University of Madras announces MSc Geoinformatics Admission 2015

Updated on Sat, 01 August 2015 at 20:05 IST
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Department of Geography, University of Madras, Chennai invites applications for admissions to MSc Geoinformatics (Private study) for the academic year 2015 - 16.

M.Sc Geoinformatics is conducted by University of Madras, Chennai.

M.Sc Geoinformatics (Private study) at the Dept. of Geography, University of Madras is designed to provide the candidates a sound knowledge in the field of Geospatial technology for effective use of Geoinformatics in sustainable resource development planning

Courses Offered:

Master of Science (M.Sc) program in Geoinformatics under private study (CBCS-Semester Pattern)


The course is designed for management level training for duration of two years consisting of four semesters.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> A Candidate who has passed BA/B.Sc Degree Examination with Geography /Geology/Physics/ Environmental Sciences/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/Information Technology/ Agriculture/Remote Sensing as the main subject of study or Geography as one of the subjects of study with knowledge of Mathematics /Statistics at least at the +2 level or B.E Civil Engineering or any Information Technology related fields or an examination of any other University accepted by the syndicate as equivalent thereto are eligible to apply

=> Candidates with degrees in other subject areas will be considered if they can demonstrate interest, aptitude and experience in a field relevant to the application of geospatial technology

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Attested copies of mark statements of the qualifying examination shall be sent along with the filled-in application form; however, the applicants who will appear for the final semester examinations during April/May 2015 shall send the application form along with the attested mark statements up to Five Semesters

=> Attach an Rs.20/- stamped self-addressed 24 x 12 cm envelope along with filled-in application

=> The cost of application for Rs.300/- by means of Demand Draft shall be enclosed; otherwise the application will summarily be rejected
Students can pay their fees in Demand Draft (DD) in favour of "The Registrar, University of Madras, Chennai" The filled-in applications, shall be sent directly to the Professor and Head, Department of Geography, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai-600005

Application form can be downloaded from official website of M.Sc Geoinformatics:

Fee Details:

Course Fee: Course fee is Rs 50,000/- (Rs fifty thousand only) for two years. Fees should be paid at the time of admission

For Foreign Students/NRI: US $ 2,000 (Two Thousand only). Payment shall be made in two instalments (First year: 50%, Second year: 50%)

The cost of application for Rs.300/-

Important Dates:

M.Sc Geoinformatics Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 21st August 2015

Contact Details

For more details please contact
University of Madras, Chennai
Department of Geography,
School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences,
University of Madras,
Centenary Buildings,


University of Madras, Chennai
The University of Madras is one of the three oldest universities in India (along with University of Mumbai and University of Calcutta). The University of Madras, organized on the model of the University of London, was incorporated on 5 September 1857 by an Act of the Legislative Council of India. The university is situated in the southern city of Chennai (formerly known as Madras). It has four campuses in the city - Chepauk, Marina, Guindy and Taramani. More than 50 Departments offer a range of specialisation subjects.

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