Post Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information System & Remote
Sensing is a six months (24 weeks) full time programme comprising 3
modules in GIS & RS under Remote Sensing, Core GIS & Application
Development. It incorporates Specialization through project work in
different domains of GIS & RS. The course places emphasis on
practical, application-oriented work. On completion, participants
will be able to design and carry out spatial and sequential data
processing steps for solving typical GIS problems involving
information in the chosen application domain.
Evaluation at the subject level followed by an exam at the end
of each module
Intake - 15 seats (maximum)
Curriculum designed in consultation with industry experts and
leading Academicians (Technical Advisory Committee)
Well-equipped library with access to International Journals
Extensive hands on sessions
Limited Internet access
Exposure to soft skills
ISO Certified training process
Quality Course Material
Access to state-of-the-art computing facilities
Post Graduation OR Graduation or Diploma (10+3 Yrs)
Candidates should have minimum 50% in last qualifying degree.
Candidates who have less than 50% in any of the academic
qualifications are Not Eligible. Students appearing for the
final semester examination(Result Awaited) are also eligible.
Selection Process & Declaration of Result
There would be an Online Exam.
Result will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in Online
Exam and past academic record.
List of selected and waitlisted candidates (if any) would be
declared from the Result.
In case, any selected candidate does not pay first installment
of fee by specified date, his/her seat will be treated as
vacant. Such vacant seats will be allotted to candidates in
Seats from waitlist will be filled only against the vacant
In case any waitlisted candidate fails to do so his seat will
allocated to the next candidate in waitlisted merit list.
Waitlisted candidates will contact at CDAC, Noida on specified
date and time.
In case there are vacant seats after the dates for submission of
fee by merit and waitlisted candidates is over, they will be
filled up from the left over of the selected & wait listed
candidates up till one week(5 working days inclusive of the
commencement date) from the commencement of the course.
Since result awaited candidates of eligible qualification may
also apply for the programme, they have to submit the final year
marksheet or completion certificate. Failure of same may lead to
withholding of their PG diploma certificate & such candidates
shall not be considered for placement assistance through CDAC.
Fee for the Course is Rs. 55,150/-
inclusive of Service Tax @10.3%
payable in two installments (First installment Rs. 33,090/- and
Second Rs. 20,060/- both inclusive of service tax)
by Demand Draft in favour of CDAC, NOIDA payable at Noida. First
installment of fee is to be deposited by the selected/waitlisted
candidates on or before the specified date. The second
installment is to be paid on the first working day of the
programme i.e. commencement date of the programme. Course fee is
‘NON- TRANSFERRABLE’. In case a student wishes to
transfer from one course to another (subject to qualifying the
entrance exam for that course), it would be treated as a refund
case and policy of refund given below shall be applicable.
for Refund of Course Fees
The course fees paid by the candidate shall be refunded as per the
below mentioned rules:
1. The fees shall be
refunded only if the candidate applies for the refund or transfer
within one week(5 working days) inclusive of the commencement date
of the course. Request shall be accepted till 5 PM on the last
2. 25% of the course
fees shall be deducted, balance fees shall be refunded within 30
days from the commencement of the course. Such cancelled seat will
be allotted to the next waitlisted candidate.
3. Any request for
refund of fees shall not be entertained after one week (5 working
days) inclusive of the commencement date of the course.
Syllabus for Entrance Test
The Entrance Exam would be conducted in 2 hrs slots and would be
of Adaptive Type consisting of Multiple Choice Questions based on
General English (Spotting Errors/Error Identification Test,
Sentence Completion Test)
Quantitative Aptitude (Number System, Ratio & Proportion,
Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work),
Logical Reasoning (Analogy, Series Completion, Blood Relations),
Written test (class test + one comprehensive test at the end
of each module)
(60% of module end exam + 40% of class tests)
Seminar (if any) and Lab Evaluation
Attendance and Discipline
the Project is evaluated only once with the last module and a
separate Project Certificate is also awarded.
