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“The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to
find it.”

Samuel Johnson

















IARC' has a robust education & outreach program dedicated to space sciences and extraterrestrial environmental matters in association / partnership with various United Nations initiatives.

Diploma Courses

IARC will launch the following Diploma Courses on January 11, 2013 - Each a unique and exciting course, which brings together the mysteries of the universe. The new courses are now enriched with several powerpoints and videos. Further participants now benefit from the dedicated IARC web platform and IARC online classroom. The eligibility criteria remains as before i.e. exposure to HSC / GCE A level science however the fee is now lesser!

1. Diploma in Astrobiology 2. Diploma in Astronomy Click here

UNCSD Rio+20 India Program (2012 - 2013)
Rio+20 India Program is spearheaded by Indian Astrobiology Research Centre in association with Rio+20 to promote United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). It consists of;

1. Rio+20 Certification Program For Schools and Colleges
2. Rio+20 Certification Workshops For Corporates

See the Rio+20 India homepage Click here


School Curriculum Program
Astronomy and Astrobiology Curriculum will be available virtually and on school premise in the form of a curriculum program for school students from Class 5 to Class 10. The course will be launched in 2013.

New Diploma Courses
The New Diploma Courses of IARC will be launched in 2012 in 2013.

Diploma in Evolution


IYF 2011 Certification Program (2011 - 2012)
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests (IYF 2011). It is a global platform to celebrate people’s action to sustainably manage the forests of the world. IARC offered a nation-wide program in association with International Year of Forests 2011 - Celebrating Forests For People. Click here

Extraterrestrial First Campaign (2010)
IARC was an official partner of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) initiative The International Year of Biodiversity 2010. Click here

Science Day (2009)
National Science Day 2009 Essay Challenge

NASA Contact Program (2008)
A Contact Program to spread awareness about the Stardust Mission – Stardust@home

Science Day (2007)
National Science Day 2007 Essay Challenge