GIS Training

International Training at Bahrain

In 2006, GIS training (150 hours) 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.

Corporate Trainings, Workshops & Seminars

Geospatial technologies being the need of the hour, imperative need for its training is felt by many organisations. Xenolith Geoservices systematically studies such requests through Training Need Analysis and designs specialised training programmes in consultation with the user organisation to meet its requirements. Depending upon the situation, such on-demand programmes are organised in the form of short-term training programme/ workshop/ seminar/ awareness programme.

Xenolith Geoservices conducts training in own/associate’s premises as well as delivers it at the user end if requisite training facilities are availed. It has catered to on-demand training requests of 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)
GIS Training at AIILSG

Xenolith Geoservices offers short-term course in GIS through AIILSG on regular basis. It is designed as per the industry requirements and is usually opted by fresh graduates and postgraduates in earth science, physical science, environmental science, engineering and architecture who aspire to build careers in geospatial industry. In the past, it was offered at Pune, Navi Mumbai, Kolhapur & New Delhi. But presently it is offered as AIILSG,Pune only.

Details of short-term GIS training course
Through AIILSG, Xenolith Geosrevices offers following placement oriented courses
1. Certificate Course in GIS

Institute: All India Institute of Local Self Government (AIILSG)

Location: Pune

Eligibility: Graduate/ Post-graduate in Geography/ 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

2. Diploma in GIS

Sponsored by: BARTI (Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research & Training Institute)

Institute: All India Institute of Local Self Government (AIILSG)

Location: Pune

Eligibility: Graduate/ Post-graduate in Geography/ Science/ Engineering/ Architecture

Caste: Scheduled Caste

Domicile: Maharashtra

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)

Fees: Free (as the program is sponsored by the Government of Maharashtra)

Stipend: Students receive monthly stipend of Rs. 4,000 (subjected to terms & conditions)

Medium of instruction: English

Contact: 9822286468, 9922109950

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)

Participation in events
  • Department of Town Planning & Valuation, Maharashtra State Centenary 2013
  • Workshop on ‘Urban Tree Census’ organised by AIILSG, Pune (Sept 2013)
  • Geospatial World 2012
  • User Interaction Workshop (National Remote Sensing Agency), Hyderabad 2012
  • Municipalika – 2012, Chennai
  • International conference held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (April 2011)
  • Municipalika - 2009, Mumbai
  • Workshop on Municipal applications of GIS: conducted for Officers from ULBs all over Maharashtra (conducted by AIILSG)
  • Workshop on ‘Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems in Environmental Applications’, Nerul (Navi Mumbai)
  • Sakal Advantage: Career fair, Pune
  • State Level Conference of Geography, Kolhapur
  • ‘Bharari’: Career & IT exhibition, Kolhapur