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Certificate in Geographical Information System (GIS)

February 29 - 1 March 20

Institute for Biodiversity conservation and Training is pleased to announce Certificate course on in Geographical Information System with Hands-On training. The course is designed to accomodate first time users to experienced level. 

In this course, the participants will be equipped with the following:
1. Fundamentals of Geographichal Information System
2. Map making
Hands-on training
    Making a Map
    Working with Attributes
    Importing Spreadsheets or CSV files
    Basic Vector Styling
    Calculate Line Lengths and Statistics
    Basic Raster Styling and Analysis
    Raster Mosaicing and Clipping
    Working with Terrain Data
    Working with WMS Data
    Working with Projections
    Georeferencing Topo Sheets and Scanned Maps
    Digitizing Map Data (point, polyline and polygon)
    Search and download OpenStreetMap Data

What is Geographical Information System (GIS) ?
A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographic data.

By the end of the course the candidates will be familiar with Fundamentals of GIS and able to contribute to GIS Projects involving basic to intermediate level analysis using open source softwares and Google Earth Engine.

Who can attend this Course?
Students pursuing Bachelor's, Master Degree, M.Phil., Post-Doc, Research Scholars, Researchers, Scientists who are working across broad range of fields, including, conservation biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, Environmental Science etc. New and Experienced at GIS can also apply.

No of Seats: 25

What should I do to attend Course?

Email following details to
Subject: Certificate in GIS
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Selection of Candidates:
This course accepts 25 students based on first come first serve basis and relevance of the course. The selected candidates will be notified by email and are required pay registration within 5 calendar days from the date of selection.

Course timings:
The course will commence at 9:00 am and expected to complete by 6:00 pm everyday.

What is the cost of the course?
The cost of the course is Rs.3,000.00 (Rupees three thousand only) payable online on or before deadline (selected candidates only).

The fee covers the lectures, the course material, free data sets, lunch and cookies over beverages.

The registration fee excludes Breakfast, Dinner, accomodation, travel costs and other expenditures.

What will I get?
Upon successful completion of this course the candidates will receive Certificate.
Attendance to all the sessions are mandatory.

Wish you Good Luck!!

Shoba Samuel
Ms. Shoba Samuel,


#5, 7th Main road, Shankar nagar, Bangalore 560096, Karntaka, India