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Indian Institute of Forest Management

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Established : 1982 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE

About Indian Institute of Forest Management

IIFM Bhopal is an autonomous Natural Resource Service Training College of Forestry. The IIFM Bhopal was established in 1986 by the Ministry of Environment, Government of India. IIFM visions to satisfy the growing need for Managerial Human Resouce in the discipline of Forest, Natural Resource Management, environment, and other allied sectors. Institute of Forest Management is located in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. IIFM Bhopal Campus is spread over 100 acres.

According to NIRF 2021, IIFM Bhopal Ranking is 75 Framework among Top Management Colleges in India. Indian Institute of Forest Management Courses includes PGDFM (PG Diploma in Forestry Management) and PGDSM (PG Diploma in Sustainable Management). In addition, IIFM offers admission to the FPM and Ph.D. AICTE  has approved IIFM courses. In addition, NBA accredited PGDFM and PGDSM courses. Thus, IIFM courses are considered as best forest management courses in India.

The college follows a unique pedagogy. It combines classroom teaching with field-based learning. It helps students understand the concepts better. The university also allows them to apply them in real-world situations. The Forest Institute Bhopal program includes coursework in subjects. Such as environmental economics, natural resource policy, ecological principles, forest management, etc.

Forest Management Bhopal students also have the opportunity to participate in field trips and internships. IIFM Bhopal has a strong alumni network spread across the globe. IIFM Bhopal Notable Alumni include Santosh Kumar (IFS, batch 1988), Mr. Arun Maira, Former Chairman of Boston Consulting Group, India, and Member. The placements offered by IIFM Bhopal over the years have consistently increased. IIFM Bhopal's average package is 8-10 Lakhs per annum. The students are placed in top sectors such as NGOs, Government Organizations, and Financial Sectors.

Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal architecture perfectly blends Indian and Western styles. The buildings are designed to provide an optimum learning environment. IIFM has all the modern facilities and amenities. If you seek a career in forestry and natural resource management, then IIFM Bhopal is the right choice. 

About IIFM Bhopal: Highlights

Ownership Type

Public

Location

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Establishment

1982

Campus Area

230 Acres

Gender accepted

Co-Education

Accreditation/Approved

NBA, AICTE

Application Mode

Online

Admission Process

Entrance Test and GD/PI

Total Faculty Members

50+

Courses in IIFM Bhopal

PGDFM

PGDSM

FPM

Ph.D.

Entrance Exam

CAT, XAT, GMAT, UGC NET, CSIR NET

Exam Mode

Online

Top Recruiters

Vedanta, and Hindustan Unilever, IDFC First Bank, Bajaj Allianz, Amazon, ICICI Lombard, Indiahikes, Godrej & Boyce

Highest Package

INR 12 LPA

Average Package

 INR 8 LPA

IIFM Bhopal Official website

https://iifm.ac.in/

IIFM Bhopal Contact number

+91-755-2775716

Indian Institute of Forest Management Ranking

  • Indian Institute of Forest Management NIRF Ranking is 75 among Top Management Colleges in India.
  • In 2020, IIFM Bhopal ranked NIRF 62nd in the management category.
  • IIFM Bhopal ranking was 5th by Outlook India in 2020
  • IIFM was ranked 8th among India's 142 "A" Category Management Colleges.

Indian Institute of Forest Management Courses

IIFM Bhopal MBA equivalent PG Diploma Programme is available in Forest Management and Sustainability Management. The duration of the course lasts two years. The course curriculum offered at IIFM Bhopal is extremely helpful for students. They comprehensively understand the subjects. The IIFM Bhopal MBA course covers all aspects of the subject. It thereby provides the students with a well-rounded knowledge. Additionally, the faculty at IIFM Bhopal is highly experienced and dedicated. They safeguard that the candidates receive the best possible education.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management (PGDFM): It is a two-year full-time course offered by IIFM. The course intends to offer students a comprehensive understanding of the various aspects of forest management.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Management (PGDSM): It is a two-year full-time course offered by IIFM. The course offers various aspects of sustainability management. It includes environmental management, social responsibility, and economic development.
  • FPM:  It is a doctoral-level program offered by the Indian Institute of Forest Management. The course is intended to offer students an in-depth understanding. It provides an understanding of the various aspects of forest management.

