Training in Geoinformatics
(GIS and Remote Sensing)

Applications are invited for short term training programme (non residential)
in Geo-Informatics from September 2019 to March 2020

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About Training

Geoinformatics encompasses multiple disciplines viz. GIS, remote sensing, geodesy, GPS and cartography. It has tremendous utility and applications in decisions involving locational data, or data with spatial dimensions. It deals with both spatial and non-spatial data. It covers all aspects of spatial and non-spatial data management like acquisition, storage, manipulation, analysis, display and modelling etc. Applications of geoinformatics are mainly oriented to real world management problems pertaining to natural as well as man-made environments.

Note: Application form can be downloaded or can be obtained from XISS office counter by paying Rs. 100/- and tax.

Important dates

Selling of Application forms: 05.08.2019
Last date of apply: 14.09.2019
Last date of payment of Training Fees: 16.09.2019
Commencement of Training: 16.09.2019

Who can Apply?

Students: Graduate and post graduate students from any discipline can apply.
Professionals: State government employees working in the field of water resource management, forestry, land resource management, drinking water supply, power distribution, mining, disaster management. Others professionals working in the private sector may also apply.
Students pursuing their Graduation and Post-Graduation courses may also apply and can pursue it as an add-on skill development.

Training Timing: 3pm-6pm (Tuesday to Friday)

Our Facilities

Limited Seats: 30
Training Fees: 35,000/- (and Tax as applicable) Payable in two instalments

Lab Computers

There are 30 computers in the GIS Lab where each trainee can work exclusively on his/her computer.

GIS Software

All the system are updated with latest versions of softwares like Arc GIS, ERDAS-Imagine, Geomedia, ENVI, I-GIS and Q-GIS.


XISS has got a fully air-conditioned Wi-Fi enabled, well-equipped GIS and RS Laboratory.


Each Trainee will be given a certificate of accomplishment after successful completion of the training.

Training Contents

The training is module based and has both theoretical background and hands on practice. The modules are as given below (Scroll Over):

Module I
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Remote Sensing
Module II
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Digital Image Processing
Module III
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Spatial Analysis
Module IV
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The story and working of GPS
Module V
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Trends in GIS and RS Applications
Module VI
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Seminars and Presentations
Module VII
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Working through a GI Project
Module VIII
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Lt. Col Adhish Dhyani
Batch : Aug 16 - Feb 17

XISS is the perfect place to start for those who are new to the field of GIS and RS. I started as a complete novice on the subject. The concepts and hands on experience on various GIS and RS softwares imparted during the course of training gave me an excellent launching base which I have been able to incorporate into my work flow.

Md. Azmal
ADCC Infotech, Nagpur
Batch : Aug 16 - Feb 17

Geoinformatics is one of the best courses nowadays and for near future. It is very interesting and the recruitment prospect is good. In my opinion, XISS is the best institute for Geoinformatics training course. There is a separate computer for each student and good environment in the class room for learning. And I got good campus placement here.

Mr. Ankit Bara
BIT, Mesra
Batch : Aug 16 - Feb 17

Before the course I was a bit confused, but we got the subject across by breaking everything down to simplified sections. Our faculties were very informative and practical. It was a good mixture of theoretical and practical training. I gained interest on GIS and RS and now am into M Tech in RS. I am happy I learned it from Prakash sir and Sunil sir.

Mr. Sanju Sinha
JSMDC, Ranchi
Batch : Aug 16 - Feb 17

I joined XISS for geoinformatics and my experience was really awesome. Well planned course and well planned delivery of subjects helped me in achieving good knowledge to full extent. Training was good and upto the market of our industry. Faculties are good having sound knowledge in their domains.

Md. Manowar Khurshid
Chartered Engineer, ACIArb, AMIE,
Batch : Aug 16 - Feb 17

Getting enrolled in the GIS and RS course was an impulsive decision that I took, however it paid me with rich dividend and empowered me with much needed knowledge. Thanks to Faculty members, Visiting Professors and Support staffs at XISS.

Ms. Apoorva Voller
ST. Xavier College, Ranchi
Batch : Aug 16 - Feb 17

The Geoinformatics Training at XISS proved to be of immense help to me. The syllabus is exhaustive yet compact and is rendered with great clarity delivered at the level of the understanding of the students. Faculty and instructors are good. The materials and books provided further enhance the understanding of the concepts discussed in the class. Learn GIS in a short time and explore it for a life time.

Ms. Gayatri Rani
BIT, Mesra
Batch : Aug16 - Feb 17

I liked all the GIS RS classes. The theory classes as well as the Lab practicals were very interesting. The practicals were conducted on all leading latest GIS & RS Softwares.

Ms. Pallavi Catherine Ekka
ADCC Infotech, Nagpur
Batch : Aug 16 - Feb 17

The content taught was extremely informative and useful to know and learn. Lab works on Arc GIS and AutoCAD, seminars and field works were really knowledgeable and also full of fun. I would like to thank Mr P C Dash, Mr Sunil Pratap for sharing their knowledge. I recommend this training to all looking forward to learn GIS and Remote Sensing.

Mr. Aditya Kumar
Batch : Jan - July 16

I was in the first batch and I must say I am incredibly blessed to have trained from XISS. Faculty members are extremely knowledgeable. The best part is that it made me completely job ready and the faculty members try for arranging job interviews at the end of training. I learned a lot and the support from the faculty is a blessing for a lifetime.

Mrs. Rikki Verma
Batch : Jan - July 16

Considering the huge demand of GIS experts, in Ranchi XISS, RU and BIT are offering courses. Team XISS is doing their best to impart technical training on GIS and RS to all aspirants to enhance their problem solving skills. I was privileged to be a part of XISS training prog, especially doing a project on “Watershed Management using Geoinformatics” gave me good exposure and enthused me to be a GIS professional from a home maker.

Ms. Shruti Ida Kujur
ADCC Infotech, Nagpur
Batch : Aug 16 - Feb 17

I enjoyed each and every moment of my training. The classes were informative and interesting; discussions inspiring and lab practicals were helpful in executing the knowledge gained in the class. I thank Mr P C Dash and Mr Sunil Pratap for their efforts and recommend this training to all who are looking forward to learn about GIS and RS.

Ms. Durgeshwari Kumari
Batch : Jan - July 16

The objectives of the training are clear; all relevant details are covered in an organized and lucid manner. Subject materials were provided, sessions were interactive, discussions were application oriented and it covered each dimension in a time bound manner. I did my course under the able guidance of P C Dash and Sunil Pratap.

Contact Us

GI Training, (GIS and Remote Sensing)
Xavier Institute of Social Service
Dr. Camil Bulcke Path
Post Box - 7, Ranchi - 834 001
Jharkhand, INDIA

+91 651 220 0873

Time: 9.00 am - 4.30 pm