Program Overview

The MS program in Remote Sensing and GIS is an advanced course designed to impart specialized knowledge and skills in geospatial technology. The curriculum encompasses studying and interpreting remote sensing data, geospatial data acquisition, processing, and analysis, along with GIS applications in varied sectors. The program offers students a blend of theory, lab work, and real-world applications. Graduates are equipped to address challenges in environmental management, urban planning, transportation, land degradation, air pollution, water resource management, and climate change, making this program highly relevant in today's digitally-driven world with a growing reliance on location-based services.

Program Objectives

  1. To provide scientists in the country with comprehensive continuing education and skills necessary for long and productive careers.
  2. To nurture scientists capable of addressing future challenges in the dynamic fields of Remote Sensing and GIS.
  3. To foster a deep understanding of the fundamental mechanisms governing the applications of Remote Sensing and GIS technology.
  4. To equip students with advanced technical proficiency in the utilization of Remote Sensing and GIS tools and methodologies.
  5. To encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in the application of Remote Sensing and GIS techniques to address real-world problems.
  6. To promote ethical and responsible use of Remote Sensing and GIS data for environmental conservation, sustainable development, and societal benefit.

Entry Requirements

50% Marks in GAT General. 16 years of education from an accredited institution without no 3rd division/grade D in academic career with at least 1st division/CGPA 2.5 out of 4 in the last degree.

Scheme of Studies

Research Opportunities

Climate Change and Environmental Monitoring, Disaster Management and Mitigation, Spatial Analysis and Data Modeling, Land Use and Urban Planning, Land degradation, Air pollution monitoring, water resource management, Oil spill mapping, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Applications of Remote Sensing, Transportation and Infrastructure Planning, Health and Social Services Mapping, National Security and Geopolitical Analysis

Career Prospects

Graduates from the MS in Remote Sensing and GIS program can pursue a diverse range of careers in both public and private sectors. These include roles in environmental management, urban planning, transportation, and natural resource sectors as GIS analysts, spatial data managers, geospatial software developers, or remote sensing scientists. They may also find opportunities in research institutes, consulting firms, or government agencies requiring geospatial expertise, making significant contributions to areas like climate change monitoring, disaster management, and land use planning.

Scholarships Available

Departmental Merit Scholarships are available for students.