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Indian Institute of Remote Sensing M.Tech. Admission 2019 Dates, Application

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Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) announces admission to M.Tech Program 2019

IIRS M.Tech Admission 2019 - Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)  invites applications from interested candidates for admission to M.Tech. program for the academic session  2019


Also See : Admission Notification 2019


About IIRS M.Tech. Program

  • IIRS M.Tech. (RS & GIS) course is to provide in-depth understanding of remote sensing, satellite image analysis, Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technologies and their applications in natural resources survey and monitoring including agriculture and soils, forestry and ecology, geology and mineral resources, water resources, marine resources, urban and regional planning, atmospheric studies and disaster management.
  • It is a four semester course in which first two semesters are devoted to exhaustive course work and other two semesters has research project with a mandate to work as a member of a research group in a project in close association with the subject matter experts.

The M.Tech. Course is offered in the following specializations

  • Agriculture & Soils
  • Forest Resources & Ecosystem Analysis
  • Geoinformatics
  • Geosciences
  • Marine & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Satellite Image Analysis & Photogrammetry
  • Urban & Regional Studies
  • Water Resources


Also See : M.Tech Admission 2019


IIRS M.Tech Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Last date to apply: 29th March 2019
  • Entrance test tentative date: 04-06 May 2019


Eligibility Criteria for IIRS M.Tech Admission 2019

For Agriculture & Soils:

  • M.Sc. (Soil Sci./Agromet./Entomology/Pathology/Agron./Plant Physiol./Hort./ Agric. Botany/Soil Conservation & Water Management/Climate Change Adaptation) / Env. Sci. (OR) B.E./B.Tech. (Agril. Engg./Agri. Informatics/Agri. & Food Engg.) (OR) B.Sc. Agriculture/Horticulture/ Sericulture (4-years degree) (OR) Master's in Geography.

For Forest Resources & Ecosystem Analysis:

  • M.Sc. (Forestry/Ecology/Botany/Wildlife Sci./Biosci./Zoology/Env. Sci. /Env. Mgmt. /Natural Resources Management/Life Sci./Plant Sci.) (OR) 4 years B.Sc. (Forestry/Biotech./Forest Biotech./Bioinformatics) (OR) B.E./B.Tech.(Biotech./Forest Biotech./ Bioinformatics/ Environmental Engg.) (OR) Master's in Geography.

For Geosciences

  • M.Sc./M.Sc.(Tech.)/M.Tech. (Geol. /Appl. Geol./Geophy./Earth Sci./Geoexplor./Petrol. Engg./Geo-Engg./ Mining Engg. /Geography) (OR) B.Tech./B.E. (Civil Engg./Geosci./Petrol. Engg./Mining Engg./ Mineral Processing)

For Marine & Atmospheric Science:

  • M.Sc. (Marine Sci./Earth Sci./Phy./Oceanog./Meteor./Atm. Sci./Env. Sci./Maths) (OR) Master's in Geography

For Satellite Image Analysis & Photogrammetry:

  • M.Sc./M.Tech. (Phy./Appl. Phy./Maths/Chem./Stat./Appl. Maths/Comp. Sci./IT/Geoinform./ Geomatics/ Remote Sensing/Civil Engg. or equivalent) (OR) B.E. /B.Tech. /B.Sc. Engg. (Civil/ Electronics/Electrical/ ECE/Comp. Sci./IT/Geomatics/Geoinform./Remote Sensing or equivalent) (OR) M.Sc.in Geography

For Urban & Regional Studies:

  • Master's (Plan./Arch./Civil/Comp. Sci./Geoinformatics/Env. Sci. or equivalent) (OR) B.Plan./ B.Arch. or equivalent (OR) B.E./B.Tech. (Civil/Comp. Sci./Geoinformatics or equivalent) (OR) Master's in Geography.

For Water Resources:

  • Master's (Geol. /Env. Sci.) (OR) B.E./B.Tech.(Civil Engg./Agril. Engg. /Water Res. Engg./ Structural Engg.)

Age Limit: Age limit for all the courses is 45 years.


Selection Process

  • Admission criteria for self financed candidates:  Entrance test and interview
  • Admission criteria for Govt. Sponsored/ Nominated candidates: Govt. sponsored candidates are exempted from written test and they have to appear only for interview

Examination Center

  • Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata, Nagpur, Raipur, Varanasi, Thiruvanthapuram

Number of seats

  • Total 40 seats are available (including all specializations)

Course Fee

  • Govt. Sponsored candidates: University Registration Fee only (currently Rs. 20,000)
  • Self financed (Indian) candidates: Rs. 1, 64,000
  • Foreign candidates: USD 14,400


IIRS M.Tech Admission 2019 Application Process

  • Application can fill the online form available in IIRS website ((https://admissions.iirs.gov.in).
  • Any other mode of applications will not be considered.


Indian Institute of Remote Sensing

National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian Space Research Organization Dept. of Space, Govt. of India, Dehradun-248001