PG-Diploma in Geo Informatics
- Originally Approved
- Last Revised
- NSQF LevelLevel 8
- Notional Hours900
- Accrediting BodiesCDAC
- Certifying BodiesCentre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) organization of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. Of India
- Proposed Occupation
Geoinformatics or Geomatics is the synergy of multiple disciplines, namely, GIS, remote sensing, photogrammetry, cartography, GPS and geodesy. It is fundamental to all the disciplines, which use data identified by their locations. Geomatics deals with spatial and non-spatial data, their methods of acquisition, management, analysis, display, and dissemination. Applications of geomatics are mainly oriented to real world management problems pertaining to natural and man-made environments.
The course contents have been designed keeping in view the emerging trends in the field of Geoinformatics and the increasing needs of skilled manpower After doing
this course students can work as developer/programmer/ tester of Geo Informatics Applications. Candidate can mentor team and sole responsible for team work.
- International Comparability
Course which covers programming languages, GIS, GPS, Remote Sensing concepts in six months full time courses are not available. Various institutes are running courses but as sub set of this courses like:
- Progression Pathway
These candidates will be trained in Geospatial Programming, Programming Languages, Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, GIS and Management skills.
They can start career as solution developer, tester and leads to project manager and entrepreneur after having relevant experience.Candidate can start from level 8 and lead to further levels.
- Qualification File Qualification File_PG-DGi.pdf
- Supporting Documents
Formal structure of the qualification
Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level Geographic Information Systems & Global Positioning System Mandatory 86 8 Remote Sensing Mandatory 58 8 Digital Image Processing Mandatory 50 8 Spatial Analysis Mandatory 70 8 Geostatistics with R Mandatory 36 8 Geospatial Programming Mandatory 276 8 Aptitude & English Mandatory 50 8 Effective Communication Mandatory 50 8 Project Mandatory 120 8