• Average Salary

    INR 7.3 L

    per year

  • Establishment Year



    age > 30 years

  • Institute type

    Deemed University


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Reasons to join

  • 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.

Available college facilities

  • Hostel

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Extra - Curricular

  • Library

More about Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal

The Indian Institute of Forest Management is a private Institute, located at the city of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the leading instuition in Madhya Pradesh. The Indian Institute of Forest Management was approved by the Government of India in 1981 and IIFM was registered as a society in January 1982. The IIFM institute purpose is to set up this training center with an aim to enhance the knowledge, skills and attitude of seafarers. The Indian Institute of Forest Management teaching method is an outstanding. The IIFM Academy education center has an up to date fully air conditioned Library with Internet facility. The Institute provides excellent facilities like accommodation, transport, and cafeteria sports etc.

Courses Offered at Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal

Indian Institute of Forest Management abridge (IIFM), Bhopal offers Courses Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management (PGDFM), Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), M.Phil (Natural Resource Management),

2 Courses

UG Courses (2)

Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management (PGDFM)
Affiliated to Other
Accrediated by AICTE
  • course delivery

  • INR

    Total Course Fee


    Mandatory fees for the total duration of the degree. Doesn't includes overages like transport, hostel, etc. if they are optional.

  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
  1. The candidate should have completed graduation or equivalent from a recognized university or institute with at least 50 percent (45 percent in case of reserved categories)
  2. Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelors degree examination can also apply. 
Exams accepted & Cut off’s
  • XAT
  • CMAT
  • CAT
  • 80.02016

Entrance exam: Important dates


  • Applications Open (Online)

    16 Aug 2017

  • Admit Card Available

    20 Dec 2017

  • Date of Exam

    07 Jan 2018

  • Date of Result



  • Applications Open

    10 Oct 2016

  • Admit Card Available

    13 Jan 2017

  • Date of Exam

    28 Jan 2017


  • Application Posted

    29 Jul 2017

  • Applications Open (Online)

    09 Aug 2017

  • Admit Card Available

    18 Oct 2017

  • Date of Exam

    26 Nov 2017

  • Date of Result

    09 Jan 2018

Course details

PFM is a two-year fully residential Post Graduate level diploma programme. The three major specialized modules offered in the two years Post Graduate Programme in Forestry Management (PFM) are.

  •     Conservation and Livelihood (C&L)
  •     Environmental Management (EM)
  •     Developmental Management (DM)

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Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
Affiliated to Other
Accrediated by AICTE
  • course delivery

  • Duration

    36 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
  1. Candidates should have completed graduation degree or equivalent with at least 50 percent aggregate marks from a recognized university or college. 
  2. Candidates must not be more than 45 years old. 
  3. Candidates can also possess masters degree with at least 55 percent marks from a recognized university or institute. 

Course details

The FPM is a doctoral level program designed to develop and equip students for career opportunity in management education and research in the following faculty areas of specialization :

  • Communication and Extension  Management
  • Ecosystem and Environment Management
  • Environment and Developmental Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology & Quantitative Techniques
  • Marketing Management
  • Sociology and  Community Development
  • Technical Forestry

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College Placements

IIFM has an excellent record of placements every year. Over the past 30 years, IIFM has received an outstanding response to its placement programmes, be it in-campus programmes at the institute or off-campus programmes at identified/designated location/venue identified by the client. 

  • Median

    INR 5.7 L
  • Average Salary

    INR 7.3 L
  • Highest Salary

    INR 10.5 L
  • Visiting Companies

  • Total offers

  • % of Students Placed


Visiting companies

  • HDFC Bank
  • Axis Bank
  • ICICI Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • ACC Ltd.
  • Fino Money Transfer
  • Eco Capita
  • Msme Clusters
  • Srijan Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Grasim Industries

Available College Facilities

The Campus has an excellent infrastructure which includes airy, well lit classrooms, a well stocked Library, Hi-tech Computer lab, Faculty Room and a well defined parking lot for students, faculty and visitors. Distinguished Industry drawn faculty mentors students and Industry visits , too, area routine feature.


An eighty room fully furnished hostel with separate block for girls is there to accommodate students. The hostel rooms are connected with internet facility through LAN. The Mess is equipped with automated and semi-automated equipment and cooking systems. It is capable of serving about 300 people at-a-time.


Indian Institute of Forest Management(IIFM), Bhopal provided Class rooms Well furnished & Well Devloped. IIFM Bhopal campus has in its vicinity the city's industrial belt which has a multitude of benefits. Students get the advantage of good corporate exposure in renowned corporate offices located close by and are also benefitted as they do not require to travel much for their training. This gives them valuable time for studies as well as other recreational activities. 


The college has well-equipped computer lab with broadband Internet connectivity and a host of required software. Well-equipped fashion lab with sophisticated stitching & over locking machines and pattern cutting tables. Latest software and computer systems in the Creative Departments. Well Qualified Full Time Faculty for all Streams.

Extra - Curricular

Cultural and educational activities with other colleges are always looked forward to. College, at the Bhopal campus, heartily believe that all work and no play make Jack a dull boy. Here below are memories of some times the campus came together to celebrate festivals and other joyous occasions.  College provide indoor and outdoor sports facilities. Regular personality development workshops. Regular seminars, workshops and conferences.


The college has a well equipped and well stocked library. The college has Library cum reading room, well equipped with periodicals, text books, study material, major dailies and popular magazines for both students and faculty.

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