Education and Research Network (ERNET)

Dedicated to support the needs of the research and education community within the country, ERNET India was established in 1998 as an autonomous scientific society under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. It operates ERNET network – a pan-Indian terrestrial and satellite network with 9 points of presence at premier research and academic institutions.

Services by ERNET

ERNET provides the following services:

  • Access Services
  • Application Services
  • Hosting Services and Operations Support Services 

ERNET also provides access to its network through various connectivity options. Application services include E-mail hosting, domain registration, MPLS VPN. It also provides Web Services having state of art of Data Centre.

Other services include IT Consultancy and Project Management services for establishment of IT infrastructure & converged Network Projects.

Training Programs by ERNET

ERNET India has organized a number of training programs catering to specific requirements of its user communities from various domains belonging UGC, ICAR, Defence, KVKs, etc..

ERNET Objectives

  • Operations of National Academic and Research Network: Providing a world class reliable, robust and state-of-the-art Network Services to Academic and Research institutions of the country.
  • Research and Development in the area of Data Communications and its applications.
  • Human Resource Development in the area of Networking.
  • Consultancy and implementation of ICT Projects for target Users.

ERNET Training Programs

Short-term Training Programs


Course I - Introduction to LAN/ WAN Technologies

Course II - Advanced Networking Technologies for Administrators

Course III - Introduction to Computer Networking, Administration, Internet & Messaging for IT Users

Course IV - Computer Security Fundamentals for IT Users

Course V - Computer and Network Security for Administrators: Advanced level - I

Course VI- Computer and Network Security for Administrators: Advanced level - II

Course VII - Data Center Implementation and Management

Course VIII - IT Law & Forensics

Long-term Training Programs

Course-I: Diploma in Operation & Administration of Information Technology and Computer Networking

Course-II: Diploma in Information and Network Security

Course-III: Advance Diploma in Information Communication Technology and its Security

5th Floor, Block-I, A Wing,
DMRC IT Park, Shastri Park,
Phone : 011-22170578
E-mail : 

Regional Centres

ERNET India, Bangaluru
1st Floor, Innovation Centre,
Society for Innovation and Development (SID),
Indian Institute of Science campus, 
Malleswaram, Bangalore – 560012
Telefax: 080 – 23617532
E-mail :

ERNET India, Chennai
ERNET India, 3rd Floor,
IIT Madras Research Park,
Kanagam Road, Taramani,
Chennai,  Tamil Nadu  - 600 113
Phone/Fax : 044-66469828

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