Indian Institute Of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal is an autonomous management institute established in 1982 by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India. This institute provides management courses which includes management subjects, forestry, and development studies.

Courses conducted by IIFM are:

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Forest Management (PGDFM)
  2. M. Phil. in Natural Resource Management (MRM) and
  3. Fellow Program in Management (FPM) equivalent to Ph. D

Admission to IIFM is done on the basis of candidate’s performance in CAT or XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test). Additionally, IIFM also conducts Group Discussions, Micro Presentation, and Personal Interview. Reservation is in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Government of India.

The institute is spread across 217 acres and provides facilities like computer center, library, hostel, and mess etc. Companies like FinoPaytech, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, and government departments like Madhya Pradesh Forest Department (MPFD) etc. come for placements in IIFM with average package being ₹6.97LPA and highest package being ₹11.15 LPA.

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Hostel and Facilities


Indian Institute of Forest Management provides with hostel accommodation for boys and girls. There are total 3 hostels with total 112 well furnished rooms. The rooms are double seated in every hostel. There is indoor stadium to play Badminton as well as TT in every hostel.

There is a common room where students can sit and watch TV. Beside this, there is also facility of solar geysers to provide students with hot water. There is also Internet facility and gym facility provided to the students within the hostel.

The hostel mess provides a diet plan for students. The mess is run by the Student’s Mess Committee. It looks for the diet plan and also manages special diet plans during Sunday and special occasions as well.

Campus Facilities

The students are provided with various other facilities. There is a free medical check-up done as the doctor visit the campus on ever alternate days. There are three guest rooms in the campus to arrange stay for the parents with charges.

There is also an outdoor ground to play cricket and football. There is also a sports complex which accommodates volleyball court, Lawn Tennis court, swimming pool, and much more.

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About Indian Institute Of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal

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Establishment year 1982
Aid Status
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Hostel and Facilities

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IIFM Ranking

Business India 48
Outlook 30
BW-Synovate Survey 33
CSR-GHRDC Survery 10

Contact Number and Address


P.o. Box-357, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal-462003, India

District Bhopal
State Madhya Pradesh
Pin code 462003
Phone 755 - 2775716, 2773799
Fax 2772878
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Fee Structure

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Placement at Indian Institute Of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal

Courses Offered at Indian Institute Of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal

  • PH.D. Doctor Of Philosophy (Fpm)

    Course Level
    Full Time
    4 Year Years
    Affiliated To
    Tests Accepted CAT/GMAT/UGC-CSIR NET/IIFM Test


    To pursue FPM at IIFM students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.

    * The maximum age limit is 45 years as on 1st July of the 1st year of the commencement of the academic year.
    * Masters degree ( Minimum two years prescribed duration after 10+2+3 years of formal education in relavent discipline with at least 60% marks in Masters dergree.
    * Scores for all standard tests above which are more than two year old as on 1st July of the relevant academic year shall not hold valid.

    Admission Procedure

    IIFM College Bhopal follows admission procedure given below.

    A. Screening test
    Eligible candidates will be required to take the CAT
    They can take GMAT. Or
    The candidates who have five years post-master�s experience or for Engineering post-graduates with 4 years experience can opt for the internal test which can be designed by IIFM
    Should have qualified UGC-CSIR NET
    Candidates who have already obtained a PGDFM from IIFM with a minimum of OGPA of 3.33 (B+), need not take CAT and can apply directly.
    B. Group Discussion & Interview
    Shortlisted candidates will be called to Bhopal for Group Discussion and Personal interview and personal discussion as per the screening criteria decided by the IIFM.

    Tentative Schedule

    Last date for submission of application: FPM; 15th February, 2010.
    Dates for Group Discussion(GD)/Interviews.:Mid March, 2010.
    Results announcements:End March-April, 2010

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  • P.G.D.M. Post-graduate Diploma In Management (Post Graduate Diploma In Forestry Management)

    Course Level
    Full Time
    2 Year Years
    Affiliated To
    Conservation And Livelihood, Development, Environment


    To pursue Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management at IIFM students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.

    Applicants should have (a) at least a three-years bachelor�s degree in any discipline obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/PD) or equivalent CGPA.

    Candidates appearing for the final year graduation examination are also eligible to apply provided they complete it before June 30, 2010 and fulfill the eligibility criteria as set by IIFM.

    Admission Procedure

    IIFM College Bhopal follows admission procedure given below.

    All applicants desirous of seeking admission in PGDFM at IIFM, Bhopal have to appear for Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) between 28th November to 07th December 2009 by responding to their notification published in leading national dailies dated 30th August 2009.
    Candidates shortlisted on the basis of CAT score, will be called for Group Discussion and Interview at IIFM, Bhopal during February/March 2010.

    Tentative Schedule

    Last date for submission of application: PGDFM; December 5, 2009.
    Dates for Group Discussion(GD)/Interviews.: PGDFM; March, 2010.
    Dates for announcing final results: PGDFM; End March-April, 2010.


Maximum salary offered 720000
Minimum salary offered 270000
Average salary offered 460000


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