Bankim Sardar College

Transmitting Smiles in the Sunderbans since 1955
College with Potential for Excellence since 2016
Core Value - विद्या विमुक्तये Vidyā Vimuktaye
Vision - Enlightenment Empowerment Enrichment


Remote Sensing & GIS

Fundamental of Remote Sensing and GIS

Fundamental of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System

College offers Geospatial Training under the name- “Fundamental of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System” (RSGIS) which is certified the college itself. This program is running since 2018-19.

Course duration – 40 Hours                                

On successful completion students receive certification from the college itself

The successful students are also offered to join an online training Programme from ISRO for certification from ISRO

For ISRO certification:

Step 1.                      Online form fill up in

Step 2.                      Students provided with  User Id and Password 

Step 3.                      Regular Attendance maintained in ISRO Outreach Programme .

Step 4.                      On completion of the online Programme ISRO would conduct online examination date

Step 5.                      Candidates having 75 % attendance are eligible to appear for the examination

Step 6.                      Online Exam in the following link

Step 7.                      Results are awarded to successful candidates


Curriculum for Fundamental of Remote Sensing and GIS

Module 1:                       Basic Definitions of GIS and related term - (2 Hours)

Session 1: Definitions of GIS and Related Terms; Development of GIS

Session 2: Components of GIS

Session 3: Geographical Data Characteristics and GIS

Session 4: Coordinate Systems, Datum and Projections in GIS

Module 2:                       Data Structures and Data Base Design- (6 Hours)

Session 1: Digital representation of Geographic Data; Raster and Vector models for                                                               

Geographic Data Representation and Conversion.

Session 2: Digitization—Methods and Errors; Topology Building; GIS Data Standards—Concepts and Components

Session 3: Data and Information Sources for GIS

Session 4: GIS Data Base Management Systems--Conceptual and Logical Data Modeling. 

Session 5: Spatial Data Quality and Error Analysis

Session 6: GIS Customization

Module 3:                        Application Methodologies- (6 Hours)

Session 1: Spatial Analysis through GIS

Session 2: DEM and Derivatives

Session 3: Remote Sensing Data and GIS Integration

Session 4: GIS Project Design and Planning Methodologies

Session 5: GIS Information Products

Module 4:                       Geographical Information System Practical (6 Hours)

Session 1: Geo-referencing of maps and images;

Session 2: Creation of PGDB and Creation of Shape Files, Layers

Session 3: On-Screen Digitization of Polygons, Points and Lines and adding attributes

Session 4: Raster to vector conversion and spatial analysis: vector overlay

Session 5: Preparation of thematic map

Session 6: Spatial Analysis and area and length calculations

Session 7: Waypoint collection and transferring of waypoints to workstation GIS and

Web-based GIS

Module 5:                       Basic Introduction of Remote Sensing (4 Hours )

Session 1: Electromagnetic Radiation as Remote Sensing Medium—Interactions with atmosphere and matter

Session 2:            Remote Sensing Regions and Bands; General Mechanism of Remote Sensing Data Recording

Session 3:            General Characteristics of Remote Sensing Platforms

Session 4:            General Characteristics of Remote Sensing Sensors

Module 6:                       Data Characteristics (4 Hours)

Session 1: Spectral Characteristics of Common Natural Objects

Session 2:  Atmospheric Effects on Remote Sensing Data

Session 3: Spectral Signatures and Spectral Response Patterns

Session 4: Resolutions of Remote Sensing Data; Characteristics of Raw Remote Sensing Data

Module 7:                       Aerial Photos (4 Hours)

Session 1: Basic Infrastructure and specification of Aerial photographs

Session 2: Types, Scale, Resolution

Session 3: Geometric properties of Single Aerial Vertical Aerial Photo

Session 4: Stereoscopy; Stereoscopic Parallax; Relief Displacement

Module 8:                       Remote Sensing Data Interpretation (2 Hours)

Session 1: Nature of Qualitative Information and Sequence in Interpretation

Session 2: Elements of Image Interpretation; Elements of Image Patterns–Landforms, Drainage

Module 9:                       Remote Sensing Practical (6 Hours)

Session 1: Types of RS satellites and sensors, Sensor resolutions and their applications with

reference to IRS and Landsat missions

Session 2: Image Geo-referencing and data acquisition, Image processing 

Session 3: Preparation of FCCs TCCs from IRS LISS-3 and Landsat 7ETM+ or Landsat 8 and OLI

data, image interpretation, Image enhancement.

Session 4: Image classification, post-classification analysis and class editing

Session 5: Identification of different Physical and cultural fetchers from different Satellite


Session 6: Prepare of inventories land use and land cover map (Supervise and Unsupervised

Classification method) from satellite images

Session 7: Preparation of land-use / land cover overlay from satellite images and Preparation of digital elevation models and their applications.


After successful completion of the above pilot course a student may opt for enrollment to an online training delivered by the ISRO as a part of their Outreach Program for certification.


Step 1.             Project work submission

Step 2.             Written examination conducted by the External Examiner.

Step 3.             Viva-Voce conducted by the college.



 After passing all the examination a student will get certificate from BANKIM SARDAR COLLEGE.