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S.No Course Code Course Name Specialization Start date Completion date Last date to apply Detail Apply
1 D-AS Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Agriculture & Soils July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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2 D-FE Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Forest Resources & Ecosystem Analysis July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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3 D-GS Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Geosciences July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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4 D-MS Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Marine & Atmospheric Sciences July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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5 D-UR Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Urban & Regional Studies July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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6 D-WR Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Water Resources July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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7 D-PR Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Satellite Image Analysis & Photogrammetry July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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8 D-NHD Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Natural Hazards & Disaster Risk Management July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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9 D-SDS Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing & GIS Spatial Data Science July 28, 2021 July 9, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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10 M-MS M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Marine & Atmospheric Sciences July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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11 M-AS M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Agriculture & Soils July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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12 M-FE M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Forest Resources & Ecosystem Analysis July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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13 M-GS M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Geosciences July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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14 M-UR M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Urban & Regional Studies July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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15 M-WR M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Water Resources July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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16 M-PR M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Satellite Image Analysis & Photogrammetry July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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17 M-GI M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Geoinformatics July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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18 M-NHD M.Tech. in Remote Sensing & GIS Natural Hazards & Disaster Risk Management July 28, 2021 June 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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19 D-GI Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformation Science & Earth Observation with specialization in Geoinformatics (IIRS-ITC Joint Education Programme) Geoinformatics September 13, 2021 August 31, 2022 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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20 MS-GI M.Sc. in Geo-information Science & Earth Observation with specialization in Geoinformatics (IIRS-ITC Joint Education Programme) Geoinformatics September 13, 2021 July 30, 2023 March 31, 2021, 17:30 hrs
April 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs
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21 O-DM Course for Decision Makers: Remote Sensing - An Overview for Decision Makers June 15, 2021 June 18, 2021 May 10, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
22 S-GI Short Course on Geoinformatics (ITEC Sponsored for International participant) Geoinformatics September 13, 2021 November 5, 2021 --- More info
23 S-RS Short Course on Remote Sensing (ITEC Sponsored for International participant) Digital Image Processing January 10, 2022 March 4, 2022 --- More info
24 C-RS Certificate Course: Short Course on Remote Sensing and Image Analysis Digital Image Processing January 10, 2022 March 4, 2022 November 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
25 N-GI NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers GIS Technology and Advances May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
26 N-WR NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers RS & GIS Applications in Water Resources May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
27 N-FE NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers RS & GIS Applications in Forest Resources & Ecosystem Analysis May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
28 N-UR NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers RS & GIS Applications in Urban & Regional Studies May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
29 N-SIP NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers Satellite Image Analysis & Photogrammetry May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
30 N-GS NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers RS & GIS Applications in Geosciences May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
31 N-AS NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers RS & GIS Applications in Agriculture & Soils May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
32 N-CO NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers RS & GIS Applications in Coastal & Ocean Sciences May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
33 N-GVW NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers Geocomputation and Visualization in Web Platforms May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
34 N-NHD NNRMS-ISRO Sponsored Certificate Courses for Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers Natural Hazards & Disaster Risk Management May 10, 2021 July 2, 2021 March 12, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
35 C-SC Awareness Course for School Students- Usefulness of Remote Sensing & GIS for Environmental Study June 21, 2021 June 25, 2021 April 30, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
36 SP-WR Special Course- Remote Sensing & GIS Applications in Hydrological Modeling Water Resources & Hydrology September 13, 2021 September 24, 2021 March 5, 2021, 17:30 hrs
July 30, 2021, 00:00 hrs
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37 SP-GS Ground-based Subsurface Imaging for Enhanced Earth Observation Applications in Geosciences Geosciences May 3, 2021 May 7, 2021 March 19, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
38 SP-GI Big Geodata Processing Geoinformatics April 5, 2021 April 30, 2021 February 21, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info
39 SP-AG Microwave Remote Sensing Applications in Agriculture Agriculture July 5, 2021 July 16, 2021 May 14, 2021, 17:30 hrs More info

