Prabhat Kumar Sharma >>GIAN Course


GIAN Course on Fundamentals of Optical Wireless Communication by Prof. Julian Cheng (Professor at University of British Columbia, Canada)


Schedule : 14 January, 2018 to 19 January, 2018. 

                   On 14 January, the review of pre-requisites is scheduled. The actual course contents will start from 15 January, 2018.

Course Link: The course brochure is available here.


Registration Procedure:


Onsite Registration may be availed on 14 and 15 January.


Registration Form Please Click Here

In case of any difficulty during registration or payment, please write to .

Registration Charges (Exclusive of GIAN portal registration Fee)


Participants from abroad: US$ 400

For Students :  Rs. 2950/- per participant (For SC/ST students registration charges are Rs. 1600/- per participant)

Non Students: Rs. 5900/-  per participant


Rs. 10000/- per participant.

Payment Procedure:

The payment may be made via Demand Draft in favour of "DIRECTOR VNIT Nagpur " payable at Nagpur. The Demand Draft should reach "Dr. Prabhat Sharma, ECE 002, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, South Ambazari Road, Nagpur-440010 (Maharastra) " .

For Electronic Payment (NEFT)

Name of the Beneficiary: Director, VNIT

Name of Bank: State Bank of India

Branch Name : VRCE Branch, Nagpur

Branch Code: 06702

Beneficiary Account No. 10259420288

Bank MICR Code: 440002005

Bank IFSC : SBIN0006702

Note: For NEFT transfers all the transaction details are to be sent to

For the confirmation of registration, the proof of payment (a scanned copy of the Demand Draft/ NEFT transaction Detailsalong with the registration form and Copy of PDF generated at GIAN portal are to be e-mailed to .


The limited accomodation is available in the Institute Guest House and  Hostels. These shall be available at "First Come First Served" basis. Those applicants who wish to stay outside campus may find many budget and better hotels in near vicinity of the campus within walking distance.

 Campus also houses a canteen that operates till 8:00 PM. Moreover, there are lot of eateries availables in close vicinity of the campus. 

Participants are required to pay separately the boarding and lodging charges on their arrival to VNIT campus. 

Boarding and Lodging Charges (Per person)

Guest House Room: Rs 900/= (Twin Sharing basis)

Hostel Room : 250/- (Shared)
Guest House Breakfast : approx. Rs 100/=
Guest House Dinner/lunch : approx. Rs 150/= (regular Lunch)- Rs 220/= (special lunch)

Hostel Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast: approx> Rs. 80/80/50.

Please note that prices may slightly vary



Dr. Prabhat Kumar Sharma

ECE 002, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology,

South Ambazari Road, Nagpur -440010



Phone: 0712-2801851, (Mobile: 8860532330)

For any query, contact the course coordinator at