Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Greetings. We are pleased to announce the Refresher Course on Astronomy and Astrophysics to be held at site in IUCAA from the 13th of May to the 14th of June 2024. The course is open to faculty members of all higher educational institutions in the country.

Those interested are requested to apply via the online form

Last date of registration is 15th March 2024.

Those selected to participate will be intimated shortly after the registration deadline.

Participants should be present at IUCAA for the entire course duration. The detailed schedule and logistic arrangements will be emailed to those selected well before the start of the course.

Travel support and free hospitality will be provided to all participants as per norms.

Certificates will be provided based on attendance, participation, and assessments.

Could we request you to circulate this widely and bring it to the attention of those interested? Posters in jpg and pdf formats are attached. The links in the pdf format are clickable. For any enquiries please email

Thank you very much.

Warm regards and best wishes,

Rajeshwari Dutta and D. J. Saikia
On behalf of the organising team