Certificate Course in GIS & Remote Sensing

About the Course

GIS and Remote Sensing is an upcoming field and trained professionals are in great demand in various sectors including mining, infrastructure, construction, ground water, civil engineering etc. The course is designed for personnel from related sectors looking to enhance their knowledge and qualification to work as qualified GIS & Remote Sensing resource.

Course Methodology

The course study material will be available to students for each semester via the online platform. The assignments related to study material will be sent twice each semester. The assignments are to be completed and sent back by the student within stipulated time period.

Field training is mandatory to complete this course. Institute has all the required equipment & facilities to impart field training in association with surveying industry.

Foreign students have a choice to undergo this training in their own country as well.

Programme Details

The programme is essentially a judicious mix of theory and practical components to develop technology based knowledge, skills and aptitude of GIS & Remote Sensing professionals

Course Code: CGR1
Course Title: GIS Module
Course Credit: 4

Course Code: CGR2
Course Title: Remote Sensing Module
Course Credit: 4

Course Code: CGR3
Course Title: MapInfo Module
Course Credit: 2

Course Code: CGR4
Course Title: Practical Training
Course Credit: 6

Programme Components

Introduction to Concepts of GIS, An Overview of GIS Industry & GISSoftware, Importance & Role of Use in Resource Management, Concepts of Geology. Introduction to Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing Data Acquisition, Image Processing, Display and Scientific Visualization, Microwave Remote Sensing,Airborne Geophysics

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Course Duration

6 months (online/ distance learning with 15 days of practical training); offered in January, April, July & October cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure 

Indian Nationals in INR (₹) : ₹25,000

Foreign Nationals in USD ($): $850