School of Environmental Sciences

Mahatma Gandhi University-Kottayam



SHORT TERM COURSES / TRAINING PROGRMMES

The School has been established as a centre of learning for advanced studies in the various areas of environmental science. The regular programmes offered by the School are M.Sc., M.Phil and Ph.D. besides a few short term courses.

1. REMOTE SENSING AND GIS DIVISION
(Dr. R. SATHEESH CENTRE FOR REMOTE SENSING AND GIS) Click here to read more...

The Remote Sensing and GIS Division is equipped with the state-of-the art software for GIS (ArcGIS 10), Remote Sensing (Photo Interpretation and Digital Image Processing - ERDAS Imagine, ENVI-IDL, IDRISI Andes) along with GPS for surveying and mapping. The division has taken up various research and consultancy projects for :


  • Satellite image and aerial photo interpretation
  • Digital Image Processing
  • GPS Surveying and Mapping
  • High volume digitization of maps and documents
  • Geostatistical analysis
  • Surface modelling geoprocessing and Raster GIS modelling
  • The Facility is offering following short term courses as given below and the modules include :

    • Surveying and mapping
    • Satellite remote sensing
    • Digital image processing (DIP)
    • Aerial photography
    • Digital photogrammetry (DP)
    • GIS
    • Global Positioning System (GPS)

    A) Geoinformation Science and Technology (Remote Sensing , GIS and GPS)

    Duration 5 Months (340 hrs) , Both Full time and Part time (Classes will be arranged on Holidays for Part time candidates)
    Seats 20 (Twenty)
    Eligibility

    U.G. / P.G in any branch of Science/ in Botany / Zoology / Chemistry / Physics / Life Science / Environmental Science / Environment Management / Geography / Geology /Microbiology / Biotechnology /Biochemistry / Plant or Animal Science / Agriculture /Fisheries / Aquaculture / Horticulture / Forestry / Engineering / Community Medicine / Computer Science / Architecture / Town & Country Planning
    (Sponsored candidates from Govt./ Quasi Govt./ NGOs/ Industries and Research Fellows)

    Course fee Rs.25,000 /- ( Include Prior Registration Fee of Rs.1,000 /- ) + Caution deposit Rs.1,500/- (Refundable)
    Selection First come First serve basis, Seats can be reserved by remitting Prior Registration Fee at the time of applying

    B) Digital Photogrammetry and Digital Image Processing

    Duration 2 Months (Full time and Part time)

    (Classes will be arranged on Holidays for Part time Candidates)
    Seats 10
    Eligibility

    P.G in Science/ Agriculture/ Forestry/ Engineering
    (Sponsored candidates from Govt./ Industry / NGOs and Research fellows)

    Course fee Rs.12,000/- + Caution deposit Rs.1000/-(Refundable)
    Selection First come First serve basis, Seats can be reserved by remitting Prior Registration Fee at the time of applying
  • Course structure for both the above courses include Theory , Practical and Project work and Evaluation consists of Test paper , Viva and Presentation.

  • 2. ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS DIVISION

    The division is well equipped with sophisticated equipments and facilities. The course are designed to develop technical knowledge and specific skills for analysis and in organizing research and scientific projects. The courses are well designed by experts and consists of lectures, demonstrations, practical (both field and laboratory).


    A) Water and Waste Water Analysis

    Duration 7 Days
    Seats 15
    Eligibility
    Degree / PG in Science / Agriculture / Forestry / Engineering

    (Sponsored candidates from Govt. / Industry / NGOs / Colleges and Research fellows)

    Course fee Rs.3,500/- (Caution deposit Rs.1000/- refundable)
    Course Structure Lectures, Theory, Practical, Demonstrations and Project work

    B) Air and Sound Analysis Techniques

    Duration 6 Days
    Seats 10
    Eligibility
    Degree / PG in Science / Agriculture / Forestry / Engineering

    (Sponsored candidates from Govt. / Industry / NGOs / Colleges and Research fellows)

    Course fee Rs.2,000/- (Caution deposit Rs.500/- refundable)
    Course Structure Lectures, Theory, Practical, Demonstrations and Project work

    C) Biodiversity Analysis Techniques

    Duration 6 Days
    Seats 15
    Eligibility
    Degree / PG in Science / Agriculture / Forestry / Engineering

    (Sponsored candidates from Govt. / Industry / NGOs / Colleges and Research fellows)

    Course fee Rs.1,500/-
    Course Structure Lectures, Theory, Practical, Demonstrations and Project work

    D) Palynological and Pollen Analysis Techniques

    Duration 5 Days
    Seats 15
    Eligibility
    Degree / PG in Science / Agriculture / Forestry / Engineering

    (Sponsored candidates from Govt. / Industry / NGOs / Colleges and Research fellows)

    Course fee Rs.1,000/-
    Course Structure Lectures, Theory, Practical, Demonstrations and Project work

    Thoughts of the Page

    "Sustainability is about ecology, economy and equity"

    – Ralph Bicknese


    World Biodiversity Day- May 22