The School of Geomatics
“ A Pioneer Institute of Surveying and Geo-information on Nepal ”
Course Duration: 3 Years
Course Duration: 18 Months
Qualified and skilled human resource in the field of surveying, Mapping and land resource management collectively referred as geomatics is an ever-growing need in Nepal. Bhusuchana Prabidhi Adyayan Pratisthan popularly known as School of Geomatics(SOG) was established in 1999. The courses SOG currently imparts are mainly affiliated with council for Technical Education and Vocational Training(CTEVT). Since the establishment, SOG has been focusing only on developing human resource in geomatics engineering at various level.
Diploma in Geomatics Engineering (DiGE)
Course Duration : 3 Years
This is an academic program of certificate/+2 level in engineering. The course is designed to produce Surveyors/mid level Survey professionals who meet requirements for non gazetted First class technical posts of the government offices, and mid-level geomatics professionals hired by engineering firms/construction industry/companies. The graduates of this course can also pursue higher education in engineering field.
TSLC in Survey Engineering
Course Duration: 18 Months
The main objective of TSLC in survey engineering course is to produce assistant surveyors capable of carrying out graphical surveying work practiced in cadastral survey by the survey department and to prepare cadastral records according to prevailing land survey measurement act and rules of Nepal. This course also gives preliminary knowledge and skills required for technical assistants in Rural Municipalities and / Or Urban Municipalities in implementing their infrastructure development, construction management, land ownership information collection and preparation of local resource maps.
TSLC graduates are Qualified to serve as assistant surveyors in the field of land surveying and mapping within the country and abroad.
TSLC graduates have also the opportunity to be employed as technical assistant in Rural/Urban Municipalities in Nepal.
Initiatives and Achievements
The school encourages gender balanced participation in all the courses and provides 50% scholarship in monthly fee upto first ten successful female candidates under a positive discrimination policy adhered by the SOG. This policy has been very effective in promoting gender balanced education in Geomatics Engineering. The number of female students have significantly increased over the last decade, from 0% in the first batch to 25% in the batch of 2073.
SOG offers scholarship to the students of Diploma in Geomatics Engineering and TSLC in Survey courses as per CTEVT rules and regulations.
School of Geomatics designs and conducts short term training courses in the field of Geomatics focused on application of the subject in various areas such as local level planning, resource mapping, urban infrastructure planning and management, census planning and mapping, and natural resource management.
SOG has faculties who draw on sound academic background from multicultural and professional universities around the world including the U.K. The Netherlands, Russia, Japan, Germany, India and have a seasoned experience in teaching geomatics engineering.
SOG is for value based education aiming at developing itself as a center of excellence for education.