Archives November 2022

Weekly Quiz Mania

Hellloooo guys! It’s time to turn on your spidey-senses and prepare to put your intellect and agility to use on the battlefield. Yes, you heard that right. CESS-Nepal is organizing a WEEKLY QUIZ MANIA in collaboration with Aakhyaan Academy. ANYONE can participate FREE of cost. This event will be an entertaining as well as knowledgeable platform with engagement from nationwide participants. We have exciting prizes for the winners and a guarantee of fun for the participants. Soo…. eat up your GK books while you can. The first game starts this Saturday at 8pm.
1) Prize for a single week winner:
1st: Rs 500
2nd: Rs 300
3rd: Rs 200

2) Consecutive 3 time winner:
Loksewa/GRE preparation books (for bachelor students),
Entrance preparation books (for +2 students) plus MAGIC BOX3)Overall 3 time plus winner: – CESS T-shirt,Aakhyaan T-shirt plus MAGIC BOXSubmit your responses through the form provided below: https://forms.gle/pduk7tp25isBGGYp9

Detailed information will be provided to you via emails.

Supported by: Aakhyaan Academy

Technical Partner: NREN

GIS Training and a Short Introduction to Remote Sensing

Training Course Syllabus

Introduction and Overview of GIS and Software

  1. Definition of a GIS features and functions
  2. GIS as an Information System
  3. Introduction to QGIS interface
  4. Download GIS data of Nepal and create map (Practice)

Map Projections and Coordinate Systems

  1. Creating GIS Maps
  2. Map projections
  3. Coordinate systems
  4. Coordinate transformation (Practice)

Spatial Data Models

  1. Concept of data model
  2. Raster data model
  3. Vector data model
  4. Using Vector analysis tools (practice)
  5. Using Raster analysis tools (practice)
  6. Create Map Atlas

Data Sources

  1. GIS data sources
  2. GIS Data Creation (practice)
    • Image Georeferencing (Practice)
    • Creating vector data from image (practice)

Data formats

  1. Vector data formats
  2. Raster data formats

Short Introduction to Database for GIS (Concept only)

  1. Database concepts and components
  2. Geopackage as database
  3. PostgreSQL and PostGIS

Surface Model

  1. DEM
  2. Terrain variables (slope, aspect, hillshade etc)
  3. Other raster functions.

River Network Generation (Theory and Practice)

  1. Flow direction
  2. Flow accumulation
  3. River network and watershed boundary delineation.

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)

  1. Basic concept of GPS
  2. Errors in GPS
  3. Apapplication of GNSS.

Short Introduction to Remote Sensing

  1. Concept of remote sensing
  2. Dowloading RS data
  3. RS analysis practice

QGIS Training Session

QGIS provides all of the tools, professionals require to organize and retrieve information from images and remotely sensed data. It contains visualization,analysis capabilities and access to the world’s most extensive imagery library. Engineers, geologists, and data scientists all use QGIS software to map and organize geographic data. In light of this, CESS- Nepal, Pulchowk Campus is pleased to provide a 22-hour QGIS Training session led by Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Karn.(Teaching GIS and Remote Sensing (MS Disaster Risk Management and BE Elective – III)

Registration is open until November 5 at 8 P.M. The training session will begin on November 6, from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. The cost per individual would be Rs. 400.

A verifiable certification of participation will be provided to the students by the Department after the completion of classes and submission of assigned projects.

Submit your responses through the form provided below: https://forms.gle/LP7cVWpa4WZ1Xtg96

For more information, students can contact:Ashish Ojha (984481617)Sundar Mani Bhattarai (9840459750)(*ONLY FOR STUDENTS OF PULCHOWK CAMPUS. FUNDS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE IN CASE OF REGISTRATION BY OUTSIDE STUDENTS)