Important Information

  • Only Online Applications will be considered, except for the O-DM course (Sl. No. 21) and C-SC course (Sl. No. 35)
  • Application Fee for Courses at Sl. No. 1 to 20,24: For Indian nationals –Rs. 1,000*; For Foreign nationals –USD100*.
    • Fee should be paid online.
    • *Candidate applying for both P.G. Diploma (Sl. No. 1-9) and M.Tech. (Sl. No. 10-18) will have to pay the Application Fee Rs. of 1500/-(USD 150 for foreign nationals).Candidate has to choose only one specialization at the time of applying online, which cannot be changed subsequently. Further, if the candidate wishes to apply for P.G. Diploma as well as M.Tech., he/she has to select the same specialisation for both the courses, give the order of preference for P.G. Diploma and M.Tech, and pay the requisite application fee.
    • *Candidate applying for both P.G. Diploma in Geoinformatics (D-GI; Sl. No. 19) and M.Sc. in Geoinformatics (MS-GI; Sl. No. 20) will have to pay the Application Fee Rs. of 1500/-(USD 150 for foreign nationals). Further, if the candidate wishes to apply for P.G. Diploma in Geoinformatics (D-GI) as well as M.Sc. in Geoinformatics (MS-GI), he/she has to select both the courses, give the order of preference, and pay the requisite application fee.
  • Instructions for Appearing Candidates:
    • Candidates in the final semester/year of the qualifying degree can also apply for the P.G. Diploma, M.Tech. and M.Sc. courses (mentioned above at Sl. No. 1 to 20) under the “Result Awaited” category. However, such candidates must submit the proof of marks/grades (cumulative marks/CGPA) till the pre-final semester/year at the time of submitting the online application, without which the application will be treated as incomplete and will be rejected.
    • Admission of such appearing candidates, if selected, will be provisional and they will have to submit the marksheets/certificates of final semester/year on the date of registration (during admission) or before the last date as announced/decidedby IIRS. Non-fulfilment of this condition will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.
  • Instructions for Govt.-sponsored Candidates:
    • -Govt.-sponsored candidate means only the Permanent Employee nominated bya Govt. organizationin India (Central or State Government Ministries/Departments or Autonomous Institutions and State or Central Govt.-funded Universities). Nominatingorganizations are required to meet all expenses viz., traveling allowance, daily allowance,contingent expenses, medical expenses, etc.for their candidates.
    • Courses at Sl. Nos. 21,24, 36-39are paid courses for all,including candidates nominated by the Govt. organizations.
    • Govt.-sponsored candidates must submit the Nomination Form from the Competent Authority of their parent organisation/institute at the time of submitting the online application. The template of the Nomination Form can be downloaded from https://admissions.iirs.gov.in.
    • Incase of NNRMS-ISRO sponsored courses(S. No. 25 to 34), Regular/Permanent faculty members (teachers) of UGC/AICTE approved universities & their affiliated colleges nominated by Vice Chancellor/ Principal/ Registrar/ Dean, and Regular/Permanent Faculty/Scientists/Engineers/Officers nominated by the competent authority of the Central/State Govt. organisations/institutions will be considered as NNRMS/ISRO-sponsored candidates. Such candidates will be eligible for payment of TA (2nd AC train fare) and nominal living expenses by IIRS as per the provision available under this programmeand as per rules.Further, such candidates must submit Nomination Form from the Competent Authority of their parent organisation/institute at the time of submitting the online application.The template of the Nomination Form can be downloaded from https://admissions.iirs.gov.in. All such candidates who have not submitted the Nomination Form from the Competent Authority of their parent organisation/institute or those who are not entitled for being considered as NNRMS/ISRO-sponsored candidates, will be treated as Self-Financed candidates.
  • Candidate should ensure his/her eligibility and then apply for the relevant course(s). Incomplete application (including non-payment of application fee, whereverapplicable) will be summarily rejected.
  • Course fee and other expenditure are likely to change as per IIRS and collaborating University’s/ Institute’s policy.
  • Payment of Fee:
    • Self-financed candidates, if selected in courses mentioned at S.No. 1-20 of this calendar, have to make an payment of Rs.10,000/-(subject to change) on or before the last date mentioned in the letter sent by the Institute (IIRS) for confirmation of seat,failing which seats will be offered to the wait-listed candidates; this amount will be adjusted in the course fee later.Remaining fee will have to be paid on or before the date specified by IIRS. Refund of fee will be governed by the fee refund policy of IIRS (available in website).
    • For courses at Sl.No. 21, 24, 36-39 (Govt.-sponsored & self-financed candidates) and Sl. No. 25-34 (for self-financed candidates), full fee has to be paid on or before the date specified by IIRS prior to the commencement of the course. Refund of fee will be governed by the fee refund policy of IIRS (available in website).
  • Boarding and lodging charges in IIRS Hostel are currently Rs. 4,500/-to Rs. 6,000-per month (approx.). Local candidates will be considered for hostel accommodation,only if available.
  • Increase and decrease in number of seatsand age/qualificationrelaxation for candidates nominated by the govt. organizations will be at the discretion of the institute.In the event of number of applications being large, institute may adopt short-listing criteria based on academic record, relevant experience, etc. Government-sponsored candidateswill be given preferencefor admission.
  • If the date of course commencement falls on a holiday, course will start from next working day.
  • The medium of instructions in the courses is English.
To apply online, please visit https://admissions.iirs.gov.in. For any further details, please contact: Group Head, Programme Planning & Evaluation Group, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO, 4 Kalidas Road, Dehradun-248001, Uttarakhand, India. Tel:+91-135-2524105, 2524106, Fax: +91-135-2741987,2748041; E-mail: admissions@iirs.gov.in. Kindly visit www.iirs.gov.in for other details. Correspondence will generally be done through e-mail. Therefore, all candidates are advised to regularly check their email and visit IIRS website frequently for regular updates.

NOTE: The Admission to any course will be cancelled if found to have secured admission through forged documents/ submitting false information.


Only those P.G. Diploma students who have also applied for M.Tech. course before the last date of filing the online application shall be considered for the conversion from P.G. Diploma to M.Tech. course.