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With increasing awareness and utilization of GIS and RS technologies in research, planning and decision-making process in public and private sector organizations; academic institutions, the employment prospects for graduates are high.

Any graduate interested to learn and gain comprehensive knowledge about GIS and RS can get enrolled in “Short Course in GIS and RS” when offered by IGIS.

Faculty and the students have access to state of the art laboratories equipped with the latest Intel Pentium 4 computers; HP LaserJet printers; HP plotters to meet large scale printing requirements; Contex Wide format scanners, with a capacity to scan a 42 inch wide maps, aerial photographs etc; GPS for field data collection etc. In addition, ArcGIS10 and ERDAS Imagine 2011softwares (ESRI & Leica Geosystems products respectively) are available for analysis and image processing. IGIS holds about 1,000 books, articles, and related published material for the students.

BE Classes –from 9:00am -- 5:00pm (Mon – Fri).

MS Classes – from 5:00pm -- 9:00pm (Mon – Fri).

PhD Classes –from 5:00pm  – 9: 00pm (Mon –Fri)

A geographic information system is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data. The acronym GIS is used for Geographical Information Science.

Remote Sensing (RS) is the science and art of obtaining information about an object, area, or phenomenon through the analysis of data acquired by a device (ground based/aircraft/satellite) that is not in contact with the object, area, or phenomenon under investigation


For PG Admission details fallow the link. http://pgadmission.nust.edu.pk/

IGIS is located at: IGIS Building, NUST Sector H-12, Islamabad Pakistan.

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