AICTE has approved geospatial subject in GATE and NET exams

New Delhi: Students competing for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Lectureships in Indian Universities and Colleges for the National National Eligibility Test (NET), including the Graduate Aptitude Test (GATE) in IITs, NITs and Engineering, for JRF in CSIR laboratories. One can opt for geospatial as a subject. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), former ISRO Chairman Dr. K. On the recommendation of the National Geospatial Task Force Report 2013 headed by Kasturirangan, it has been approved to include the geospatial subject in the GATE and NET exam.

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) as an organization and many professionals have mentioned the need to include the geospatial subject in various forums, especially in the GATE and NET exam.

Professor Dr. K.C., Geospatial President of the Department of Science and Technology of the Geotechnical Center of Delhi University of Technology. Tiwari (retired colonel) worked tirelessly to include the geospatial subject in the GATE and NET examinations and this decision is a result of the dedication and hard work of DST.

This will benefit students with large number of geospatial as a subject at different levels and will also help in the development of geospatial ecosystem in the country.

The Natural Resources Data Management System (NRDMS) under DST is an interdisciplinary research program that has encouraged research and development in the emerging fields of geospatial science, technology, and has also promoted its applications to address sector-specific problems. . Over the years, it has successfully demonstrated the utilities of geospatial technologies in decision-making and developed capacity for geospatial data and information management at the state, district and local levels.

Now, as a national geospatial program to encourage international cooperation and national geospatial ecosystem, geospatial science and technology solutions, capacity building and entrepreneurship for sustainable sociology-economic development at all levels of governance. Is evolving and is also emphasizing the inclusion of the geospatial subject at various levels.

Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, DST, said that geospatial science and technology is a rapidly evolving subject which is an important base of planning, development and governance activities with unprecedented opportunities in both government and private sectors. The recently launched scheme by the Prime Minister is a good example for mapping the lands of rural populations using selfies, drones and latest survey methods. The scheme will not only streamline planning, revenue collection and property rights, among other things, but will also have a very positive impact in the direction of inheritance of debt by the heirs and resolve the dispute related to the properties.

Also read in Hindi: AICTE ने GATE और NET परीक्षा में इस विषय को शामिल करने की दी अनुमति, जानें क्या है खास