Diploma in Land Surveying (DLS)

Land Surveyors are in great demand in various sectors including oil &gas, mining, infrastructure, construction, civil engineering etc. Land surveyor education is mostly associated with civil engineering discipline. Most of the surveyors have informal education, through work experience, restricting their growth option. This course meets the long felt need for skilled manpower in this field. There is also a huge demand of land surveyors in foreign countries. The study material will be sent to students once each semester. The assignments related to study material will be sent twice each semester, to be completed and sent back by the candidate 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.

Eligibility:  10+2 or 10th with minimum 02 years of surveying experience

Medium of Instruction:English

Duration: 12 months (online/ distance learning and 03 months of field work); 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 land surveying professionals

Course Code Title of the Course Credits
DLS1 Basic Surveying: Theory and Practice 4
DLS2 Effective Communication Skills for Land Surveyors 2
DLS3 Mathematics for Surveyors 2
DLS4 Geodetic and Control Surveying 4
DLS5 Control and Topographic Surveying 4
DLS6 Global PositioningSystem 4
DLS7 Photogrammetry 4
DLS8 Survey Markers & Monumentation 4
DLS9 Field Training 4
Total Credits 32


Programme Components: Communication for Surveyors, Mathematics for Surveyors, Basic Surveying- Theory & Practice, Control & Topographic Surveying, Geodetic & Control Surveying, Survey Markers & Monumentation, Photogrammetry, GIS, Remote Sensing & GPS, Computer Aided Design, Survey Software. Practical field training on advanced equipment like DGPS, Total Stations etc.

Fee Structure:

Description Indian Nationals in INR (₹) Foreign Nationals in USD ($)
Total Fee 55,000 1,850
Exam Fee 1,500 25
Certificate obtaining Fee 1,000 20

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