GIS Training

Certificate Course in GIS

Job oriented ‘Certificate Course in GIS’ is offered through All India Institute of Local Self Government, an academic institute recognised by the Govt. of Maharashtra.
It is designed as per the industry requirements and avails opportunity to fresh graduates and postgraduates in earth science, environmental science, engineering and architecture to build careers in geospatial industry. It is also suited for research scholars who want to utilise GIS as a tool in their research work for better data visualisation & analyses.
Location: Pune
Venue: GIS Cell, 2nd floor All India Institute of Local Self Government (AIILSG) L Building, Pinnac Memories (Phase II) Near Kothrud Bus Stand, Kothrud, Pune (Landmark – Karve statue/ Konkan Express Restaurant)
Eligibility: Graduate/ Post-graduate in Geography/ Earth Science/ Engineering/ Architecture
Duration: 180 hours (90 working days)
Training hours: 2 hours daily, 6 days a week
Contents*: GIS Concepts, overview of GPS & Remote Sensing technologies, hands-on training on software (Autodesk Map, ArcView, ArcGIS Desktop, Microstation & introduction to ERDAS Imagine) * Syllabus is subjected to change based on industry requirements
Fees: Rs. 20,000 (payable in two equal instalments)
Medium of instruction: English
Contact: 9922109950

Capacity Building Workshop

Xenolith Geoservices has been actively engaged with the prominent institutes in Pune and contributed to various Capacity Building programs conducted by them. These include:
  • Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA)
    For capacity building programs conducted for administrators in Urban Local Bodies (ULB) and for Department of Town Planning to demonstrate application of technology for various urban projects.
  • Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management (VAMNICOM), Pune
    For workshop conducted for sugar cooperative industries.

Corporate Training

Many organisations have realised that geospatial technologies being the need of the hour, there is urgent necessity for its training.
Xenolith Geoservices systematically studies such requests received from user groups through detailed Training Need Analysis and designs specialised training programmes in consultation with the user organisation to meet its requirements. Such on-demand programmes can be in the form of short-term training programmes/ workshops/ seminars/ awareness programmes.
Corporate training programs can be designed for full-day and/or weekend programs as per clients convenience. Specialised training can be conducted in Xenolith’s premises or at the user end if requisite training facilities are available. Expert guest faculty is also deployed for specific modules/ as per specific requirement of the client.
On-demand training programs have been conducted for the following:
  • National Institute of Malaria Research, New Delhi
  • Pune Municipal Corporation
  • Thane Municipal Corporation
  • YASHADA, Pune
  • Genesys International Corp. Ltd., Mumbai
  • imaGIS Engineering Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Nagpur
  • CDS Geotech India Pvt. Ltd, Nagpur
  • Arts, Science, Engineering, Architecture colleges in western Maharashtra (Awareness programme)
International Training (Bahrain)

150 hours GIS training was conducted for Ministry of Labour, Govt. of Bahrain in association with Almoayed Group at AIT, Bahrain. The training covered GIS fundamentals, GPS basics, Digital Image Processing, GIS Databases, Web GIS and software training on Bentley, MapInfo & ERDAS products.

Training in association with Universities and Colleges

  • University of Pune: Graduate program in GIS & Remote Sensing
    University of Pune (Geography Department) offers one year Degree (Bachelor of Science) course in Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System. Xenolith Geoservices in association with MITCON, provided the necessary infrastructure (hardware, software) and expert faculty for this course in its early years.
  • Rachana Sansad, Mumbai
    Rachana Sansad is a renowned architecture institute in Mumbai. Xenolith Geoservices imparted training on GIS and Terrain mapping for M.Arch (Environment Planning & Architecture). The said post-graduate program was offered in affiliation to YCMOU.
  • Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai
    SPCOE is a well-known engineering college in Mumbai. Xenolith Geoservices conducted ‘Certificate Course in GIS’ for students of Civil Engineering of this college.
  • Dr. B.N. College of Architecture, Pune
    Xenolith Geoservices imparted specialised GIS training focused on hands-on training on ArcGIS for post graduate architecture students of this college and also guided them on its application for their academic project.
  • PVP College of Architecture, Pune
    Students of third semester of under graduate architecture program were trained in GIS and hand-on training was provided to enable them to apply it for their academic project as part of their curriculum.

Some of the major Recruiters for our alumni include
  • Genesys International Corporation Ltd., Mumbai
  • Navteq, Mumbai (now known as Here India)
  • Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) Mumbai
  • Rolta India Ltd., Mumbai
  • CyberTech Systems & Software Ltd., Thane
  • MapWorld Technologies, Mumbai
  • Reliance Big Entertainment, Navi Mumbai
  • R M S I, Noida
  • Raj technologies, Nasik
  • TomTom India Ltd., Pune
  • IndiaCom, Pune
  • Science & Technology Park, Pune
  • Atlas Geographic Data Pvt. Ltd., Pune
  • Nirman Infrastructures, Pune
  • Automative Navigation Data (AND) Pvt.Ltd., Pune
  • GraphiCAD Sytems, Pune
  • Primove Infrastructure Development Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Pune
  • Geo Resource Mapping Pvt. Ltd., Pune