Ahmedabad cater for students from all cultures and backgrounds.
The libraries at IIRS, SAC and PRL possess the best collections in the field of science, technology and its application areas. The library is dedicated to serve the information needs of the scientists, researchers and students of the host centers. To provide efficient fast service libraries house keeping operation and information services are automated with popular and latest library management software. The library collection can be browsed through intranet. The barcode technology is being implemented for circulation and inventory control. Other than traditional document and information, library has good collection of information of open access information resources. i.e. e-journals, e-books, Online databases and sources of information of open access information resources. Students can utilize the services of library as it is opened till evening hours.
The institutes have excellent facility for accessing internet through dedicated line based microwave link. The internet can be accessed from each division, library, hostel by faculty and students. Every student is provided one computer for use during the course period. It provides ample opportunity to explore internet resources, other programes for research and training activities.
An international hostels at Dehradun and Ahmedabad campuses with a provision to accommodate upto 60 students are available. The students are provided with hostel facility with all modern amenities including kitchenette. they can also avail indoor and outdoor sports facility including a gymnasium.