Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal - M.Phil. Programme in Natural Resource Management Admission 2012 - 2nd April, 2012

Indian Institute of Forest Management
(An Autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India)

M.Phil. (Natural Resource Management)

IIFM, Bhopal, a premier sectoral management institute, funded by ministry of environment and forests, govt of India, invites applications for M.Phil in Natural Resource Management (award of degree by Saurashtra University, Rajkot) commencing from July, 2012

With a focus on climate change, the programme comprises of class work, field work, seminar, study tour (national as well as abroad) and dissertation

Eligibility: Candidates must have a post graduate degree/diploma or its equivalent, recognized by an Indian university or association of Indian universities with the 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, 2012

Seats: The total number of seats available is 20; out of which maximum 10 seats will be filled by in-service officers from Indian Forest Service, State Forest Service, Group-A officers or equivalent from govt dept/public sector and representatives 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 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 screened at the institute for direct interview

Candidate 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/-.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications in the prescribed application form with all supporting documents mentioned in the form. 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, Madhya Pradesh so as to reach IIFM latest by2nd April, 2012



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