The overall expenses of the course are given below. This does not include international travel (to and from the city of the course participant to course venue):
Course Fee : US $ 6000 per participant
Local tours expenses : US $ 750 per participant (Approx.)
Living expenses : US $ 2000 per participant (Approx.)
The participants are expected to find suitable sponsorships or funding for meeting the expenses while attending the course in India. Preference will be given to such candidates.
Financial Assistance From The Government Of India
T0 encourage the participants from the Asia-Pacific region, selected participants will be waived off the course fee and local tours. Furthermore, financial assistance will be provided to a few of the selected candidates as mentioned below:
Living expenses in India: INR 16,000 per month for the duration of 9 months
Book allowance: INR 2,000 (one time)
Project allowance: INR 1,500 (one time)
Local tour expenses: INR 50,000 (as per actuals)
The Centre receives some financial assistance for international travel for a limited number of participants of the Asia-Pacific region through agencies like UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA) and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP).