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"
Master of Philosophy MPhil Natural Resource Management
in Indian Institute of Forest Management, IIFM, Bhopal
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) (Natural Resource Management) Admission 2018
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Master of Philosophy MPhil Natural Resource Management in Indian Institute of Forest Management, IIFM, Bhopal
Candidates must have a Post Graduate Degree/Diploma or its equivalent, recognized by an Indian University or Association of Indian Universitits wih 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, provide they complete the eligibility criteria
Seats: The total number of seats available is 20; out of which maximum of 10 seats will be filled y in-service officers from Indian Forest Service, State Forest Services, Group A officers or equivalent from Govt. Departments/Public Sector & 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: 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. 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 y 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.
Fee: The total cost of the programme is Rs. 1,50,000/-
How To Apply:
Application Procedure for Master of Philosophy MPhil Natural Resource Management in Indian Institute of Forest Management, IIFM, Bhopal
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 www.iifma.c.in/M.Phil. 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.
Last date for Submission form: 04th May 2018
To know more Information about course please visit: www.iifm.ac.in