Registration for the GIS XISS course begins

In the era of artificial intelligence and smart city projects, the involvement of young people is increasing at a rapid speed, as is the interest in any related professional course. A course in Geographic Information Science (GIS) or Geoinformatics proves extremely beneficial for them while pursuing a career in these fields. Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi is starting a new batch for its GIS training program and has rolled out admission forms, with October 17, 2022 as the deadline. GIS is a six-month training program with 30 places available for all disciplines of UG, PG and ITI. For more details, visit the website

Each student has a separate computer as well as free books and study materials. Software such as ArcGIS, ERDAS, ENVI, i-GIS and Q-GIS are taught as well as training on GPS, DGPS and ETS surveying instruments. GIS and remote sensing are used in urban planning, weather forecasting, land information management system and watershed management projects.

Dr. Prakash Chandra Dash, Program Coordinator at XISS, said, “Geoinformatics as a branch of study, owing to its wider applications in various fields, is rapidly gaining popularity and acceptance by government and private agencies. attracts students. The placement of the last three lots was nearly 95%. Classes are held from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the evening, which helps students to take this course as a complementary course.

From the current batch, most of the interns who sat for placement were placed at Smart City Project, MGNREGA, Forest Department, Revenue Department, PMGSY, Road Development Dept, Agriculture Department, Mining, Urban Development, Drinking Water Department , Survey of India Projects as well as in the private sector and other non-governmental organizations.

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