Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping (kism)

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About Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping (KISM) is a middle-level public Technical Institution in the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning under the Department of Survey.

The Institute started as a mini – type technical cooperation between Survey of Kenya (SOK) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in 1991.

KISM started by offering one-year in-service courses to officers of SOK before embarking on the diploma and higher diploma courses in the field of Surveying, Mapping, and Printing.

KISM has six departments namely;

  • Administration
  • Land Survey
  • Cartography
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
  • Map reproduction and Humanities and Sciences

The Institute is also involved in carrying out consultancy and production work in the field of Surveying, Mapping and Printing.

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping (KISM) is based in Ruaraka, adjacent to the NYS Training Institute.

Courses offered at Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping

Map Reproduction Printing

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Diploma
3 years

Land Surveying

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Diploma
3 years

Surveying and Mapping

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Higher Diploma
2 years

Land Surveying

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Higher Diploma
2 years

Cartography

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Diploma
3 years

Printing Technology

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Certificate
2 years

Land Surveying Craft

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Certificate
2 years

Cartography

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Certificate

Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Diploma
3 years

Cartography

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Higher Diploma
2 years

Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Higher Diploma
2 years