Indian Institute of Remote Sensing M.Sc. & PG Diploma Courses 2012

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
Indian Space Research Organisation,
Dept. of Space, Govt. of India 4, Kalidas Road,
Dehradun - 248 001 (India)

IIRS announces M.Sc. & PG Diploma courses in Geoinformatics for Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Management (NHDRM)

IIRS-ITC Joint Education Program

To provide critical understanding of the geo-spatial data base generation, analysis and utilization in disaster preparedness, risk assessment, disaster monitoring, relief and rehabilitation work. Participants will gain skills in designing, developing and undertaking research in the field of Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Management (NHDRM) using Geo-informatics tools and techniques (Remote Sensing, GIS, GPS and allied spatial technologies). After successful completion of the course, participants can find better job prospects in rapidly growing Geoinformatics industry/Disaster Management in both government and private sectors.

Name of the course Total duration

M.Sc. 18 months
P. G. Diploma 10 months

Who Can Apply?

These International courses are specially designed for mid-career professional and bright students with technical or science background interested in Geoinformatics and Disaster Management. The applicants are required to have passed with First Division in any one of the subjects listed below. For working government servants, graduation in science with 2 years of experience is required for P.G. Diploma course. For details of entrance requirement, refer institute website (

M.Sc. in Natural Sciences/Earth Sciences/Physical Sciences Agriculture or M.Sc. in Geography /P.G. in Urban and Regional Planning/B. Arch./B. Planning/M.Planning or B.E./B. Tech./M.E./ M. Tech. in Civil Engineering / Agricultural Engg . / Environmental Eng . / Geosciences / Geoexploration /Earthquake Engg. , Geoinformatics,ECE, IT, CS or B.Sc. (Forestry/ Agriculture both with 4 years duration course) / M.A.(Geography) students can apply for PG Diploma

Important Dates

Start Date End Date

Post Graduate Diploma : 24 Sept 2012 19 Jul 2013
Master of Science : 24 Sept 2012 21 Mar 2014
Last date for applying M.Sc. : May 25, 2012
Last date for applying for PG Diploma : June 22, 2012

Completed application may be sent to:

Group Head (PPEG)
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing,
Indian Space Research Organization, Govt. of India,
4, Kalidas Road, P.B.No. 135, Dehradun-248001, Uttarakhand, India.
Phone: 0091-135-2524105 Fax: 0091-135-2741987/2748041

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