Applications invited for Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management

Indian Institute of Forest Management, a department of Ministry of Environment and Forest is an autonomous body, working under the Government of India. The institute has invited applications for its course, Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management (PFM), for the academic year 2014.


Eligibility : The candidate scoring 50% marks in graduation or holding equivalent degree is eligible for this course. However, for the reserved candidates, the percentage scale is kept at 45%.

Now do PGDM in Forest Management

The PFM is a two year fully residential Post Graduate level diploma programme. It provides three specialised modules in the two years Post Graduate Programme in Forest Management-

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

PFM programme provides dual specialisation to students

(I) Major Specialisation
(II) Minor Specialisation

Major Specialisation:

A student has to opt for one major specialisation from available three specialisations by opting minimum 8.0 credit courses in total (4.0 credit compulsory and remaining 4.0 credit electives courses, from major specialisation area, offered during term V and VI). However, the total credit to be taken in each Vth and VIth term is 6.0 credit per term. The choice of major specialisation will be based on the cumulative academic performance from Term I to Term III and also preference of the student.

Minor Specialisation:

A student can also have a minor specialisation by opting 4.o credit courses from available compulsory/ elective courses of the relevant module chosen for minor specialisation. The choice for opting the minor specialisation rests with the students.

Last date to apply is 21st January 2014

For further details, students can log on to the official website -

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