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;
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.