Further except for last module, other modules are evaluated on 75
marks (project Weight age excluded) and converted to 100 thereafter.
1. The student should have total of 75% attendance in classes in
order to be eligible for Participation Certificate of the
course. In case attendance falls below 75% a student may still
be awarded Participation Certificate on the basis of genuine
grounds and their approval from Executive Director.
2. The grade criteria for each module is as follows:
75% - Above
60% - 74%
50% - 59%
40% - 49%
3. As per the Quality Procedures of CDAC, Noida (ISO), the
candidates who would be absent/failed in the module end exams will
be given one more chance to re-appear in the exam at the end of the
program with the permission of Head of School.
4. Every eligible candidate would be awarded Participation
Certificate and Performance Statement (which would include Grade
Sheet and Project Certificate).
Students have to do ONE project which is the part of the PGDGIS&RS
course at the end of the specialization module. The project work is
thoroughly evaluated. The project work is allotted 50 marks *, the
categorization of which is as follows:
project is one part of the total marks assessment which is also
mentioned in Evaluation Methodology Section.
The objective of the Placement Cell is to provide PLACEMENT
ASSISTANCE to all the students registered with C-DAC, Noida for
Career Courses for a duration of 6 months and above subject to
certain criteria. List of companies who have recruited students from
this course are:
RMSI private limited
SGS Infotech Pvt. Ltd
SERVICES INDIA Pvt. Ltd
Info Systems (P) Ltd
INCA Informatics Pvt. Ltd
Satpalda Trading Pvt. Ltd
& FS Echo Smart Ltd
Rolta India Ltd
Intec Infocom Pvt. Ltd
PERIOD OF PLACEMENT
PGDGIS & RS
(DURATION 6 MONTHS)
SEPTEMBER - MARCH
For details on Placement Activity, please refer to
Concepts of RS:
Elements of Remote Sensing, Satellite Remote Sensing & Sensors,
Multispectral & Thermal Remote Sensing, Microwave & Remote Sensing
Applications, Basics of GPS, Fundamentals of Aerial Photography &
Basics of Geography & Cartography, Map Projections, Fundamentals of
GIS, Spatial Data Models, Creating & Editing Geodata, Spatial Data
Analysis & Thematic Map Preparation.
GIS Data Preparation & Analysis:
AutoCAD Map, Map Info, PC Arc Info, Arc View and Arc GIS, Spatial
Analysis using Arc GIS.
Database concepts, Data Normalizations, Relation between different
tables, Linking of External non-spatial database to Geo Database.
(Using MS Access 2000)
Application GIS Development: **
Client/Server GIS using Oracle, VB.Net and Map Objects, Internet
GIS using ASP. Net.
Tools: HTML, VB.NET, ASP.NET, SQL and PL/SQL.
** Specific to GIS only
Project Work (6 Weeks): [Client
Server GIS, RS & Internet GIS]
Land Management System
Land Use Planning
GIS Web Development
Spatial Decision Support System
Intelligent Route Navigation System
APTITUDE SKILLS AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
Submission of Application
Registration for the course would be done ONLINE. All
Candidates(whether paying through DD or through Credit Card) must
also send the print out of the application form along with the
self-attested photocopies of mark sheets and DD (if mode of payment
is DD) so as to reach the below mentioned address by or before 29th
Feburary 2012. It is advised to read the General Instructions
carefully before filling up the Application Form. Registration Fee
is Rs. 300/- per course. Fee can be paid through DD or Credit Card
only. DD should be in favor of CDAC, Noida payable at NOIDA. DD
prepared should be dated 24th Feburary 2012 or earlier. Any
Draft prepared after 24th Feburary 2012 shall not be
acceptable. If payment is made through Credit Card then candidate
shall be redirected to Payment Gateway of ICICI Bank by S/W wherein
candidate can fill necessary details to complete the registration.