Geoinformatics is one of the least explored areas
Online PR News – 11-January-2013 – pune – Geoinformatics is one of the least explored areas in India. People wanting to pursue courses in this area are rarely left with any options. However, the Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG) comes across as a breath of fresh air in this scenario. Not only do the geoinformatics aspirants get an excellent chance to pursue a degree in Symbiosis, Pune but being a part of the prestigious Symbiosis colleges in Pune automatically means greater acceptance in the industry. Established with a vision to cater to the geoinformatics aspirants, SIG started out with a Masters degree in Geoinformatics and now offers several courses pertaining to the domain of geoinformatics.
Currently the programs at SIG include PHD in disaster management, customized certification courses in specific sectors like remote sensing and a lot more. Being a part of the well established umbrella of Symbiosis Pune, SIG automatically has a lot more to offer to the students than the regular dose of academics. There is a perfect balance of academics and extra-curricular activities that is used to create a holistic learning approach. This helps the students understand the intricacies of the program even better.
As part of its effort to facilitate student’s learning, SIG has collaborated with institutes nationally as well as on a global level. The recent addition to this list came when SIG signed the MOU with ESRI NIIT, Delhi. As part of its collaboration, ESRI will provide support to SIG in terms of student internship, curriculum design and even placements. Having such collaborations helps SIG students to communicate on an integrated learning platform, share their ideas and therefore learn better. In fact, such collaborations are just one aspect of the innovative learning approach used at SIG. There are several other techniques like practical training, industry interactions, etc. that contribute towards generating a conducive learning environment at SIG, Pune.
Even the curriculum at SIG is designed under guidance of academic experts and some of the industry’s well known names to ensure that students are able to maximize their learning and help them develop a proactive approach in the field of geoinformatics. In fact, SIG holds the distinction of being amongst the few colleges in the country that is able to offer a host of programs under the broad purview of Geoinformatics. Students stepping into SIG, get to pursue their degree from the highly reputed Symbiosis International University and are also guaranteed all the placement assistance that they would need to establish themselves on the career path. This makes it one of the most preferred options amongst aspirants who want to make it big in the geoinformatics sector.
Over the years, SIG has successfully established itself as one of the premier geoinformatics institute of the country. Today, students from across borders come to the SIG campus to shape their dreams of establishing a prosperous career in the field of Geoinforamtics. As a larger set of people realize the importance of geoinformatics sector, institutes like SIG are bound to play a pivotal role in shaping the talent pool that will ultimately decide the professional expertise that India will have in this domain.