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Placement Brochure

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Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) under Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space, Govt. of India is a premier training and educational institute established in 1966 and committed to prepare Professionals in the field of Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics and GPS Technology for Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster Management. The Institute is also host for Centre for Space Science & Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (affiliated to the United Nations) and conducts International Training Programmes.

The training and education programmes conducted by the Institute include: i) Post-graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing and GIS in eight disciplines, ii) M.Tech. (RS & GIS) in eight disciplines conducted in collaboration with Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and iii) M.Sc. and PG Diploma courses in Geoinformatics conducted in collaboration with the Faculty of Geo-information Science & Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente (UT), The Netherlands. The institute also conducts various other courses, namely i) Certificate programmes (including NNRMS-ISRO sponsored programme for University faculty), ii) Awareness programmes, and iii) Special on-demand/tailor-made courses. The Institute has so far trained 10,591 professionals including 1003 from abroad representing 95 countries from Asia, Africa and South America.

Under the Outreach Programmes, the Institute conducts several courses for working professionals, researchers and students through state-of-the-art studio and e-learning concept. Currently, 469 Institutes/Organizations spread across India are networked with IIRS. More than 33,000 participant have benefitted so far from IIRS Outreach Programmes.

The Placement Brochure of 2017 includes the skills acquired by IIRS students through training/education and project work that they have carried out as a part of their Course Curricula. I am sure that the Placement Brochure shall be helpful to the Geospatial Industry, Academia and other Institutions to pick the talent and also provide opportunity to the course participants for their placement.

I wish a splendid future for our students.

Director, IIRS


For further details please contact:

Group Head, Programme Planning & Evaluation Group Indian Institute of Remote Sensing Dehradun – 248 001 email: ppeg@iirs.gov.in, Phone: (0135) 252 4105/ 4106/ 4107