Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)

 

 

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The Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) is a premier institute in the field of Remote Sensing, GIS, GPS, Geo-informatics, Geospatial Technology for Environmental, Ecological and Natural Resource Management. It was established in the year 1966 under the Department of Space. Which is located in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand (India). It is constituent unit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space, Govt. of India.

Organization Type:

Goverment

Chairman:

Dr. K. Siwan

Director:

DR. Prakash Chouhan

Website:

 http://www.iirs.gov.in/

Address:

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Dept. of Space, Govt. of India, 4 Kalidas Road, Dehradun – 248001, Uttarakhand, India.

Mandate:

To provide training and capacity building in the field of geospatial technology and its applications through training, education and research in Southeast Asia.

Training & Capacity Building Programmes:

The training and capacity building programmes of the Institute are designed to meet the requirements of various target/user groups, i.e., for professionals at working, middle and supervisory levels, fresh graduates, researchers, academia and decision-makers. The duration of courses ranges from one-week to two-years. The training and education programmes conducted by the Institute include:

        • Post-graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing and GIS in 09 disciplines.
        • M.Tech. (RS & GIS) in 09 disciplines conducted in collaboration with Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
        • M.Sc. and PG Diploma (PGD) in in Geoinformatics conducted in collaboration with the Faculty of Geo-Information Science & Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente (UT), The Netherlands.

      IIRS Departments

      Geospatial Technology & Outreach Programme

               Geoweb services, IT & Distance Learning

              Geo-informatics

              Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing

      Agriculture & Soil

      Forestry & Ecology

      Marine & Atmospheric Sciences

      Urban & Regional Studies

      Water Resources

      Geosciences & Disaster Management Studies

              Geosciences Department

              Disaster Management Sciences

  • Recognized Centre of IIRS for PhD Research:

        1. Forest Research Institute (Deemed University), Dehradun.
        2. University of Pune.
        3. Doon University.
        4. Kumaon University.
        5. Uttarakhand Technical University.
        6. IIT, Roorkee

    Course, Fee structure and Eligibility Criteria

Course

Eligibility Criteria

Intake

Course Fee (INR)

M. Tech. in Remote Sensing and GIS

Background at Intermediate Level: Science stream (with Maths as essential subject and any one subject out of Physics/Chemistry/Statistics/ Biology/ Comp. Science)

 

Essential Qualification: M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Physics, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Appl. Physics, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Electronics, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Maths, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Appl. Maths, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Stat., M.Sc./ M.Tech. in IT, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Comp. Sci., M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Comp. Applications, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Geoinform. or equivalent, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Geo-Engg., B.E./ B.Tech. in Civil, B.E./ B.Tech. in ECE, B.E./ B.Tech. in Electron., B.E./ B.Tech. in Electrical, B.E./ B.Tech. in Comp. Sci., B.E./ B.Tech. in CSE, B.E./ B.Tech. in IT, B.E./ B.Tech. in Geoinform. or equivalent, B.E./ B.Tech. in Agri. informatics., B.E./ B.Tech. in Forest Informatics, Master’s in Geography

60 (including all specializations)

  • Course Fee for Self Financed candidates (INR): Rs. 1,44,000(IIRS fee)+ 20,000 (Univ. reg)+ Rs.4,500/month approx. ( boarding+lodging charges)
  • Course Fee for Govt. sponsored candidates (INR): Rs. 20000 (Univ. reg.) + Rs.4,500/month approx. ( boarding+lodging charges)
  • Course Fee for foreign candidates(USD): USD 14,400 (IIRS fee)+ Rs.20,000 (Univ. reg.)+ Rs.4,500/month approx. (boarding+lodging charges)

M.Sc. in Geo-information Science & Earth Observation with specialization in Geoinformatics (IIRS-ITC Joint Education Programme)

Background at Intermediate Level: Science stream (with Maths as essential subject and any one subject out of Physics/ Chemistry/ Statistics/ Biology/ Comp. Science)

 

Essential Qualification: M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Physics, M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Appl. Phy., M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Electronics, M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Maths, M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Appl. Maths, M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Stat., M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in IT, M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Comp. Sci., M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Geol., M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Geophy., M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Geo-Engg., M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Agriculture, M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Forestry, M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Horticulture, M.Sc./ M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. in Env. Sci. or equivalent , B.E./ B.Tech. in Civil, B.E./ B.Tech. in ECE, B.E./ B.Tech. in Electron., B.E./ B.Tech. in Comp. Sci., B.E./ B.Tech. in IT, B.E./ B.Tech. in Electrical, B.E./ B.Tech. in Geoinform., B.E./ B.Tech. in Agri. Engg., B.E./ B.Tech. in Geosci., B.E./ B.Tech. in Petrol. Engg., B.E./ B.Tech. in Mining Engg., B.E./ B.Tech. in Agri inform., B.E./ B.Tech. in Forest Inform. or equivalent, B.Arch./ B.Pl

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  • Course Fee for Self-Financed candidates (INR): Rs. 1,60,000 (IIRS fee)+ Euro 11,048 (ITC fee)+ Rs.4,500/month approx. ( boarding+lodging charges)
  • Course Fee for Govt. sponsored candidates (INR): Euro 11,048 (ITC fee)+ Rs.4,500/month approx. ( boarding+lodging charges)
  • Course Fee for foreign candidates(USD): USD 16,000 (IIRS fee)+ Euro 11,048 (ITC fee)+ Rs.4,500/month approx. ( boarding+lodging charges)

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS

Background at Intermediate Level: Science stream (with at least any two subjects out of Physics/ Chemistry/ Maths/ Statistics/ Biology/ Comp. Science)

 

Essential Qualification: M.Sc in Agriculture, M.Sc in Agri. Physics, M.Sc in Soil Sci., M.Sc in Agromet., M.Sc in Entomology, M.Sc in Pathology, M.Sc in Agronomy, M.Sc in Plant Physiol., M.Sc in Horticulture, M.Sc in Agric. Botany, M.Sc in Soil Conservation & Water Manag., M.Sc in Climate Change Adaptation, M.Sc in Env. Sci. or equivalent , B.E./ B.Tech. in Agri. Engg., B.E./ B.Tech. in Agri. Informatics, B.E./ B.Tech. in Agri. & Food Engg. or equivalent , B.Sc. (4 years degree) in Agriculture, B.Sc. (4 years degree) in Horticulture, B.Sc. (4 years degree) in Sericulture , Master’s in Geography

 

  • Course Fee for Self Financed candidates (INR): Rs. 72000 + Rs. 4,500/month approx (boarding & lodging charges)
  • Course Fee for Govt. sponsored candidates (INR): Nil, Rs.4,500/month approx ( boarding & lodging charges)
  • Course Fee for foreign candidates(USD): 7,200 (USD)+ Rs.4,500/month approx (boarding & lodging charges)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FAQ

It’s located at 4-Kalidas Road, Dehradun – 248001, Uttarakhand, India.

M.Sc, M.Tech, PG Diploma and also Ph.D. with recognized Centre.

Online distance learning program of IIRS, ISRO, Dehradun.

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