To mitigate the dearth of well qualified professionals to generate and manage geo spatial data base of natural resources and urban infrastructure using techniques of Geo-informatics and to meet the grossing demand for professionals with domain expertise in the field of geo-informatics, the KSRSAC has started two full time M. Tech programme in geo-informatics from 2004-05. This is in association with Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU) and Survey of India (SoI). Candidates who have passed BE degree from any recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks are eligible for admission. The candidates are selected on the basis of merit and ranking obtained in the post graduate entrance test conducted by VTU and through counseling.
This programme involves multi-disciplinary subjects especially related to the frontier technologies like remote sensing, GIS, GPS, photogrammetry, digital image processing, web GIS, artificial intelligence and expert system, besides a host of advanced subjects like project management, natural resources management, water resources management and disaster management designed to provide excellent theoretical knowledge to the students. Besides in house faculty, expert faculties are also drawn from the prestigious institutions like ISRO, SoI and Industry. These students are employed in MNCs, colleges and government departments.