Programme - Certificate in Drone Data Acquisition and Processing


The course trains the students to not only handle the drones but also the capability to post-process the data that is captured for further development of applications. This course is designed to teach drone flight operations for the collection, mapping, and analysis of drone imagery. Data analysis will draw on techniques and methods that include mission planning, photogrammetry, structure from motion, and image processing using industry-standard applications.

Career Potential

A course in drone data acquisition and processing can open up various career opportunities in the rapidly growing field of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remote sensing technology. Drones are being increasingly utilized across industries for data collection, monitoring, and analysis, and professionals with the skills to acquire and process drone data are in high demand. Here are some career potentials and opportunities associated with such a course:

  • Agricultural Drone Operator
  • GIS Technician
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Drone Pilot
  • Remote Sensing Specialist
  • Construction and Surveying
  • Infrastructure Inspection

The demand for professionals in this field is expected to continue growing as drones become more integrated into various industries. However, it's important to keep up with evolving technology and regulations by continuing education and staying current with industry trends.

Programme Structure - Certificate in Drone Data Acquisition and Processing 2023-24


3 months (Part Time)

Course Content

  • Fundamentals of photogrammetry and remote sensing
  • Introduction to UAV (Architecture and maintenance)
  • Basics of drone flying and policy
  • UAV data processing and 3D modelling
  • Mini project


Passed Standard XII (10+2) or equivalent examination from any recognized Board with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade.

Fee Structure

The programme fee is Rs. 25,000/- (Rupees Twenty-Five Thousand Only).