Indian Institute of Forest Management, IIFM, Bhopal
Post Box No. 335 or 357 Nehru Nagar
Phone-No: Director: 91-755-2775998 Administrative Officer:91-755-2768122 Common PBX :91-755-27757162773799
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. IIFM has been established with the following objectives:
Provide training in management and related subjects for persons from the Indian Forest Service, Forest Departments, Forest Development Corporation and Forest related industries with a view to equip them to practice the art and profession of management of forestry development.
Inculcate an appreciation in those selected for training, that conservation is of overriding importance in the management of living natural resources and that the primary role of forests is the vital ecological and environmental purpose they serve.
Select and prepare outstanding and talented young persons for careers leading to management responsibility in forestry and the forest-related system.
Meet the need of Indian forestry and forest-related industry and commerce in respect of upto-date information on forestry management through research, consulting and publication.
Assist, institute and carry out research in matters concerning the use of management and allied techniques and methods conducive to the development of forestry in the country.
Institute awards, scholarships, fellowships, prizes and medals in accordance with the rules and bye-laws.
Create patronships, affiliations & other classes of professional or honorary membership or office, as the society may consider necessary.
The mandate of IIFM is appropriately reflected in its mission statement :
"To Provide Leadership in Professional Forestry Management Aimed at Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development of Ecosystems"
Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management [PGDFM]
in Indian Institute of Forest Management, IIFM, Bhopal
Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management (PGDFM) Admission 2017-2019
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management [PGDFM] in Indian Institute of Forest Management, IIFM, Bhopal
Applicants should have (a) at least a three-year bachelors degree in any discipline obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/PD) or equivalent CGPA. Candidates appearing for the final year graduation examination
Common Admission Test (CAT)
All applicants desirous of seeking admission in PGDFM at IIFM, Bhopal 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 only 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.
27%, 15%, 7.5% and 3% of the seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the OBC-Non-Creamy, SC, ST, and PD respectively, provided they meet the minimum selection criteria as specified by IIFM.
How To Apply:
Application Procedure for Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management [PGDFM] in Indian Institute of Forest Management, IIFM, Bhopal
In addition to CAT, the candidates should fill up a separate application form for admission to PGDFM. This form can be obtained either personally or by post by sending aDemand Draft of Rs 1000/- (Rs 500/- for SC / ST) drawn in favour of "Director, Indian Institute of Forest Management" payable at Bhopal.Alternatively, the form can be downloaded from the website and the filled in hardcopy of the form along with the Draft for the specified amount should be sent to IIFM. Alternatively the information bulletin and the application form can be purchased by paying cash at the various centres of the following coaching institute (Photocopy of the cash receipt issued by the coaching institute should be attached):
1. IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd.
Filled in application form, complete in all respect including the CAT registration number (which will be available on CAT admit card, issued by IIM) should reach IIFM Bhopal. Applicant should attach the photocopy of CAT admit card along with IIFM application form.
Other Important Information
Providing inaccurate or incomplete information or malpractice of any kind or canvassing will result in disqualification of the candidate.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ADMISSION UNDER ANY CATEGORY IS SUBJECT TO MEETING THE SELECTION CRITERIA AS SPECIFIED BY IIFM. IN CASE OF ANY DISPUTE, THE JURISDICTION WILL BE THE COMPETENT COURT OF BHOPAL ONLY.
The PGDFM application form and bulletin will be dispatched to the candidates soon after receiving their requests along with the required application fee. IIFM will not be responsible for any postal delay or loss. If a candidate, after having made a request to IIFM with the requisite money, does not receive the application form, she/he may enquire about it through Phone, Fax or E-mail.
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, FAX: 91-755-2772878
Last date for Submission of application:
For CAT applicants: 10th January 2017
For XAT applicants: 10th February 2017
To know more Information about course please visit: www.iifm.ac.in