Training Programme Training Programme


National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR) is one of the premier institutes of CSIR
serving the society using modern IT infrastructure. NISCAIR, since its inception, has been laying emphasis on reaping the
benefits of information technology to effectively serve the national and international community to be an institution of
international standard and repute in the areas of knowledge networking, databases on natural resources, science communication, science popularization and S&T information management systems and services. CSIR-NISCAIR hosts a state
of the art DIRF Data Centre (ISO/IEC certified) and open source cloud computing infrastructure.
About Course
The knowledge of website development is essential for most of the web careers. It forms a strong foundation for many
services offered by the organizations.
The objective of this course is to make professionals aware of open source software technologies and also development and
hosting of the website. The participants will be trained to develop website using HTML, CSS and Joomla-an open source
Content Management Systems. The training will be mostly practical oriented. This will help participants to develop
personal, business or institutional websites.
Broad Course Content:

  • Open Source Software, Website Design and Development–An Overview
  • Introduction to Hyper Text Markup Language(HTML) and Cascaded Style Sheets(CSS)
  • Introduction to Content Management System (CMS)
  • Website development using Joomla – an open source Content Management System
  •  Joomla - Installation
  • Joomla - Settings
  • Joomla - Administrator Workspace/ Joomla Dashboard
  •  Joomla - Create Article, Manage Article, Formatting Article, Category
  •  Joomla Menus: Create Menus, Adding Menu Items
  •  Joomla - Modules
  • Website Hosting & Website Backup

Interested IT professionals, Science Communicators, Library & Information Science Professionals, Academicians, R&D
personnel and students may send their application to
The course fee for Indian participants, Rs. 5,000 (without accommodation) and Rs. 7,500 (with accommodation) is to be
paid through NEFT/ECS/IMPS only to NISCAIR bank account. The details of CSIR-NISCAIR bank account is as under:

A/ 90292160000079, A/c name: NISCAIR, New Delhi, Bank: SYNDICATE BANK, Branch: Pusa Campus, IARI, New Delhi-
110012, IFSC:SYNB0009029

Participation Certificate will be awarded after successful completion of training.
For more details please contact:
Mr. Mukesh Pund , Sr. Principal Scientist (9868628874)
Mr. Salim Ansari , Sr. Technical Officer (7838149298)


CSIR-NISCAIR, Vigyan Suchna Bhawan, 14 Satsang Vihar Marg,

New Delhi-110067

Last Date of application : July 17, 2018