GIS is emerging as a big area as it is applied in many projects related to remote sensing, mapping and data analysis. Accordingly the job positions are also coming up.
Apart from the list of institutes in Banglore mentioned by Dr Rao as above, in our country, there are many good institutions from where one can do this course and some of these institutions are -
(1) National Institute of Building Technology, Bangalore.
(2) Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun.
(3) Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
(4) Indian Institute of Technology, Department of Geoinformatics, Kanpur.
(5) Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna University, Chennai.
(6) Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics, Pune.
Those who are qualified in GIS or remote sensing can be hired in positions like GIS Data Specialist/Scientist, GIS Business Analyst, GIS Operator, Geospatial Software Engineer, GIS Application Specialist, GIS Engineer, GIS Programmer and GIS Technical Assistant.
After obtaining the requisite qualification in GIS stream one has got options to apply in different Govt/ PSU /Private organisations.
Some of the organisations and areas where such job opportunities arise time to time are -
Indian Space Research Organization, National Remote Sensing Center, Indian Council of Agriculture Research, Space Application Centers, Urban Development Authorities and Municipalities, Watershed and Wetland Management Organisations, Forest Survey of India, Geological Survey of India, Survey of India, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Environment, National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Agricultural Department and Irrigation Department, National Informatics Centre, North Eastern Space Applications Center, Meteorological Department and Mining, Soil Conservation, Land Degradation and Ground Water Management Organisations etc.
Campus recruitment varies from the institution to institution and for that we have to see the track record of a particular institution in the past.
Once you compete the course from a particular institute then you have to keep a watch on job portals and newspapers to see for vacancies coming up time to time.
Knowledge is power.