Post Graduate Certificate in Geoinformatics PGCGI IGNOU
The School of Sciences has developed the Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Geoinformatics (PGCGI) with the help of several eminent experts across India drawn from ISRO, DRDO, IIT, C-DAC, DST, IITM and many private and government universities. The PGCGI programme intends to familiarise the learners with basic concepts of geoinformatics and its applications. It is built around concepts and skills at the basic level to make it easy for a learner who wishes to understand how geoinformatics can be put to practical use. It provides an opportunity to learners interested to develop basic skills and willing to go for higher studies in geoinformatics.
Objectives of the programme are to:
provide theoretical knowledge and practical exercises in the basics of geoinformation science,
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acquaint the learners with spatial data, their analysis and applications, and
widen opportunities of learners for higher studies and developing career in different sectors of employment involving geoinformatics.
School and college/university teachers either teaching or interested to teach geoinformation science-related courses
Working professionals possessing little or no exposure to geoinformatics but are interested to initiate and develop skills in this field, and
Graduates desirous of developing skills in this field.
IGNOU PGCGI Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline from a recognised university.
Medium of Instruction: English
IGNOU PGCGI Duration: Minimum 6 months and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admissions
IGNOU PGCGI Fee Structure: Rs.6000/- for full programme
The 16 credits programme comprises four courses (three theory courses and one practical course):
|Course Code||Title of the Course||Credits||Download|
|MGY 1||Introduction to Geoinformatics||4|
|MGY 2||Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation||4|
|MGY 3||Global Navigation Satellite System and Geographic Information System||4|
|MGYL 4||Geoinformatics Practical||4|