AICTE Approves Geospatial As A Topic In GATE And NET Exams
The All India Council of Technical Training (AICTE) has accepted for the inclusion of Geospatial as a topic within the Graduate Aptitude Check in Engineering (GATE) and the Nationwide Eligibility Check (NET). Candidates showing in NET for Junior Analysis Fellowship (JRF), and for lectureship in universities and faculties, together with IITs and NITs, will now have the ability to examine the newly added topic.
The inclusion of the topic will profit college students and assist in the “evolution of Geospatial Ecosystem in the country”, an official assertion stated.
The inclusion of the topic was accepted on the advice of the Nationwide Geospatial Process Power Report 2013, underneath the Chairmanship of former ISRO Chairman, Dr. Okay. Kasturirangan.
The Division of Science and Know-how (DST) has additionally highlighted the necessity for Geospatial topic in GATE and NET exams, an official assertion stated.
“Geospatial science and technology is a rapidly evolving subject that forms the backbone of a plethora of planning, development and governance activities with unprecedented opportunities both in the government and private sectors,” Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, DST, stated in an announcement.
“Swamitva, a recent scheme launched by the Prime Minister is a good example to map rural inhabited lands using drones and latest survey methods. The scheme among other things will streamline planning, revenue collection and property rights and thus have a huge positive impact on securing loans by the owners and dispute resolution related to properties,” Prof Sharma added.