Basic to Intermediate Course in QGIS

(Quantum Geographic Information System)

By Mr Bala Subramaniyam


QGIS is an extremely essential tool with application in almost every field.

It functions as geographic information system (GIS) software, allowing users to analyze and edit spatial information, in addition to composing and exporting graphical maps

Examples where QGIS is used

  • Facilities Management (for location of underground pipelines, telecommunication network, energy use tracking & planning) 

  • Environment & Natural Resource Management

  • Environmental impact assessment

  • Disaster Management & mitigation

  • Agricultural sector (Crop monitoring, cropping pattern) 

  • Conservationist (wildlife conservation and archaeological conservation- National & heritage Monuments) 

  • Waste Management (waste site location) 

  • Street Network (car navigation, locating houses & street & transportation planning) 

  • Civil Engineering (Planning & Engineering- Urban planning, regional planning, highway construction, development of public facilities) 

  • Land information system (cadaster administration, taxation, zoning of land use, land acquisition) 

  • Geology- soil strata, mountain study, area study, mineral extraction

  • Hydrology- Dam construction, drainage system study

  • Forestry- Mapping of deforestation & Management

  • People in cartography

  • Military use- Base map, topography study

  • Road diversion, railway system monitoring

  • Land use planning- Hospital & other constructive planning department

  • Pharmaceutical industry

  • Meteorological department

  • Computer Science

  • Socio economic study (population density study construction of retail shops)

About the teacher (Mr Bala Subramaniyam)

  • Incoming PhD student at The University of Auckland

  • M-Tech (Geoinformatics) from School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, UNOM in 2022.

  • B-Tech (Civil) from Sardar Patel College of Engineering in 2020

  •  Presented Research Paper titled Planning and Mapping of a Multimodal Integrated Transportation System for Metro station at Dadar, Mumbai India by Using Open-Source GIS at the International Conference and Exhibition on building Materials and construction technologies (Dubai), under the theme of GIS.

  • Presented Research Paper titled Vulnerability and Risk Assessment of Mumbai city for
    Disaster Risk Management and Planning at the IGS - International E- Conference

  • Working on project titled Predicting Crimes in Chennai city Using Machine learning with

  • Research paper entitled Community level landslide risk assessment using geospatial
    techniques along selected regions of Tripura, India accepted for Research Conclave -IIT


  • Date: 27th November - 11th December 2021(Saturdays and Sundays).

  • Time: 06:30 Pm(Indian Standard Time).

  • Certificate will be provided at the end of the course

Course Syllabus

  • 27th November

    • Introduction

    • Collecting Data and various GIS data sources

    • Georeferencing

    • Installing Plugins

  • 28th November

    • Creation of Datasets

    • Correcting errors in datasets

    • Map Design and layout

  • 4th December​

    • Searching and downloading OpenStreetMap data

    • Working with attributes

    • Importing Spreadsheets or CSV file

    • Spatial Interpolation Techniques

  • 5th December

    • Proximity Analysis

    • Overlay Analysis

  • 11th December

    • Model Builder


Total Undiscounted

  • Booking charge: 500 (Refundable before 10th November)

  • Complete package: 2500


  • Student discount: 2300

  • First 20 seats: 2000

Group Discount

  • 2 or more: 10%

  • 5 or more: 20%

Incase you have a discount code or wish to avail the group discount WhatsApp us at: 9767787609

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