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Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management

Posted on: March 22, 2018 | Back | Print

W.e.f. the academic year 2018-19, Indian Institute of Forestry Management, Bhopal - an autonomous Institution under the M/o Environment, Forest & Climate Change is offering admission to foreign nationals/OCI/PIO/NRI to its flagship programme “Post Graduate Diploma' in Forestry Management” which is approved by AICTE and is equivalent to Masters Degree on the Self Finance basis. 

2. A total number of 24 seats are available for foreign nationals/OCI/PIO/NRIs and for Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries as per details enclosed. The candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA awarded by any recognised University. 

3. The last date of receipt of applications at IIFM, Bhopal is 
30/5/2018. Details of admission criteria, fees etc are enclosed herewith.

4. Candidates are requested to submit their applications directly with the Institute. For more information visit 



Name of the Institution

Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal

(An autonomous Institution of Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change)


Name of the Course

Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management (PGDFM)


Duration of the Course

Two years, Residential.


Total No. of Seats available under supernumerary quota

(i) Foreign Nationals/OCIs/PIOs :- 12

(ii) Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries :- 06

(iii) NRI Quota :- 06


Total 24


Mode of Finance

Self Finance


Registration & Course fee

(i) The application fee for admission is USD 30 or Equivalent INR.

(ii) The course fee including hostel rent for two years for foreign students and NRI students if USD 21,000, for SAARC students the course fee is USD 14,000. The fee does not include mess charges, travel expenses for joing the course, visa charges etc.


Eligibility & Selection:

(1) Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of 15 years of Education) in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA awarded by any recognized University as per the country of origin. Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If, selected, such candidates will be allowed be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2018 from the Principal/ Registrar of his /her College/ Institution (issued on or before June 30, 2018) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/ equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate. Selected candidates having qualification acquired from foreign universities/ Boards are required to obtain equivalence from AIU, India (http//www.aiu.ac.in).

(2) The criteria for admission shall be GMAT Score (taken on or after January 2015)/ CAT2017/ XAT 2018 scores) for PGDFM 2018-20 and personal interview over Skype or other IT tool to test aptitude toward the programme and command over English language.


Nodal Officer nominated from IIFM

Shri Kuriakose Emmanuel, Manager (AA)

email id: kuria@iifm.ac.in

Mob: 9425018628

For more details please visit : www.iifm.ac.in/admission