IIFM M.Phil (NRM) Admission 2018 – Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal offers admission to M.Phil in Natural Resource Management for the academic session 2018-19. Interested and eligible candidates can download the application form for admission in IIFM M.Phil Admission 2018. Candidates can check all the details of IIFM M.Phil (NRM) Admission 2018 like application procedure, eligibility criteria, selection procedure and other important information from this page given below.

Latest: Last date of Admission for IIFM M.Phil (NRM) for academic session 2018-19 is now extended till May 15, 2018. Scoll down to check the same.

IIFM M.Phil Admission 2018 in Natural Resource Management

The Indian Institute of Forest Management is a sectoral management institute, which constantly endeavors to evolve knowledge useful for managers in the area of forest, environment, natural resources management and allied sectors. It disseminates such knowledge in ways that promote its application by individuals and organizations.

Natural Resource Management (NRM) as a dynamic process, is intertwined with changing social, cultural, economic, and ecological factors at different levels with a focus on community-based issues. Further, in the era of globalization, many of the management issues are not only influenced by local governance but also by national and international governance/treaties/conventions. India is one of the responsible nations and signatory to many international treaties related to natural resource management and allied sector, has to constantly upgrade its professionals engaged in NRM to equip them with skills and knowledge in order to manage its rich natural resources effectively.

Application Form 2018

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications in the prescribed application form with all supporting documents. Before filling up the application form candidates must ensure the eligibility criteria carefully. The application form is available on the official website and the direct link is also provided below. Completed application form along with Demand Draft for Rs. 500/- in favour of Director, Indian Institute of Forest Management, payable at Bhopal should reach IIFM.

Note: Candidates should ensure that the completed M.Phil (NRM) application form reaches IIFM by May 15, 2018.

Instruction for Applicant

  • Type or print the answers clearly and completely.
  • To be sent along with supporting documents.
  • Incomplete applications will not be entertained.

Send Application to

Chairperson, M.Phil (NRM) Admission
Indian Institute of Forest Management
Nehru Nagar, Bhopal ‒ 462 003 INDIA
Phone : EPABX : 0755-2768331, 2763925, 2763924, 2766603, 2775703,
Extension: Office : 339 , Manager 349, Chairperson :389
FAX : 0755-755-2671929, Email: [email protected]
Internet: www.iifm.ac.in/mphil

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum qualification for all candidates shall be Post Graduate degree/diploma in the field of Science/Engineering/ Management and related Social sciences. (The equivalence will be decided by the Institute) or its equivalent with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks recognized by an Indian University or Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The relaxation of 5% marks at the Master’s Degree (P.G) eligibility criterion shall be given to candidates belonging to SC/ST/DA category as per the guidelines of UGC.

For in-service category, Officers from Indian Forest Service, State Forest Services, Group ‘A’ Officers or equivalent from Govt. Departments/Public Sector and representatives from NGOs with minimum three years of experience in the fields related to natural resource management can apply.

Selection Procedure

For open category candidates, written test and an interview shall be conducted. The written test shall have three components namely English ability, Analytical ability and Natural Resource Management aptitude. The Institute shall set a cutoff limit for the written exam. Candidates qualifying the written test shall be invited for the interview. Based on the performance in the interview, a merit list of suitable candidates will be released for admission. The UGC/CSIR/ICAR- NET qualified candidates and candidates with PGDFM from IIFM with a minimum of 3.0 OGPA shall be exempted from written test and shall be directly called for interview.

In-service category candidates are required to send their application proper channel which will be screened at IIFM using criteria set by the institute to select candidates for the course. The nominated in-service candidates shall be exempted from written test.


The total number of seats available is 20, out of which maximum of 10 seats will be filled by in-service.

Fee Structure

The total fee that shall be charged from the selected candidates is Rs. 90,000 (Rupees Ninety thousand only). This includes the tuition fee, examination fee, library fee, computer fee, hostel rent, charges for electricity, water and travel and accommodation during national field visits and other miscellaneous charges. The cost towards mess charges will be borne by individual candidates/sponsoring agencies.


Reservation shall be applicable for candidates other than nominated in-service candidates as per the prevailing Govt. of India norms.

Official Website: www.iifm.ac.in.

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