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GIS Courses in India

September 7, 2008

I’ve seen lot of questions on forums or other networking sites about  courses in GIS. I would like to list them which I known/heared in India.Definitely this post might help many. I wrote this post long back and had time to post today.

GIS course in the sense any degree/diploma offered by university (recognized by Govt) .

  1. Institute of Remote Sensing – College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai                                                B.E  –  Geo Informatics and M.Tech – Remote Sensing  and frequently conduct certification based training courses in GIS
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay – B.Tech and Masters in Remote Sensing
  3. Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics, Pune,
  4. Bharathidasan University, Trichirapalli – PG Diplomo in GIS; M.Tech in GIS
  5. Madras University, Chennai – PG Diplomo and M.Sc Geography
  6. Centre for Spatial Information Technology – JNTU – Hyderabad – M.Tech in GIS
  7. NeST Cyber Campus, Aluva, Kerla – Private Institute – Course on GIS Application Development
  8. Mysore University
  9. The National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Faridabad PG diploma in GIS and Remote Sensing. Click here for details NPTI website (
  10. Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)- Deharadun- Course are listed below-                                                            Web site:
  • M.Tech (RS & GIS)
  • M.Sc (Geoinformatics and Geohazards)
  • PG Diploma & Certificate (RS & GIS)
  • PG Diploma & Certificate (Geoinformatics and Geohazards)
  • NNRMS sponsored certificate courses

and many other unknown institutes providing courses in GIS. But many of the private institutes lacks credibility.  I strongly suggest that many of the courses in these education institutes lacks programming courses that’s most wanted in present industry scenario. Any one can add on the list.

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[UPDATE : Dec, 2009] : I’m getting so many emails asking for collges /Universities.  This posts lists all the colleges/Universities which is  known to me.  Before writing , please have a look and search in respective college/institue details, course, fee structure etc.  If you have any specific doubts please write back to me. I will try to clarify to best of knoweledge. Thanks!