Indian Institute of forest management (IIFM) is an autonomous institution established in the year of 1982 by the ministry of environment. It was affiliated with AICTE. This institute was recommended by the National Commission on agriculture. The institute objective is to fulfill the growing need for the managerial human resources in the area of forest, environment and natural resource management. 

This institute offers 4 courses across 3 streams. In addition to these courses they also provide management development programs. They provide all the facilities for the students which make them as well satisfied. 

To get admission to the college, the candidates have to go through entrance tests.

IIFM Bhopal Highlights

Institute name IIFM
Established 1982
Ownership Public/Government
Courses offered 4 courses 3 streams
Exam accepted XAT,CAT
Popular courses MBA,PGDM/FPM
Application mode Online
Official website

IIFM Bhopal Courses offered

Course Details
PG Diploma in Forest management Eligibility: Applicants must hold any degree in any discipline with 50% marks.
Duration: 2 Years
PG diploma in sustainability management Eligibility: The candidates have to complete their bachelor degree in any field.
Durations: 2 years
M.Phil in natural resource management Eligibility: The candidates have to complete post graduate degree in any discipline or Diploma in the field of science/Engineering/Management
Duration: 1 Year
Fellow programme in Management Eligibility: The students have to complete a master degree in any discipline with 60% marks in any recognised institution.
Duration: 1 Year

IIFM Bhopal Fee Structure

Course Fees(Total fee)
PG diploma 6.24 lakhs
PG program 6.24 lakhs
M.Phil 1.75 lakhs
Certified course 1 lakh

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Indian Institute of Forest Management Admission

  1. Screening test: The eligible candidates with any one of the following scores are directly called for the presentation and personal interview. IMM CAT/GMAT, GATE, FRI entrance exam, ICAR NET.
  2. Presentation and interview: 
  • The candidates are called for the presentation and personal interview as per the criteria framed by IIFM.
  • Final selection will be decided by the management.
  • Students will be admitted in a specific area of specialization to the faculty area of the institute.
  • A maximum of 10 Students can be admitted each year.

How to apply?

  • Visit the official portal of the college.
  • Click on the “ apply now” button.
  • Give the respective details like name, academic details, communication details etc.
  • Pay the application fee through the online.
  • Hit on the submit button to complete the application process.

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IIFM Bhopal Placements

Most of the job placement at IIFM are with the environment and development sector through NGOs.

As per 2019 placement record at IIFM:

23.33% students got placed at Government agencies. About 66% of the batch was placed with salary packages of more than 7 LPA.

Highest Package INR 13.2 LPA
Average Package INR 7.5 LPA

IIFM Bhopal Scholarships

Merit scholarship scheme- A scholarship of Rs 5000/- is awarded to 20 students at the end of the first term. The institute prepares the merit list of eligible students based on the recommendation of PFM Committee.

Scholarship for SC and ST Students – This is available to sc category candidates as per conditions laid by the ministry. This scholarship covers the full fee, stationery items and boarding charges to SC/ST students.

IIFM Bhopal Facilities

Hostel – It consists of three hostels namely nilgiri, vindhyachal and aravalli. All the three are fully furnished with 112 rooms and separate blocks for girls to accommodate students. All the rooms are attached with a bath with hot water supply and free wi-fi is given inside the hostel.

Mess – The mess is run by the Student Mess Committee on cooperative basis. Mess is equipped with automated and semi automated equipment and cooking systems. It is capable of cooking for 300 people at a time.

Library – The library of this institute is multi storied and air conditioning which has a variety of books and e-journals on subjects of business management, sociology, environment and development etc.

Computer centre – The campus is well equipped with computing resources and has hardware and software that is a support for diverse computing requirements.

Sports – The institute provides sports facilities for the students which includes indoor and outdoor games such as Badminton, Cricket, Football etc.

Medical facilities – This institute is tied up with the reputed hospitals for hospitality and medical services. Hospitality is offered to students and everyone within the campus 24X7..

IIFM Bhopal Faculty

The faculty will be drawn primarily from the IIFM and supplemented with best faculty comprising experts from the Industry, government and civil society. The multi disciplinary faculty who have the rights to decide experience in providing management inputs in forest management.

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Ques. What is the surrounding of the IIFM Bhopal?

Ans. The college is surrounded by 230 acres which is full of green lush and this is a plastic free campus. Inside the campus there are several plants and animals living. The environment gives the students a peaceful mind for the students and it attracts all of them.

Ques. What is the timing of IIFM?

Ans. The college starts at 9 o'clock and ends at the evening time of 6. It is common for all the departments and for all the day. On Saturdays and Sundays the college is closed. These hours might be changed every year according to the rules and regulations framed by the management.

Ques. What is the exact location of the IIFM Bhopal?

Ans. IIFM, Bhopal is located at 375, Bhadbhada road, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Habibganj railway station is 7.6 km and Raja Bojh airport is 16 km away from the institute. Suraj Nagar bus depot is 9 km away from the institute. Students can hire a taxi or auto to reach the college.

Ques. Is there any donation fee in the IIFM College?

Ans. No, there is no other donation fee for the students to pay to the management. The academic fee and tuition fee is enough to pay on the time of admission. After that, at the time of exams the students have to pay the exam fee to write the exams.