Pakistan Meteorological Department

Institute of Meteorology & Geophysics

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REGULAR COURSES SPECIAL COURSES (different durations) COURSES for Foreign Trainees
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Post Graduate Diploma in Meteorology (Affiliated with University of Karachi) One year duration

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Advanced Meteorology Course (WMO Class I) One year duration 

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Basic Forecasting Course (WMO Class II) 32 weeks duration with 20 weeks “On-the-Job Training”

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Preliminary Meteorology Course (WMO Class III) 18 weeks duration with 08 weeks “On-the-Job Training”.

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Initial Meteorology Course (WMO Class IV)14 weeks duration with 04 weeks “On-the-Job Training”.

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Primary Meteorology Course

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Seismology and Geomagnetism

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Marine Meteorology

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Agricultural Meteorology

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Hydrometeorology

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Radar Meteorology

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Satellite Meteorology

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Radiosonde Meteorology

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Facsimile Operation

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Inspection and Maintenance of Observatories

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Teleprinter Operation

Preliminary Meteorology Course (B.I.P. for M.T. Programme) of 18 weeks duration. (Three batches have been completed successfully in 2008, 2009 & 2010)

 

 

 

 

SYLLABUS

 

Upcoming Courses / Training Schedule

Training Schedule for 2016
(Tentative) 

Course Title

Duration

From

To

42nd Basic Forecasting Course

32 weeks
(+ 20 weeks OJT)

19-09-2016

30-04-2017

15th Primary Meteorology Course
Exclusively for PAF Personnel

14 weeks

30-01-2017

05-05-2017

78th Preliminary Meteorology Course

18 weeks
(+ 08 weeks OJT)

03-07-2017

03-11-2017

66th Initial Meteorology Course

08 weeks
(+ 04 weeks OJT)

03-07-2017

27-08-2017

36th LONG ND Course (Meteorology Module)
for PN personnel

02 weeks

During Sept. or Oct., 2017

43rd  Basic Forecasting Course

32 weeks
(+ 20 weeks OJT)

15-09-2017

26-04-2018

 

QUALIFICATION FOR ENROLMENT

     Regular Courses

a.         Initial Meteorology Course

A standard in physics and mathematics equivalent to that of Secondary School Certificate Examination  or  “O  level”  is required. All new comers to Meteorology may join this course.

 b.         Preliminary Meteorology Course

Standard in physics and mathematics equivalent to that of Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination or  “A level”  together with some background in Meteorology or successful completion of Initial Meteorology Course.

 c.          Basic Forecasting Course

University degree in Physics and Mathematics and successfully completion of Preliminary Meteorology Course.

 d.         Post Graduate Diploma  in  Meteorology

M.Sc. in Physics, Maths, Chemistry or Geography.

 

 e.         Advance Meteorology Course

Masters Degree in Physics or Mathematics and successful completion of Basic Forecasting Course.

    Special Courses

                    Qualification is determined according to the requirement of the course.