The Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal 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.
IIFM invites applications for admission to the fully residential two year Post Graduate Diploma In Forest Management – PGDFM is open to graduates from any discipline.
Applicants should have at least a three-year bachelor’s degree in any discipline obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with a minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/DA) or equivalent CGPA.
Candidates appearing for the final year graduation examination are also eligible to apply provided they complete it before June 30, 2012 and fulfill the eligibility criteria as set by IIFM.
STEP-1: Common Admission Test (CAT)
All applicants desirous of seeking admission in PGDFM at IIFM have to appear for Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIMs), by responding to their notification published in leading national dailies. IIFM will use the CAT score for short-listing the candidates for two year full time post graduate programme. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.
STEP-2: IIFM Application Form:
In addition to CAT, the candidate should also fill-up a separate form for admission to PGDFM, which is available from IIFM Bhopal. The cost of IIFM application form is Rs. 900/- (450/- for SC/ ST) payable at Bhopal. This can be obtained either personally or by post. The application form can also be downloaded from our website and in that case, the completed application form should accompany the Demand Draft of the specified amount drawn in favour of “Director, Indian Institute of Forest Management” payable at Bhopal.
Filled in application form, complete in all respect including the CAT registration number (which will be available on CAT vouchers issued by IIM) should reach IIFM Bhopal on or before 12th December 2011. Applicant should attach the photocopy of CAT voucher along with IIFM application form.
STEP-3: Group Discussion/Interview:
Candidates short listed on the basis of CAT score, will be called for Group Discussion and Interview at IIFM, Bhopal or Institute of Wood Science & Technology (IWST) Bangalore during February/March 2012 based on the choice of candidates, as mentioned in the Application Form.
Send Application to:
Chairperson, PGDFM Admission
Indian Institute of Forest Management
Nehru Nagar, Bhopal 462 003 INDIA
Phone : 91-755-2775716, 2773799 Extn. 349, 339 & 461
Download application form click here
Download PGDFM 2012 Brochure click here