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The School of Geomatics (SOG) is a lead private sector institute to impart academic courses and professional training in the field of Geomatics in Nepal. 

It was established in 1999 in affiliation to Council for Technical Education and Vocational training (CTEVT), Nepal by a group of land and land related professionals. Since its establishment, the school has been working at human resource development in the field of Surveying and Spatial Information Application at different levels.

Few years back, the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training, in cooperation with SOG, have developed and brought in function two different regular courses in surveying: one a fifteen months training course to produce assistant surveyors and the other a three years Intermediate level of curriculum, in the field of Geomatics. 

The first is a training course to impart basic skills in land measurements and mapping and the second is a three years Diploma in Survey Engineering course for Secondary School Graduates which includes, general academic and basic science subjects, land surveying theory and practices, GPS, RS and GIS as major components of the course. Currently a few courses in the universities and colleges and Training institutes have also introduced Geomatics partly or wholly in their respective syllabus.

It is utmost necessary to upgrade the technical capabilities of the persons already in the profession, too, for fulfilling the demand of modern and efficient services. Courses aiming at Awareness, Appraisal, Operational and Professional level have also been designed and made available for decision makers, technicians, discipline specialists, students of other faculties and managers respectively.

Initiatives and Achievements

  • Opening up of a new career avenue for SLC graduates.
  • Development of Curricula for regular and short term courses in Geomatics.
  • Human resource development for land resource management with adequate knowledge and skill in modern geo-information technology.
  • Facilitating Individuals, Government and Non-Government employees in developing knowledge and skills in land data acquisition and application of spatial information through various short term training courses.
  • Increasing awareness among the citizens towards the scope of Geomatics Education.
  • Creating opportunities for advancing Geomatics Education in the country and abroad.
  • Organizing several tailored short courses for relevant organizations towards enhancing the capacity of their employees in the areas of land related judicial, financial and ownership decision making processes. This has significantly helped organizations such as Supreme Court in sorting out land related dispute cases that were remained unresolved for years.

Salient Features

 

  • Fully equipped library;
  • Advanced science labs like physics and chemistry separately;
  • Modern survey equipment such as EDM, Total Station, Theodolite, Level, Telescopic Alidades, GPS and so on;
  • Computer Lab;
  • Various computer software programs related to the courses;
  • Good study environment with spacious class rooms;
  • Arrangement and supply of specialized stationeries and map making tools;
  • Modern teaching aids- OHP and Multimedia.

Admission Guidelines

Pre – Diploma in Survey Engineering (TSLC)

Course Duration: 18 Months

The main objective of (TSLC) Pre – Diploma 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 Village Development Committees and/or Municipalities in implementing their infrastructure development, construction management, land and ownership information collection and preparation of local resource maps.

Eligibility

  • SLC Passed /SEE
  • Qualified from CTEVT Entrance Exam.

Short-Term Training Courses

  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Remote Sensing Application
  • Surveying Instruments (Level, Theodolite,
  • Total Station & GPS)
  • Auto CAD/ Land Development
  • Land Measurement
  • Cadastral Survey Application

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