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    M Tech Geoinformatics

    About M.Tech Geoinformatics

    Geoinformatics is one of the emerging fields in India, as this field leads to the development of technology and services that touch our everyday life.  The total duration of the course is 2 years, which is divided into four semesters. One of the major advantages of Geoinformatics course at M.Tech level is that students from any branch of B.Tech can seek admission apart from graduates of certain M.Sc specializations. Through this course, the students are provided with a curriculum of the specialised concept of Geoinformatics with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of concepts such as Remote Sensing, Genetic Algorithm, GPS, Machine Learning, etc.

    Geoinformatics has a wide scope and comprises multiple disciplines. Through this course, students will be able to create unique solutions to manage and process spatial information. A graduate of M.Tech Geoinformatics can get employed as GIS Developers, GIS Analysts, GIS Engineers, GIS Managers etc.

    M.Tech Geoinformatics Course Highlights

    The major highlights of the M.Tech Geoinformatics course are given in the table below:


    Post Graduate


    The total duration of the course is two years, which is divided into four semesters. 

    Fee Structure

    INR 50,000 to 2,00,000

    Exam Type

    As the course is divided into semesters, the exams are conducted at the end of each semester.


    Candidates who have passed B.Tech from any branch are eligible for admission. M.Sc graduates can also choose this course. The list of eligible M.Sc specializations for M.Tech Geoinformatics can be checked below.

    Minimum Aggregate Required

    In order to be eligible for the entrance exam or admission process, the candidates must have a minimum of 50% of marks in Bachelor’s degree/ relevant qualification.

    Admission Process

    The admission process varies from one institute to another. Most of the institutes accept direct admission while GATE score is mandatory in some institutes.

    Starting Salary

    INR 3 to 6 LPA

    Job Options

    • Data Engineer
    • AutoCAD Expert
    • GIS Engineer
    • Remote Senser Engineer, etc.

    M.Tech Geoinformatics Eligibility Criteria

    The candidates who wish to pursue a degree in M.Tech Geoinformatics must fulfil certain eligibility criteria to be eligible for the entrance exam/ admission process. Though the eligibility criteria for admission to M.Tech Geoinformatics differs from college to college, there are certain minimum eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfil for admission.

    • A candidate who has passed B.Tech/ B.E with a minimum of 50% of marks are eligible for M.Tech Geoinformatics. Candidates from any branch of engineering can seek admission.
    • Candidates who have passed M.Sc in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Geology or Physics are eligible for admission in M.Tech Geoinformatics course.

    M.Tech Geoinformatics Admission Process

    The detailed admission process for M.Tech Geoinformatics can be checked below -

    Admission Process through GATE

    Many of the institutes, including reputed NITs, IITs, and IIITs, offer admission on the basis of GATE score. The candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria will have to apply for the GATE entrance exam. If they qualify the test, the candidates will have to participate in GATE COAP/ CCMT counselling process through which the admission will be provided.

    Admission Process through State-Level Entrance Exams

    The admission to M.Tech is also provided on the basis of score obtained in the state level entrance test (if there is no GATE score). The candidates will be provided admission through the counselling on the basis of rank obtained in the entrance test.

    Direct Admission

    Some of the private colleges offer direct admission in M.Tech Geoinformatics. The admission will be provided on the basis of merit obtained by the candidate in the qualifying degree.

    M.Tech Geoinformatics Course Fees

    On average, the course fee for M.Tech Geoinformatics program ranges somewhere in between INR 50k to 2 lakh. Some of the popular deemed universities in India provide scholarships to candidates based on the past academic performance or entrance test score.

    M.Tech Geoinformatics Syllabus

    The semester wise syllabus for M.Tech Geoinformatics program has been given in the table below: -

    Semester I

    Semester II

    Geographic Information System

    Geoinformatics and National Resource Management


    Digital Image Processing

    Database Management System

    Computational Intelligence

    Remote Sensing and Technology

    Geodesy, Cartography, and Global Positioning System

    Data Analytics Mathematics

    Open Elective II

    Open Elective I




    Semester III

    Semester IV

    Open Elective III

    Evaluation of project and Viva

    Project Planning & Management


    Open Elective IV

    Training and Internship



    M.Tech Geoinformatics Career Options and Job Prospects

    After completing a course in M.Tech Geoinformatics, the candidates can opt for various career opportunities and job prospects. The candidates who have pursued a degree in M.Tech Geoinformatics can go for either a government-based or a private based industry The various job options which the candidates can off after pursuing a degree in M.Tech Geoinformatics includes 

    • Data Engineer
    • AutoCAD Expert
    • GIS Engineer
    • Remote Senser Engineer, etc.

     The starting salary of a candidate for M.Tech Geoinformatics ranges in between INR 3 to 6 LPA.

    FAQs about M.Tech Geoinformatics

    What is the scope of M.Tech in Geoinformatics course in India?

    A candidate with an M.Tech in Geoinformatics degree can get employed at Central or State governments organisations like National Remote Sensing Agency, ISRO, IARI, NIC, Space Research Centres etc. They can even work in top private companies like Google, Reliance Communications, Reliance Energy, CyberTech Systems, Geofiny Technologies, Magnasoft Technology Services etc.

    What are the colleges in India that offer M.Tech in Geoinformatics courses?

    KL University ( KLU)-Guntur, Graphic Era University- Dehradun, College Of Engineering ( CET), Thiruvananthapuram are some colleges that offer M.Tech in Geoinformatics course

    What are the best career options after M.Tech in Geoinformatics?

    Data Engineer, AutoCAD Expert, GIS Engineer, Remote Sensor Engineer are some of the job roles available for a candidate with an M.Tech in Geoinformatics degree.

    What is the starting salary of a candidate with an M.Tech in Geoinformatics degree?

    The starting salary of a candidate with ann an M.Tech in Geoinformatics degree ranges between Rs 3.00 Lakhs to Rs 6.00 Lakhs per Annum

    Is there any entrance exam for admission in M.Tech in Geoinformatics course?

    B. Tech candidates must have a valid GATE scorecard for admission in M.Tech in Geoinformatics course.
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