               It offers specialization in:

  • Communication and Extension Management
  • Ecosystem and Environment Management
  • Environment and Developmental Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • PH. D. – FRI DEEMED UNIVERSITY: The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program is a full-time course. The Forest Research Institute (FRI), Deemed University, offers it. The UGC approves it.
  • Certificate course on Chartered Foresters:  The Certificate Course on Chartered Foresters is a one-year full-time course by the IIFM. The AICTE approves it. The course is deliberate to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the various aspects of forestry.

Indian Institute of Forest Management Fees

The fees of IIFM Bhopal vary depending on the course students attend. The average cost of completing any course costs around an average of 4-5 lakhs. However, the IIFM Bhopal MBA fees (PG Diploma in Management) expenses incurred may be higher or lower. It depends upon the course and mode of study. The IIFM Bhopal fees structure for the various courses is tabulated below:

Course

Fees

PG Diploma in Forest Management

INR 5,24,000 Lakhs

PG Diploma in Sustainability Management

INR 5,24,000 Lakhs

Certification

INR 1,00,000 Lakhs

Indian Institute of Forest Management course admissions

Applicants who wish to apply for IIFM Bhopal admissions for PG Diploma in Management Courses (PGDFM and PGDSM) must ensure the eligibility criteria. They also have to appear for the entrance test based on course requirements. Students who qualify for the IIFM Bhopal Cut off eligibility will be further processed for selection rounds.

IIFM Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criterion for applying to IIFM Bhopal is a bachelor's degree. It can be in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

IIFM Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will be qualified for the admission procedure based on their CAT and XAT scores.
  • Candidates will be further shortlisted based on their performance in GD, PI, and WAT.
  • The final selection is based on the entrance exam score, performance in GD and PI, work experience, academic performance, and extracurricular activities.

IIFM Application form:

  • Students who satisfy all the eligibility terms can fill out the application form.
  • The application can be filled out online on the official website of IIFM.
  • Students need to register, and then they will receive the login credentials.
  • With these login credentials, you can update your details and academic information.
  • After that, you need to upload the required documents.
  • Then male the payment of IIFM Bhopal Application fees. Students from General, OBC, and EWS Categories have to pay INR 1000. While students belonging to SC/ST must pay INR 500.
  • The admission committee will publish the IIFM Bhopal last date to apply notification on the website. Make sure the deadline.

Mandatory documents

  • 10th standard mark sheet and passing certificate
  • 12th standard mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Graduation degree/ final year mark sheet
  • Work experience certificates (if any)
  • CAT/ XAT scorecard
  • GD and PI call letter
  • 2 passport-size photographs.
  • ID proof (Aadhaar Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ PAN Card)

IIFM waiting list for eligible candidates who will apply for IIFM. They will be allotted a place on the first list. But if you could not join due to the unavailability of seats, it shall automatically be carried forward to the second list. They need not apply again.

Indian Institute of Forest Management Cut off

Candidates should hold valid scores in CAT or XAT. In addition, they must score identical to the Cut off for IIFM Bhopal.

IIFM CAT cut off 2022

Category

Cut Off

General

90 Percentile

SC

80 Percentile

ST

75 Percentile

OBC-NC

85 Percentile

IIFM Bhopal cut off the 2022 sectional for General Category

Section

CAT Cut Off

VARC

70 Percentile

DILR

75 Percentile

QA

70 Percentile

 

IIFM OBC cutoff

Section

CAT Cut Off

VARC

65 Percentile

DILR

60 Percentile

QA

65 Percentile

 

IIFM Bhopal XAT cut off

Section

Cut Off

VLA

70 Percentile

DM

75 Percentile

QADI

75 Percentile

Indian Institute of Forest Management placement

At IIFM Bhopal, students are placed in various prestigious companies through campus drives. The Institute has a very good reputation in the industry sectors. The companies are always keen to recruit from IIFM. The IIFM Bhopal placement statistics are as follows:

IIFM Bhopal Placement 2021

  • There was a total of 123 offers made by the companies.
  • In 2021 Drive, the IIFM Bhopal's highest package offered was Rs. 14 LPA.
  • The IIFM Bhopal average package offered was Rs. 7.7 LPA.
  • A total of 43 top-notch companies visited the campus for placements.
  • There was a total of 21 PPOs offered to the students.
  • Compared to IIFM Bhopal placement 2020, there was a decrease of 10% in the average package.
  • IIFM Bhopal's placement percentage was 85%.
  • The top recruiting companies were Amazon, HDFC Bank, IDFC First Bank, Bajaj Allianz, Amazon, ICICI Lombard, Indiahikes, Godrej & Boyce, etc.
  • A total of 95% of the students were placed in various companies.
  • The highest number of placements were made from the Consulting sector.

