The programme comprises of class work, field work, seminar, study tour (National as well as abroad) and dissertation.
Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal invites applications for M.Phil. in Natural Resource Management for the academic year 2013. The programme, which focuses on climate change, will commence from July 2013.
The Indian Institute of Forest Management is a sectoral management institute, which constantly endeavours to evolve knowledge useful for the managers in the area of Forest, Environment and Natural Resources Management and allied sectors.
Candidates must have a Post Graduate Degree/Diploma or its equivalent, recognized by an Indian University or Association of Indian Universities with 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 2013.
The total number of seats available is 20; out of which maximum of 10 seats will be filled by inservice 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 of seats will be applicable to the candidates as per the prevailing Government of India norms.
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 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 with all supporting documents mentioned in the form. Click on the Download File link on this page to access application form.
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.
Last Date to Apply: April 2, 2013
Source: Official website of IIFM