Certificate course in GIS & Remote Sensing (CGR)

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. The study material will be sent to students once. The assignments related to study material will be sent, to be completed and sent back by the candidate within stipulated time period.Practical training is mandatory to complete this course. Institute has all the required facilities to impart practical training. Foreign students have a choice to undergo this training in their own country as well.

Eligibility:  Graduate

Medium of Instruction: English

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

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 Title of the Course Credits
CGR1 GIS Module 4
CGR2 Remote Sensing Module 4
CGR3 MapInfo Module 2
CGR4 Practical Training 6
Total Credits 16


Programme Components: 

Introduction to Concepts of GIS, An Overview of GIS Industry & GISSoftware, Importance & Role of Use in Resource Management, Concepts of Geology, Hydrologyand Hydrogeology, GIS Data Sources, Data Collection, Data Formats & Standards, Planning,Selection and Implementation of GIS. Introduction to Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing DataAcquisition, Image Processing, Display and Scientific Visualization, Microwave Remote Sensing,Airborne Geophysics

Fee Structure:

Description Indian Nationals in INR (₹) Foreign Nationals in USD ($)
Total Fee 25,000 850
Exam Fee 1,500 25
Certificate obtaining Fee 1,000 20

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