IIFM Bhopal Placement 2022

  • There was a total of 100 offers made by the companies.
  • The highest package offered was Rs. 20 LPA.
  • The IIFM Bhopal MBA average package (Post Graduate Diploma) was Rs. 8.1 LPA.
  • A total of 35 companies visited the campus for placements.
  • There was a total of 17 PPOs offered to the students.
  • IIFM placements in 2022 saw an increase of 10% in the average package compared to 2021.
  • A total of 97% of the students were placed in various companies.
  • IIFM Recruitment Top companies were Amazon, Deloitte, PwC, EY, KPMG, and ITC Limited.

Indian Institute of Forest Management Infrastructure

The infrastructure of IIFM Bhopal includes a library, computer lab, and auditorium. The library has a collection of over 50,000 books on various topics. The IIFM Campus has:

  • Sports Complex
  • Fitness Centre
  • Gymnasium
  • Table Tennis
  • Cafeteria
  • Medical Facilities
  • First-aid
  • ATM
  • 24-hour security
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Separate hostel facilities for boys and girls

Indian Institute of forest management Bhopal hostel

The IIFM Hostel Bhopal provides accommodation to both men and women. It is well-furnished and spacious with all the modern amenities. The hostel has a mess facility where healthy and nutritious food is served to the students. The hostel committee ensures that the students have a comfortable stay at the hostel.

  • There are a total of 3 hostels at IIFM Bhopal. The hostel names are Nilgiri, Vindhyachal, and Aravalli.
  • Nilgiri Hostel can accommodate a total of 96 students.
  • Vindhyachal Hostel can accommodate a total of 192 students.
  • Aravalli Hostel can accommodate a total of 288 students.
  • IIFM Bhopal hostel rooms available are single occupancy, double occupancy, and triple occupancy.
  • The Indian Institute of forest management Bhopal hostel fees varies from INR 16,000 to INR 1,00,000. IIFM Bhopal hostel fees vary depending on the room the candidate chooses.
  • The IIFM Bhopal mess fees for Nilgiri and Vindhyachal: Rs. 2,700 per month. The mess fee for Aravalli is Rs. 2,900 per month.
  • The hostels have 24-hour water and electricity supply.
  • There is a Wi-Fi facility available in all the hostels.
  • Each hostel has a common room with a TV, indoor games, and other recreational facilities.
  • The college provides transportation facilities from the hostel to the campus and vice versa.
  • Transportation facilities from the hostel to the campus and vice versa.
  • Every hostel has a solar/geyser facility.
  • All hostels have common areas with TVs and DTH connections.
  • 24/7 water and electricity supply

Indian Institute of Forest Management Course fee structure

CourseFeesDuration
MBA - Forest and Environmental Management Request 2 years

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Indian Institute of Forest Management Entrance exams required for Admission 2023

Indian Institute of Forest Management Campus Facilities/Infrastructure

library
laboratory
hostel
sports

Reviews

Asked question

What are the IIFM's forestry management fees?
Asked by Soundarya
replied on 03-Feb-2022 15:55:09

PGDFM fees at the Indian Institute of Forest Management are estimated to be roughly INR 6.24 lakhs for a two-year programme.

What is the Indian Institute of Forest Management's hostel fee?
Asked by Suhas
replied on 03-Feb-2022 15:55:16

Because the pricing structure is the same for males and females, the IIFM hostel charge will range from INR 16.5k to INR 50k, depending on the number of rooms shared by the students.

What is the PGDFM IIFM application fee?
Asked by Bhuvan
replied on 03-Feb-2022 15:55:24

If candidates apply for PGDFM/ PGDSM at the Indian Institute of Forest Management, the application cost will be INR 1000.

Can I get direct admission now in iifm?
Asked by Radhika Bhoyar
replied on 19-Mar-2020 12:24:11

Because Indian Institute of Forest Management is a public institute there is no management quota or direct admissions given. Candidates based on entrance exam score could seek Indian Institute of Forest Management admissions.

What is IIFM PGDM fee
Asked by Radhika Bhoyar
replied on 19-Mar-2020 12:35:45

Indian Institute of Forest Management fee of PGDM in general as a whole for 2 years is around INR 6.24 lakhs and the fee can be split and cleared in instalment.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

+91-755-2775716, 2773799, 2766603, 2776950, 2761731, 2775703

Email ID:

director@iifm.ac.in

Address:

Indian Institute of Forest Management, Po Box 357, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

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