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Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal M.Phil Natural Resource Management Admission 2014

Updated on Mon, 06 January 2014 at 12:10 IST

IIFM, Bhopal, a premier sectoral management institute, funded by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India, invites applications for M.Phil. in Natural Resource Management. (award of degree by Saurashtra University, Rajkot) commencing from July 2014. With a focus on Natural
Resource Management, the programme comprises of class work, field work, seminar, study tour (National as well as abroad) and dissertation.


Candidates must have a Post Graduate Degree/Diploma or its equivalent, recognized by an Indian University or Association of Indian Universities with minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PD) in aggregate in the field of Science/Engineering/Management and related Social Sciences (as decided by equivalence committee of the Institute). Those appearing in the final year of Post Graduation examination can also apply; provided they complete the eligibility criteria by June 2014


The total number of seats available is 20; out of which maximum of 10 seats will be filled by in-service officers from Indian Forest Service, State Forest Services, Group A officers or equivalent from other Govt. Departments/Public Sector & Representa tives from NGOs with minimum three years of experience in fields related to Natural Resource Management. Remaining 10 seats shall be filled by other eligible candidates.

Reservation :

Reservation of seats will be applicable to the candidates as per the prevailing Government of India norms.

Selection Process :

For in-service officers, the application should be forwarded through proper channel which will be scrutinised at the Institute for direct interview. Candidates possessing UGC/CSIR/ICAR-NET certificate or PGDFM from IIFM with a minimum of 3.0 OGPA shall also be exempted from written test and will be directly called for interview. Others have to qualify a written test conducted by the Institute. The cutoff score of the test will be decided by the Institute and shall have three components namely English Ability, Analytical Ability and Natural Resource Management Aptitude.


The total cost of the programme is Rs. 1,50,000/- (Rupees One lakh, fifty thousand only).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications in the prescribed application form with all supporting documents. Application form and details about the programme are available at the website Completed application form along with a Demand Draft of Rs.500/- in favour of Director IIFM, payable at Bhopal, should be sent to Chairperson, M.Phil. (NRM) Admission, Indian Institute of Forest Management, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal 462003, M.P. so as to reach IIFM latest by 2nd April 2014.

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The Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) , Bhopal
The Indian Institute of Forest Management is a sectoral management institute, which constantly endeavors to evolve knowledge useful for the managers in the area of Forest, Environment and Natural Resources Management and allied sectors. It disseminates such knowledge in ways that promote its application by individuals and organizations.
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