M.Phil Admissions 2011-2012
Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal has invited applications for one year M.Phil. programme in Natural Resource Management (Award of degree by Saurashtra University, Rajkot) commencing from September, 2011.
Candidates must have a Post Graduate Degree/Diploma or its equivalent, recognized by an Indian University or Association of Indian Universities with the minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC-Non creamy/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 August 31, 2011.
The total number of seats available is 20, out of which maximum of 10 seats will be filled by 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 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 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 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.iifm.ac.in/M.Phil.
Completed application form (accompanied by 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 latest by 05-07-2011.
For details, logon to the link: http://www.iifm.ac.in/mphil/m.phil-advt-2011.pdf