University of Madras, Chennai, has invited applications for admissions to Masters of Science
(M.Sc.) programme in Geoinformatics. This two-year programme will be offered at the
Department of Geography under private study (CBCS-semester pattern). The interested and
eligible candidates can apply latest by July 31.
The candidates willing to take admissions to this course are required to possess a BA/ B.Sc
degree having subjects such as Geography/ Geology/ Physics/ Environmental Sciences/
Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Agriculture/ Remote
Sensing as the main subject of study or Geography as one of the subjects of study. Also, the
candidates should have knowledge of Mathematics/ Statistics at least at Class 12 level. Or the
candidates should possess a B.E. degree in Civil Engineering or any Information Technology
How to apply:
In order to apply, the candidates are required to log in to the official website to obtain the
application form. The duly filled application form must be sent to "The Professor and Head,
Department of Geography, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai-600 005".
The candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs 300 by means of demand draft, to
be enclosed with the application form. The students can pay their fees in demand draft (DD) in
favour of "The Registrar, University of Madras, Chennai".
Instructions to candidates:
The candidates should read the prospectus carefully before filling-in the application.
Applications must be complete in all respects. Incomplete applications will be rejected without
Attested copies of mark statements of the qualifying examination are required to be sent along
with the filled-in application form. However, the applicants who will appear for the final semester
examinations during April/ May 2014 shall send the application form along with the attested
mark statements up to five semesters;
The candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from other Universities shall
obtain the eligibility certificate from the University of Madras and submit the same at the time of
admission to the course of study;
To obtain the eligibility certificate, the candidates are directed to contact the university
information centre (enquiry office)/ ERC section of this university;
The candidates should attach a Rs 20 stamped self-addressed 24x12 cm envelope along with
University of Madras is not responsible for any postal delay or loss in transit. The university
reserves the rights to not to conduct any of the courses if the circumstances so warranted
without assigning any reasons. Source: Agency.