Contents: 1. Soil survey procedures. 2. Soil morphology, profile description, examination and description of soils in the field. 3. Soil monoliths their collection and display. 4. Cartography principles and techniques for preparation of soil and other interpretative maps. 5.Processing of field sheets, compilation and abstraction on different scales. 6. Soil series concept and criteria. 7. Benchmark soils. 8. Procedure of soil correlation. 9. Soil grouping on maps. 10. Criteria for classification at different levels of soil taxonomy. 11. Evaluation of soil quality. 12. Interpretation of soil resource information for agricultural and non-agricultural uses. 13. Remote sensing techniques and its application in agriculture and land use. 14. Aerial photography. 15. Assessment of degraded lands using remote sensing technology. 16. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for resource inventorization. 17. Land evaluation. 18. Land use planning. 19. Role of land use planning and its emerging issues. 20.Methods of land evaluation. 21.Factors determining land capability classification. 22. Landform-soil relationship. 23. Watershed management. 24. Watershed planning of non-arable lands based on land resources.