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Watch Video Lecture on YouTube: EDUSAT, SIT (Satellite Interactive Terminal) & ROT (Receive Only Terminal)

EDUSAT, SIT (Satellite Interactive Terminal) & ROT (Receive Only Terminal)

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  • EDUSAT is the satellite exclusively devoted to meet the demands of educational sector.

  • Launched in 2004 by ISRO

  • President Kalam opened the country's first phase of Edusat's operations on Thursday by connecting 15 teacher training centres and 50 government schools through satellite in Kerala.

Satellite Based Distant Education

  • Five KU band transponders providing spot beams

  • One KU beam transponder providing national beam

  • Six extended C-band transponders providing national coverage beams

Combined Effort of MHRD, ISRO and IGNOU

Satellite Interactive Terminals (SITs) and Receive only Terminals (RoTs) are installed at various colleges, Academic Staff Colleges and Universities across the country under CEC EDUSAT network

To address queries

  • Audio Video Conferencing

  • Text Mode

  • Through Telephones

Image of CEC Edusat Network

Image of CEC Edusat Network

  • Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC) – one of the Inter University Centres set up by UGC with the goal of addressing the needs of Higher Education through the use of powerful medium of Television along with appropriate use of emerging ICT

    • Innovative ways of learning

    • Digital repository

    • Live streaming of educational content

  • CEC’s Learning Management System (LMS) caters to educational requirements of the country and world over.

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